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Is Sugar Craving Hindering Your Weight Loss?

Is Sugar Craving Hindering Your Weight Loss?

It is said that the more you try to eliminate sugar from your diet, the more you crave for it. Especially when you are on a weight loss plan, you have no option but to keep a check on your sugar intake. Sweet tooth is the biggest hindrance in your weight loss journey and even […]

February 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Fighting Cancer By lLiving Right

Fighting Cancer By lLiving Right

Around 1.45 million people in India are diagnosed with cancers each year, with the leading sites being breast and cervix in women and lung and mouth cavity in men. Cancer cases in India are shooting up, not just because life expectancy has increased by more than a decade in 15 years — from 57.9 years […]

January 27th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Lancet Study Says Extreme Low-Calorie Diet Leading To Radical Weight Loss Can Reverse Diabetes

Lancet Study Says Extreme Low-Calorie Diet Leading To Radical Weight Loss Can Reverse Diabetes

Almost half of those who participated in the extreme low-calorie diet programme stayed in remission after a year. An extreme low-calorie diet that leads to an average weight loss of 10kg helps reverse type-2 diabetes, says a study reported in the journal, The Lancet. The weight-loss diet plan was a formula, drank mostly as a […]

January 20th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Respiratory Infections In India Up By 7.5 Million Between 2013 And 2016

Respiratory Infections In India Up By 7.5 Million Between 2013 And 2016

Air pollution killed an estimated 1.81 million people in India in 2015, according to the scientific journal, The Lancet. NEW DELHI – Acute respiratory infections (ARI) in India have increased from 32.76 million in 2013 to 40.3 million in 2016, rising consistently over the past four years, environment minister Harsh Vardhan informed Lok Sabha on Friday […]

January 13th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Treatment Against Blindness To Sell For $850,000 In US

Treatment Against Blindness To Sell For $850,000 In US

There are currently about 1,000 cases of people who suffer from hereditary degeneration of the retina, and 10 to 20 new cases are expected to be added each year. NEW YORK – Luxturna, a medication against hereditary degeneration of the retina that can lead to total blindness, will be sold for $850,000 in the United […]

January 6th, 2018 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Sleep-Deprivation Similar To Being Drunk, Leads To Memory Lapses

Sleep-Deprivation Similar To Being Drunk, Leads To Memory Lapses

According to a recent study, lack of adequate sleep exerts a similar influence on our brain as drinking too much. Lack of adequate sleep exerts a similar influence on our brain as drinking too much, a study has found. Sleep deprivation disrupts the brain cells’ ability to communicate with each other, leading to mental lapses […]

December 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Number Of Indians With Diabetes Likely To Double In Next Decade

Number Of Indians With Diabetes Likely To Double In Next Decade

Asians have a 2–4-times higher risk of type 2 diabetes than white Europeans. NEW DELHI – With a prediabetes prevalence of 10.3% among adults, people with diabetes in India are likely to more than double in the next decade from the current 70 million, a study by the country’s apex research organisation has estimated. The […]

December 16th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Obesity A Bigger Threat To World Health Than Malnutrition: Report

Obesity A Bigger Threat To World Health Than Malnutrition: Report

According to the report, 155 million under-fives are stunted; and 52 million children worldwide are defined as wasted, meaning they do not weigh enough for their height. Overweight and obesity are on the rise in almost every country, with 2 billion of the world’s 7 billion people being overweight or obese, says The Global Nutrition […]

December 9th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Samosa Is ‘Healthier’ Than Burger: CSE report

Samosa Is ‘Healthier’ Than Burger: CSE report

While a samosa may be calorie-dense, it is largely made of chemical-free ingredients in contrast to burger which has preservatives, acidity regulator. NEW DELHI – A samosa is better for an individual’s health than a burger because it is made using fresh ingredients and is free of additives, preservatives and flavourants, according to a new […]

December 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Does Having A Sore Muscle Mean An Effective Workout?

Does Having A Sore Muscle Mean An Effective Workout?

  For decades now, our desi gyms have advocated one philosophy: Muscle soreness means you are an exercise beast. Agreed that soreness means you have finally started moving your muscles, but does it also mean that pushing yourself over the cliff everyday to remain sore is necessary? The answer is no. What is muscle soreness? […]

November 25th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »