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How planned fasting may help you reverse type 2 diabetes | fitness

How planned fasting may help you reverse type 2 diabetes | fitness

Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, according to doctors who were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment for three patients in their care. Lifestyle changes are key to managing type 2 diabetes, but patients themselves cannot always control blood glucose levels. According to ...

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Navratri 2018 wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Navratri 2018 wishes, messages, images to share on WhatsApp and Facebook | more lifestyle

Navratri festival is celebrated to honour Goddess Durga, who symbolises power and purity. Fasts are observed and rice, wheat and pulses are avoided for nine days. One can break their fast with coconut water, milk, fruits and veggies. Bhajans, garba and dandiya dances are some of the highlights of the ...

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The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: This is what a bad hotel experience feels like | more lifestyle

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: This is what a bad hotel experience feels like | more lifestyle

Whenever I write about a hotel or a restaurant that I like, I am prepared for the usual response. “Ah, but they knew who you were so naturally you had a good time!” It is not an unreasonable objection and I nearly always try to take that factor into account. ...

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Daily use of aspirin can cut down risk of liver cancer | fitness

Daily use of aspirin can cut down risk of liver cancer | fitness

Regular use of aspirin — defined as taking two or more standard-dose tablets a week for over five years — may reduce the risk of developing primary liver cancer, scientists claim. The study led by Harvard Medical School researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital in the US support evidence from ...

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Sunscreen contains chemicals that may cause birth defects, infertility | fitness

Sunscreen contains chemicals that may cause birth defects, infertility | fitness

Scientists have detected chemicals in sunscreen that can cause birth defects and infertility. In the study, the team from the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), found that chemicals in sunscreen caused abnormalities in Zebrafish and killed their offspring. After human use, the organic or chemical ultra-violet (UV) filters in sunscreens ...

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Minibar is passé, here’s why the Maxi-Bar is the latest trend at fancy hotels | more lifestyle

Minibar is passé, here’s why the Maxi-Bar is the latest trend at fancy hotels | more lifestyle

Hotels are turning to new bar experiences as a means to keep luxury customers on their toes — and increase favourable food and beverage margins, while they’re at it. Enter in-room cocktail service. While in-room dining has been on the decline — showing a 3% dip from 2016 to 2017, ...

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Ketone supplements are better than keto diet for weight loss | fitness

Ketone supplements are better than keto diet for weight loss | fitness

Consumption of ketone supplements was found to be more effective for reducing body weight than low-carbohydrate and high-fat ketogenic diets, a new study has suggested. In the study, researchers from The University of Alabama in the US, found that ketone supplements decreased body fat and body weight on mice that ...

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Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density | fitness

Vitamin D supplements won’t prevent fractures or boost bone density | fitness

Contrary to popular belief, taking vitamin D supplements don’t help bone health. This is the conclusion of the largest meta-analysis to date, which includes data from 81 randomised controlled trials. Furthermore, the study found no differences in the effects of higher versus lower doses of vitamin D. The authors conclude ...

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World Smile Day: 5 reasons you should smile every single day | health

World Smile Day: 5 reasons you should smile every single day | health

Smile is the most beautiful thing you will ever wear. Did you know, the average adult smiles 20 times per day, while a study insists babies flash a full-fledged, ear-to-ear smile up to 400 times a day. Smiling is a facial expression that occurs when we’re amused and delighted, but ...

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Light drinking is not safe, can increase risk of premature death | fitness

Light drinking is not safe, can increase risk of premature death | fitness

Drinking a glass of wine daily for health reasons may not be so healthy after all. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis found that consuming one to two drinks four or more times per week increases the risk of premature death by 20%, compared ...

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