Stars and the solar system & Sun.

THE UNIVERSE The universe consists of everything that exists. The sun, the moon, the planets, the stars, and all matter, energy, and space that exist constitute the universe. The universe contains billions the galaxies, each containing millions or billions of stars. Billions of galaxy clusters around the universe are strung together like a giant spiderweb. The universe is incredibly huge. No one knows the exact size of the universe. The universe has not always been the same size. Scientists believe that it began in a Big Bang (explosion) which took…

Trying for a baby? Here are five tips for a smoother conception

Around the world, many couples face roadblocks while trying to have a baby. This can leave them emotionally drained, stressed and anxious, causing more delay to their journey into parenthood. Dr Madhuprita Agrawal, an infertility specialist at Ashoka Super Speciality Hospital, says infertility is not a gender-specific problem. She suggests five tips that can help in conceiving faster. Read on. * Try at the right age: Biologically, men and women drop their potential to plan a pregnancy as their ages increase. If pregnancy is avoided at the right age, complications…

When is the best time to have a cheat meal?

After a week of religiously following one’s fitness routine, it is only natural to crave for and/or indulge in something we like — better known as a cheat meal. In simple words, a cheat meal or a calorie-dense food is nothing more than your favourite food, which is not a part of your regular diet. For cheat meals, many prefer to snack on their favourite foods during the weekends, and especially at night. But is there a time to enjoy cheat meals so as to keep the taste buds happy…

Want more energy? Here’s what you should pair your fruits with

Many of us tend to reach out for processed or fried snacks to satiate our unwanted hunger pangs. But, it must be noted that such foods are high in sugar and salt and must be avoided. They should, instead, be swapped with healthier substitutes like fruits. However, did you know that you can derive more from fruits by pairing them with a few specific foods? Throwing light on how one can do just that, nutritionist Shivika Gandhi said: “Grabbing a fruit for healthy evening snacking? Great choice there! However, we do…