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Aug

15 minutes of exercise every day reduces death risk

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People who increase their physical activity by just 15 minutes per day can reduce their risk of death by 14 percent and enhance their life expectancy by three years, claimed a study published in The Lancet.    The study compared inactive people with active people who indulge in different...Read More

24
May

Dairy Delights: Cheese and Butter doesn’t increase the risk of heart attacks

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Are you cheese or butter lover? Then, there is great news for you- scientists have discovered that consuming dairy food does not increase your risk of heart attack! The nutritionists conducted a survey among thousands of middle aged people and found that even those people who consumed more than half...Read More

23
May

Consume protein rich diet to ward off hunger pangs

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The best way to avoid hunger pangs throughout the day is to consume a protein rich breakfast, suggested researchers from University of Missouri. The researchers observed teenagers over a period of three weeks. During this period, the teenagers were made to undergo different phases, wherein some of them...Read More

20
May

The “Martial Art” of aging gracefully

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Elderly people must start practicing Tai Chi or martial art to improve their mental and physical health, suggests academics. According to a study, the ancient Chinese exercises can be of great help for the elder citizens to improve their psychological being and avoid fall injuries.  The deep breathing...Read More

19
May

Even “one night” lack of sleep adds to your flab

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Sleep deprivation not only makes the day seem unnecessarily long, but also lowers your metabolism rate adding to your flab, suggested a European study. It lowers down the metabolism of the body the next morning which means fewer calories is burnt off. This study was conducted by the American Journal...Read More

18
May

Obesity enducing Gene discovered, claim scientists

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The 'master switch' gene causing obesity has been discovered, claimed scientists. This piece of DNA is believed to be the one that controls other genes present in the fat cells of the body. According to the researchers, this breakthrough could help in treating obesity-related diseases like heart disease...Read More

05
May

“Bad Fat” can be turned to “Good Fat”, New Study

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Now the body fat can be turned into a better form of fat that burns off weight and calories, according to the recent study by the scientists. The team of scientists of US Johns Hopkins made this breakthrough in rats. They believe that the same could be achieved in humans too. This can offer renewed...Read More

02
May

Want to gain weight? Be in the company of obese friends!

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Are you planning to gain weight from a long time? Then, its time to seek the company of obese friends! According to a recent research, thin people who socialize with obese ones have higher chances of putting on weight. Well, there is good news for the obese people too! This process can work in the reverse...Read More

06
Apr

Consume fruits and vegetables to eliminate the prevalent viral infections

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With the horrific viral infections engulfing the city, you need to take adequate protection to safeguard yourself from its attack. One of the most viable methods to boost you immune system and avoid getting trapped by infections, flu and colds is by paying extra attention on your food intake.   Health...Read More

18
Mar

Wonders of Lemongrass

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Lemongrass, as we all know is famed for its citrus-cum-ginger taste. Also called citronella, its botanical name is cymbopogon ciatrus. Lemongrass is an essential ingredient of Asian cuisines particularly Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese. Apart from its flavor lemongrass possesses a host of medical and...Read More

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