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Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Have you ever been told that consuming more salt will make you thirstier? Well, it could be just an old wives’ tale, say new studies by Russian cosmonauts. So far we have known that if your salt, or sodium chloride, intake is high, you will get more thirsty and hence, drink more water. This will […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

  Most of us label sugar as the biggest evil today. We try our best to eliminate it from our diets and feel guilty whenever we ocassionally give in. But did it ever occur to you if these white crystals that were once an inseparable part of our daily diets, may not be that big […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Why Your Brain Craves Unhealthy Food?

Why Your Brain Craves Unhealthy Food?

If you think sweet tooth is the reason behind your unhealthy body, blame your brain for choosing junk foods. Many researches have proved that it is our brain that craves for calorie-dense foods. Hence, we tend to indulge in unhealthy eating. According to Steven Witherly, a food scientist, in his detailed study on “Why humans […]

June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Keep Mental And Physical Load Light For Better Health

Keep Mental And Physical Load Light For Better Health

If you’re standing for a longer duration for any reason, you never realize how tired you are until you actually sit down. Similarly, the weight of a heavy object becomes more apparent after you have set it down. Human beings were biologically built for moderate to intense physical activity. However, with various inventions increasingly available […]

June 17th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Smokers Can Switch To Smoke-Free Alternative iQOS For Free On World No Tobacco Day

Smokers Can Switch To Smoke-Free Alternative iQOS For Free On World No Tobacco Day

IQOS, an electronic device that heats tobacco instead of burning it while delivering a nicotine vapour, (producing no smoke, no ash and less smell), is providing a special offer on Wednesday May 31st where adult smokers (19 years and over) can exchange their pack of cigarettes and/or a lighter for a free IQOS device. This […]

June 1st, 2017 | Posted in Health, Link News, News, South Asian | Read More »

Synthetic Retina Helps The Blind See

Synthetic Retina Helps The Blind See

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by Oxford University researchers -the first ever made -could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people. Until now, artificial retinas have only been made from hard, rigid materials.The new research is the first to successfully use biological, synthetic tissues developed in a laboratory environment. The study could revolutionise the […]

May 13th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Manage Asthma With These Lifestyle Changes

Manage Asthma With These Lifestyle Changes

With increasing pollution levels in the country and dust particles in the environment, it is no secret that the number of people suffering from asthma are rapidly increasing, especially in urban areas. According to World Health Organization, there are 15-20 million asthmatics in our country at present. Not just asthma, the increasing air pollution is […]

May 13th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is Your Social Drinking Hurting Your Liver?

Is Your Social Drinking Hurting Your Liver?

“First the man takes a drink; then the drink takes a drink; then the drink takes the man.” Liver is the second largest human organ. It removes toxins in your body, controls cholesterol levels, fight infections, aids digestion among other key functions. Sadly, liver diseases don’t show any signs or symptoms until it reaches an […]

May 6th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Drink Beetroot Juice For A Young, Healthy Brain

Drink Beetroot Juice For A Young, Healthy Brain

Combining beetroot juice with exercise delivers more oxygen to the brain and boosts information processing, say researchers. Drinking beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the functions of a younger brain, a new study claims. Researchers from Wake Forest University in the US studied about 26 […]

May 6th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Cut Down On Trans Fats To Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Cut Down On Trans Fats To Reduce Heart Attack Risk

Eating even minimal amount of food high in trans fats is linked to a greater risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide. Hospitalisation for heart attacks and strokes is less common among people living in areas that restrict trans fats in foods compared to residents in areas without restrictions, new research has […]

April 29th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »