modi: Make yoga part of daily routine for healthy life: PM Modi to people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said Yoga increases both the strength of the body and peace of mind, as he urged people to make the ancient Indian practice a part of their daily routine for a healthy life. The prime minister shared a set of videos, titled ‘Yoga with Modi’, depicting different ‘asanas’. Prime Minister Modi will lead a yoga session for the first time at the UN Headquarters in New York on the 9th International Day of Yoga on June 21. The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga.…

Healthy habits can lengthen life

At a Glance Researchers found that people who maintained five healthy lifestyle factors lived more than a decade longer than those who didn’t maintain any of the five. The results suggest that Americans can increase the length of their lives and lower their disease risk by adopting a healthier lifestyle. Americans don’t live as long as people in most other high-income countries. Heart disease and cancer are two of the most common preventable chronic diseases in the United States. An unhealthy lifestyle increases your risk for these and other chronic diseases that can lead to early death. To explore the…