Health

Moringa Tea: Fat Loss, BP Control And More Incredible Benefits Of This So-Called ‘Miracle Tea’

June 3, 2019

Highlights Moringa or drumstick tree has a number of edible parts Moringa leaves are turned into powder form and used in tea Moringa tea has a number of incredible health and beauty benefits Moringa or drumsticks have been used in the regional cuisines of Southern Indian states for millennia, but the world is only now […]

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Chickpea Nutrition: Health Benefits Of The Protein-Rich Desi Favourite Chana

June 3, 2019

Highlights Chickpeas are popular among vegans and vegetarians Chickpeas are very well-endowed with essential nutrients Chickpeas are low in fat and rich in protein and fibre Chickpea or chana is one of the most celebrated vegetarian ingredients in the Indian cuisine. Chickpeas are nutritionally, very well endowed and are rich in two of the most […]

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New Year health resolutions: Why can’t we keep up to them?

January 7, 2019

What’s the one word that’s most synonymous with a new year? Resolutions! Over the years I’ve realised that most of the time when we make a resolution, we think it’s coming from an internal motivation – a ‘push’. In fact, more often than not it is being ‘pulled’ from us externally by what’s trending and the ‘fear of […]

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Stroke: Biomarkers that could help in diagnosis of irregular heart beat condition identified

January 7, 2019

Researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a irregular heart beat condition that raises the risk of stroke. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common heart rhythm disturbance, affecting over 30 million people worldwide.  But it is often detected only after someone has had a stroke. The study, by researchers at the […]

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Focus more on your diet than exercising to lose weight

January 7, 2019

For those planning to hit the gym to lose weight, take note. A new study suggests that diet is far more important than physical activity including walking, fidgeting and formal exercise. The reason is because exercising increases appetite especially with prolonged endurance exercise or with weight lifting that can ultimately sabotage the best of intentions, the […]

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Survey: Over 50 per cent of Indian women are sedentary

January 7, 2019

While men and women in India are largely physically inactive, women were found to burn less calories than their male counterparts, finds a survey of over one million Indians. The survey — “Physical activity levels of Indians” by HealthifyMe, the domestic health and fitness app — showed that 53 per cent of Indian women are “inactive” […]

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6 die due to Kyasanur Forest Disease or monkey disease in Karnataka

January 7, 2019

Six people have died due to Kyasanur forest disease. Two people including, 18-year-old girl Shwetha and 50-year-old Ramakka died on Saturday. Both were admitted to a private hospital in Shivamogga. In view of the disease outbreak, Bharatiya Janata Party state president BS Yeddyurappa and MLA of Sagara Haratalu Halappa rushed to the in Shivamogga and […]

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Here is what you should be eating to protect yourself against the harsh winter

January 7, 2019

Winter brings with it a number of health issues, from dry skin and common colds to joint pains and respiratory troubles. Things get worse because of the pollution in the air. So it is important to prepare your body to battle with winter health issues by improving your immunity. One of the reasons for respiratory illness […]

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Your computer could be injuring your vertebrae!

January 7, 2019

A research by San Francisco State University has revealed that checking your posture every now and then will help reduce strain on your neck, back, spine and vertebrae, if you use computers regularly. The researchers said that working on computers can lead to headaches or neck and backaches. Sitting at a computer with jutting head forward to […]

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“Morning people” have better chances of getting pregnant

January 7, 2019

Planning motherhood? Becoming a morning person could make it easier to conceivethan for night owls, says a study. It could be because “morning people” have better chances of getting pregnant because they tend to be healthier with fewer illnesses, explained researchers from the University of Warwick in the UK. “By and large, larks are more likely […]

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