Saturday, 15 June 2019

Health & Fitness

Bad diets kill 11 million people annually: study

Unhealthy diets are responsible for the deaths of 11 million people globally per year, even more than smoking tobacco, according to a study. But the biggest problem is not the junk we eat but the nutritious food we don’t eat, say researchers, calling for a global shift in policy to ...

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Cancer Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Nobody likes the “C” word. Cancer is the scariest disease out there but if you catch it early, you have a big chance of survival. Obviously, some of the symptoms associated with the disease can also be contributed to other minor illnesses but it’s ALWAYS better to be safe than ...

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Not exercising worse for your health than smoking

WE’VE all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Wael Jaber, a cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and senior author of the study, called the results ...

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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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