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World Anti-Obesity Day: Home remedies to tackle obesity

Obesity is a condition where the body accumulates excessive fats. A person whose Body Mass Index (BMI), (individuals weight in kgs divided by the square of his height in meters), is greater than or equal to 25 is termed as overweight. A person with a BMI 30 or greater is considered to be an obese. Today, on World Anti-Obesity Day (November, 26), Nation Next lists some of the natural remedies that will make you lose weight faster. While these are some sure shot home remedies for obesity, there has to be a long-term commitment to achieve this goal by altering your diet and most importantly, getting rid of your sedentary lifestyle. Here’s how you can shed those extra kilos without any side effects.

PS: Don’t expect these remedies to do wonders overnight!


Ajwain (Photo source: Tips curing disease)

Boil one glass of water and add one teaspoon of ajwain. Allow it to dissolve completely for at least five minutes. Having lukewarm warm with ajwain on empty stomach, will aid digestion; get rid of constipation and gastritis.

Black pepper

Black Pepper (Photo source: The Homestead Garden)

Black pepper contains piperine, which controls the generation of fat cells. Also, it reduces the fat levels in our blood stream and enhances the bodys ability to absorb nutrients from our foods. Lemon too cuts down fats. A dash of black pepper and one teaspoon of lime juice in one glass of warm water post your heaviest meal will surely cut that extra fat!

Lauki juice (Bottle gourd)

Laura (bottle gourd) (Photo source: NDTV)

Lauki (bottle gourd) juice is one of the quickest and healthiest ways to lose weight and keep your heart healthy. Being high on fiber, it successfully curbs your appetite, which in turn helps in losing weight quickly. Just squeeze a grated lauki and extract its juice. Every time you get those hunger pangs, slurp your lauki juice (half to one cup at once).


Triphala (Photo source: superfoodsforsuperhealth)

Combination of three herbs- Amalaki, Haritaki and Bibhitaki, one of the wonder herbs of Ayurveda ? Triphala – not just helps reduce obesity but also is the best antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. Often cited as the best super food, Triphala is known to gently remove all toxins, fats and fluids from your body. Mix one teaspoon of Triphala powder with lukewarm water (every morning) and consume it on empty stomach for best results.

Cinnamon and Honey

Cinnamon and honey (Photo source: steppin2mygreenworld)

Cinnamon, also referred to as the natural insulin, maintains healthy blood sugar levels in the body. It helps in increasing the metabolism that not only treats diabetes but obesity too. Mix a pinch of cinnamon with one teaspoon honey in warm water. Consume it half hour before going to bed at night for a healthy and quick weight loss.


Tomatoes (Photo source: vegkitchen)

Rich in vitamins A, C and K, tomatoes are also rich in antioxidants, which controls obesity. They also tend to alter our hormone levels that in turn affect our appetite. Having tomatoes on an empty stomach (with the peel and the seeds) prevents as well as reduces obesity.

Green Tea

Green Tea (Photo source: livestrong)

Three to four cups of green tea with ginger, honey and lemon, and you are sorted! It enhances our bodys ability to perfectly utilise our fats to generate energy. Perfect way to increase metabolism, green tea is one of the most convenient ways to get rid of obesity.

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Nagpur News

Rina Sinha becomes Charter President of RMBRCN



The Rotary Means Business chapter of Rotary Club Of Nagpur (RMBRCN) celebrated their Charter Presentation and Installation of Board on September 17, 2023 in a crisp official ceremony at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur.

Rotary Means Business encourages Rotarians to support the success of their fellow Rotarians by doing business with them and by referring others to them.

Charter President Past President Rtn Rina Sinha presided over the ceremony. Renowned entrepreneur and Rotarian Aspi Bapuna, Chairman of Bapuna Group, was the Chief Guest and  Rtn Namita Sharma, President of RCN, was the Guest of Honour.

The Board of Directors of RMBRCN include Rtn Navneet Jain, Vice President, Rtn Mohanned Master Honorary Secretary, Rtn Sanjay Aggarwal Treasurer, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia Director Chapter Service, Rtn Rahul Shrivastava, Director Vocational Service, Dr Ruchi Choudhry, Director Membership Development, Ranjana Duseja, Director Attendance.

Past Rotary District Governor (PDG) Shabbir Shakir, Past Presidents- Bharat Goenka , Khushnoor Chugh, Sanjiv Chugh, Akhtar Parvez, Tejinder Singh Rawal, Alok Goenka,  Jerestine Watchmaker, Sandeep Dhodapkar, Sanjay Arora, President RMB Nagpur, and Behram Patel  were present.

President Rina Sinha informed that within a short period of its formation already 48 members representing various businesses  have joined the chapter and the numbers are increasing . The Chapter has already crossed 5 crores of business amongst their members and RMB will further strengthen Rotary in membership growth and retention .

Chief Guest Rtn Aspi Bapuna lauded the chapter’s success and reiterated that its comfortable and safe to do business among fellow rotarians as all follow the Four Way Test of Rotary. Jerestine introduced President Rina. Aspi Bapuna  presented the charter and installed President Rina Sinha . Rtn Namita congratulated the RMB chapter and informed that this is the new initiative at RCN.The Board was installed by Rina Sinha and all members were installed by the Past Presidents. An exclusive digital Monthly Magazine ‘Growth Engine’ was launched by Editor Niharika Chugh Vali.

 Navneet Jain and Rahul Choudhry conducted the referral and thank you session where enthusiastic members informed about their successful business details. Nishchay Sinha launched the social media and MYRMB app which connects members to other chapters digitally, Treasurer Sanjay Agarwal gave treasurers report, Rtn Rakhi Bhatia managed the event. Rtn Parag Datey and Niharika were the Masters of Ceremony (MOCs). Secretary Mohammed Master proposed the formal Vote of Thanks .

Also read: Jayaswal Neco group celebrate BL Shaw’s 90th Birthday, 50th Founder’s Day in a huge gala event in Nagpur

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Nitin Gadkari inaugurates double-decker electric bus availed for senior citizens in Nagpur



Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, on Saturday, inaugurated the double-decker electric bus designed for senior citizens in Nagpur. The initiative has been undertaken in association with Ashok Leyland’s CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Committee and Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan.

Executive President of Jyeshtha Nagarik Pratishthan Datta Meghe, Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland Limited Yash Sachar, CEO of Switch Mobility Mahesh Babu, and other dignitaries were present during the inauguration.

“I am very thankful to Ashok Leyland’s electric vehicle arm ‘Switch Mobility’ for donating an electric bus for our senior citizens. The bus can hold a capacity of 65 people and will benefit a lot to disabled and senior citizens,” Gadkari said.

“We already have a green Electra bus available to us for the past five to six years. Krishna Reddy has taken the responsibility of repairing and providing air-conditioning to the bus, moreover, he is providing us with one additional bus. A Tata Motor bus will be arriving this month as well, giving us a total of four buses to operate. This will solve the issue of waiting list due to the lack of buses for senior citizens in the city.” he added.

With the help of these buses, senior citizens can avail the benefit of free trips to religious places like Ambhora, Adasa, Shegaon, Mahur, Dhapewada, and Kalamb.

Also read: NMC confiscates 117 PoP idols, collects Rs 10,000 fine from seller


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Nagpur: Married man accused of girlfriend’s rape commits suicide on Facebook live



A 38-year-old married man named Manish alias Raj Yadav, on Sunday, committed suicide during a Facebook live-stream after allegedly being accused of rape by his girlfriend and her family in Nagpur.

During the live stream, Manish, who was married and a father to three children, stated that his 19-year-old girlfriend, Kajal, along with her family members demanded a sum of five lakh rupees and threatened to press charges of rape if he failed to do so.

On September 6, the situation became grave as the woman’s family accused him of eloping after Kajal went missing from her residence.

The deceased refused the claims of having any sexual relationship with the woman and identified her, her family, and a photo studio operator responsible for his condition. He, then, jumped into the river.

After the live video surfaced online, Kalamna Police launched a search operation and recovered the deceased’s body from the river. Four people have been detained in the case for questioning. Further investigation is underway.

Also read: NMC confiscates 117 PoP idols, collects Rs 10,000 fine from seller

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