Thursday, 25 February 2021

Health & Fitness

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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Marks and Spencer is selling half calories wine

LONDON: If you love wine but you are also watching your weight, high street giants Marks and Spencer has launched a bottle of wine that has 50% less calories. Weight-watching wine-lovers will be able to enjoy guilt-free glasses of Sumika Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz and Rosé. The £7.50 vino contains only ...

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Rise in number of pregnant women smoking heavily

The risk of babies being born earlier or at a lower birth weight has not fallen in one of the country’s main maternity hospitals because so many pregnant women are continuing to smoke heavily, a new study reveals. The risk of babies being born earlier or at a lower birth ...

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Drinks industry distorts alcohol cancer risk: scientists

LONDON: The alcohol industry uses denial, distortion, and distraction to mislead people about the risks of developing cancer from drinking, often employing similar tactics to those of the tobacco industry, a study said on Thursday. Drinks industry organizations often present the relationship between alcohol and cancer as highly complex, implying there is ...

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Swiss confectioners invent a new kind of chocolate

LONDON: Switzerland, a country famed for its services to chocolate, has unveiled a new iteration of the sweet stuff called “Ruby”. The pink hued chocolate, launched Tuesday, is the fourth type ever to be created and comes 80 years after the launch of White chocolate. Barry Callebaut, the chocolatiers behind ...

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Plastic Fibers Are Found in 83% of the World’s Tap Water

LONDON: Virtually all the world’s tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health. Some 83% of tap water samples collected from over a dozen countries on five continents tested positive for ...

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Plants help you sleep at night

Having plants inside the house not only adds to the aesthetic value of the house but it also have many positive impacts on the surrounding as they bring in a lot of positive energy along with them. Bringing plants inside a house adds a splash of colour, helps people relax ...

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Sofia Vergara featured naked on Women’s health mag

LONDON: The Instagram handle of the magazine shared a teaser video of the cover and captioned it – WH’s September issue featuring the incredible @sofiavergara hits newsstands everywhere 🚨TODAY!🚨 Our first-ever global Naked Issue is a celebration of the female form in every shape, size, and age—from badass women sharing ...

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Miranda reveals her top beauty secrets

LONDON: Miranda Kerr dry brushes her skin every morning from the feet upwards to kickstart her circulation and to remove the dead skin cells. The 34-year-old model has admitted she will exfoliate ‘’each morning’’ to help kick-start her circulation around her body and to remove the dead skin cells. Speaking ...

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Drinking alcohol regularly ‘protects against diabetes’

LONDON: Drinking alcohol most days a week can significantly protect against developing diabetes, research has shown. A study of more than 70,000 men and women found consuming alcohol three or four days a week was associated with a reduced risk of 27% in men and 32% in women, compared with ...

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