Nirmalya Dutta

Nirmalya Dutta

Sub Editor, http://health.india.com

Biography

An extremely obese glutton in the past, Nirmalya is a newly-converted health freak who went through a Spartan-like weight loss regime in the recent past. He lost 38 kilos in 10 months and having cracked the weight loss code, intends to share it with the world. He aims to bust all the myths and paranoia people usually associate with dieting,weight-loss and exercising. You can reach him at nirmalya@corp.india.com
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Ideal height-weight chart – is it an accurate indicator of good health? April 24, 2014 at 11:17 am Every time you go to a clinic or a gym; the first thing they do is measure your height and tell you what your ideal weight should be. Now the problem lies in the fact that in India there’s no such thing as an ideal height-weight chart for Indians and a Google search for the same turns up an …
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How to lose weight at home – exercises, yoga and diet tips April 22, 2014 at 3:23 pm There are various hurdles to losing weight. Some of us don't have the motivation, the information or the right attitude. It's not possible for everyone to juggle work and home-life and make room for exercising or dieting. But it's a common myth that weight loss needs you to join a gym or follow a …
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Would a full-body suit make you feel more free and liberated? April 21, 2014 at 6:09 pm The Japanese are without a doubt one of the most cultured societies out there which means that they can’t do certain things that would be considered absolutely normal in other places. For example, it’s considered unladylike for ladies to open their mouth properly while eating so that prevents …
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Now an app to compare your sex life with others! April 21, 2014 at 12:37 pm Barney Stinson, Don Draper or Charlie Harper would have loved this – an app that lets you compare sex lives! The new app helps you keep track of how much action you're getting and gives you the option of sharing the details with the rest of the world could be just the thing for you. The …
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Are brain disorders an evolutionary problem? April 21, 2014 at 11:43 am Why is it that our Neanderthal ancestors never suffered from brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but it’s a common malice in the modern world? The reason is that our cave-dwelling ancestors didn’t have the DNA triggers which can lead to these ailments. They were essentially turned off …
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Why so serious? 6 amazing facts you didn’t know about laughter April 21, 2014 at 10:32 am Why did the chicken cross the road? Narendra Modi: Because the roads are smooth in Gujarat.  Arvind Kejriwal: To fight corruption and end communalism and induce some anarchy. Rahul Gandhi: Mummy, Priyanka di, Digvijay Uncle, help… Umm to seek empowerment and find out about RTI. Okay that …
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