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India: Launching a New Era in Wellness (Jan. 2013)

Posted By National Wellness Institute, Tuesday, January 01, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013

By Preeti Rao
Health/Wellness Coach & Consultant

India, as the world knows, is a wellness destination. The important question, however, is whether the existing wellness models in the country cater to the social, physical, spiritual, and emotional dimensions of wellness. (more…)

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For the world, India is a go-to-destination for Ayurveda and Yoga but unfortunately India is fast losing the importance of the age–old wisdom that came from these practices.  The WHO report identifies, the fast adoption of a western lifestyle with fast food restaurants sprawling not only the metropolitan cities but also smaller towns and villages, lack of physical activity and excessive use of tobacco as leading causes for Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD), Cardio Vascular diseases (CVDs) and Cancers in India (Thakur, 2009). (more…)

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