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For a healthier mind and body

Updated on: 14 February,2021 10:38 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Prutha Bhosle | prutha.bhosle@mid-day.com

Podcasts accompany people during long commutes, workouts at the gym, and downtime in the bathtub. And, in a world where health has become a top priority, here are five podcasts for a better life

For a healthier mind and body

SOS Show


The SOS Show
Suchita Bhhatia is a Mumbai-based filmmaker and has keen interest in podcasting. Her podcast intends to open up discussion on mental health and bring about a real change and a leap in our cultural ecosystem with regards to mental health. In her latest 58th episode, she is in conversation with power performer and world champion Abhinav Bindra who talks about mental health for peak performances. Bindra has more than 150 medals to his credit in air rifle shooting. He is the recipient of the Arjuna award and the Padma Bhushan. 
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To listen: eplog.media


Marbles Lost & Found


When it comes to mental health, phrases like these are the usual suspects: “Walk it off,” “It’s all in your head,” “Just think happy thoughts.” We certainly wish it were that easy. Hosted by Zain Calcuttawala and Avanti Malhotra, Marbles Lost & Found is a podcast to raise awareness about mental health and its importance in our day to day life. They want everyone to know that mental health care, just like physical health care, is actually normal.
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To listen: IVM Podcasts app

Heal & Hearty

India sees 5.8 million deaths because of diabetes, cancer, stroke and lung disease every year. How do we prevent them? On this show, Rachna Chahchi, nutritional therapist and Certified Cancer Coach, helps you understand nutrition, exercise and a healthy lifestyle that keeps your diseases away, without medication. She helps debunk myths about health and prescribes the right course of action for you 
every week.
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To listen: IVM Podcasts app

She Says She’s Fine

This is a 25-episode women’s health series from Audible Suno created and hosted by Dr Munjaal Kapadia. Why is it difficult for women to prioritise their health? Why is there a vortex of guilt around women’s bodies and their medical care? How can we alleviate the fear around women’s deepest, most private health concerns? The series takes the shame and stigma away from subjects such as sex, contraception, periods, motherhood, and miscarriages, challenging misinformation, myths,  and unshackling social taboos.
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To listen: audible.in

Corona Medicine-Fabi Flu

Our busy lives make us miss out on so many things. And maintaining good health is one of them. People desire a good life, but only a few get time to live a healthy one. This health podcast in Hindi hosted by Apurva Lahoti talks not just about tips but also helps us understand what is good for our health and what’s not. It touches upon Fabiflu, a drug said to be used for COVID-19 treatment.
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To listen: kukufm.com

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