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Eat more plant-based diet to avoid obesity in later life

Eat more plant-based diet to avoid obesity in later life

If you want to stay away from obesity in later life, then start eating more plant-based foods as researchers say consumption of even mild vegetarian diet may reduce the risk of obesity in long term.   A study showed that people with higher scores on the plant-based diet index had ...

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How to make jeera water for weight loss and unleash its health benefits | fitness

Jeera water is very beneficial in weight loss. You must include it in your health diet.

Cumin (jeera) is a staple in the spice box of any traditional Indian kitchen. The seeds much-loved while tempering, and its powdered form is equally loved in adding a punch to say, a beverage like buttermilk. It’s widely used across the length and breadth of our country with good reason. ...

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A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045: Study

A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045: Study

Owing to current lifestyle trends, almost a quarter (22 per cent) of the people in the world will be obese by 2045, up from 14 per cent in 2017, researchers say.   The startling projections, presented at 2018 European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, also demonstrated that the prevalence of ...

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Modi to lay foundation stones for AIIMS, power plant in Jharkhand

Modi to lay foundation stones for AIIMS, power plant in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday lay the foundation stones for several projects, including an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and a 4,000mw super thermal power plant, among others, an official said on Wednesday.   The proposed projects involve a whopping Rs 27,212 crore.   Modi would ...

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Can drinking too much water harm you?

Can drinking too much water harm you?

Do you drink too much water? Beware, overhydration — excess fluid accumulation — can lead to dangerously low sodium levels or in the blood or result in brain swelling, researchers say.   Hyponatremia, a life-threatening condition of brain swelling, is more common in elderly patients and can cause cognitive problems ...

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Central team asks neighbouring districts to be on high alert

Nipah Virus: Central team asks neighbouring districts to be on high alert

Neighbouring districts of Kozhikode and Mallappuram in Kerala have been put on “high alert” by a central health ministry team sent to the state in the wake of the outbreak of Nipah virus, which has already led to at least 11 deaths. In an advisory, the central tram has also ...

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Millennials prefer reading physical books over digital versions | books

What’s your choice? An e-book or a physical book

Young people still prefer curling up with a paper book over e-readers – even more so than their older counterparts – according to a study which dispels the stereotype that millennials are always hooked to technology. The study, published in the journal Electronic Markets, found that adult consumers across all ...

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Losing weight fast? Sudden weight loss could lead to heart problems, gallstones | fitness

To lose weight, fitness experts say quick fixes are never a good idea in the long run.

Did you know losing too much weight too fast can be harmful for your health? Losing weight is not always a euphoria moment, sometimes it can be bad for health. Thus, it is important is to understand the relationship between health and the correct body weight. The market is flooded ...

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Consuming flavonoid may delay lung function decline in elderly

Consuming flavonoid may delay lung function decline in elderly

Consuming fruits like berries with high amount of plant producing chemical called flavonoids may slow lung function decline due to ageing, finds a study.   The findings showed that high consumption of the flavonoids reduced decline in lung function among both never smokers and those who had quit.    “Our ...

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Most important medical tests every woman above 40 must take to stay healthy | fitness

Health screenings for all women: An annual visit to your doctor goes a long way in ensuring good health.

There’s a good reason the proverb goes ‘prevention is better than cure’. And it rings all the more true once you hit 40. Ladies, in your 40s, there are a lot of subtle changes in your body that often go unnoticed. Instead of ignoring the symptoms and risking a major ...

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