Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Health & Fitness

Lose 5 times more weight by training your mind

Losing weight requires making diet and lifestyle adjustments, but once we’ve done that, can we do anything to maximize the good results? A new study shows that applying a simple mind imagery technique could boost weight loss significantly. Recently, Dr. Linda Solbrig and colleagues, from the University of Plymouth in ...

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Sitting too long can lead to dangerous health risks

Did you know prolonged sedentary time could lead to health risks? Sitting for too many hours per day or sitting without a break is known to harm your body, a new study reveals. While the evidence on the adverse effects of prolonged sedentary time continues to increase, further studies are ...

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Jessica Alba: Motherhood made me healthy

LOS ANGELES: Jessica Alba says becoming a mother made her get into health food. The 37-year-old actress has daughters Honor, nine, and Haven, six, and son Hayes, four months, with her husband Cash Warren, and has admitted that it was only when she brought her first baby home that she ...

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Air pollution makes millions diabetic every year

LONDON: Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but research by the Washington ...

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Parineeti Chopra says I’ve no pressure to look a certain way

BOLLYWOOD actor Parineeti Chopra made headlines for her drastic weight loss, some praising her for her commitment to a healthy lifestyle while others criticised her for sending out a problematic message about body image. But the actress says she pays no heed to people talking. . “You can’t always pay ...

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Most depressing day of the year – BLUE MONDAY – what can you do

The fun and frivolities of the holiday season have faded, purse strings are tightened as pay day seems further away than usual and, as if that wsn’t bad enough, it’s raining. These are some of the different factors which have resulted in Monday, January 15, being dubbed the most depressing day ...

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UK bans manufacture of products containing microbeads

  LONDON: A UK-wide ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today (9 January) – a “landmark step” in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful pieces of plastic. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced that manufacturers of cosmetics and ...

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Facial yoga can make you look younger

Yoga has been a popular as an exercise and for overall well-being of the body. It has been extensively practised and loved by celebrities and people all over the world. As yoga evolves further, facial yoga has also been developed. It is a series of exercises that promise to do for ...

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The effects of sexsomnia

Sleep; a time for relaxation, peace and rejuvenation, orelaxationr, a time for sex! But how can a person engage in sex when asleep? Well, turns out, a person can. Sleep sex is not a myth; it is a real condition and is termed as sexsomnia. Where you may have heard ...

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Improve sleep quality by opening doors and windows

A new study in Netherlands suggested that leaving a bedroom door or window open may help people sleep better. Open windows and doors helped reduce carbon dioxide levels and improve ventilation and air flow, which was related to better sleep quality for the healthy young adults in the study. “We ...

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