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Human brain is wired to be lazy, is attracted to sedentary behaviour | more lifestyle

Human brain is wired to be lazy, is attracted to sedentary behaviour | more lifestyle

Some people are often called lazy, because of their brains, say researchers who found that our brain is innately attracted to sedentary behaviour. The findings, led by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada, suggest that our brains may simply be wired to prefer lying on the ...

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Walking for half an hour a day can reduce severity of stroke | fitness

Walking for half an hour a day can reduce severity of stroke | fitness

People who walk just 35 minutes a day or participate in light to moderate physical activity, such as swimming two to three hours a week, may have less severe strokes than people who are physically inactive. In a new study to determine physical activity, participants were asked after the stroke ...

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Africa looks to lure global visitors, boost sustainable tourism | travel

Africa looks to lure global visitors, boost sustainable tourism | travel

Africa draws just five percent of the world’s tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and endless strips of pristine beach. But the continent’s huge potential can be unlocked by eco-tourism, cultural experiences, domestic travel and political stability, said experts at an African ...

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Gluten-heavy pregnancy diet can increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children | fitness

Gluten-heavy pregnancy diet can increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children | fitness

High gluten intake by mothers during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of their child developing type 1 diabetes. Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, and barley and is suggested to affect the development of type 1 diabetes. In animal studies, a gluten-free ...

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9 things to check before buying home furniture online | more lifestyle

9 things to check before buying home furniture online | more lifestyle

Measure your space first and read the instructions online, follow the product description, and know the shipping charges before buying home furniture online, say experts. Raghunandan Saraf, CEO and founder, Saraf Furniture, and Sameer AM, founder and CEO, Bonito Designs, share a list of things you must consider before you ...

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Obesity and vitamin D deficiency can raise risk of breast cancer | fitness

Obesity and vitamin D deficiency can raise risk of breast cancer | fitness

Obesity coupled with vitamin D deficiency in postmenopausal women may pose a significant risk of breast cancer — the most common and leading cause of death in women, finds a study. The findings showed that higher levels of vitamin D — well known for its benefits in building healthy bones ...

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Benefits of tulasi, how this medicinal herb can keep you healthy | fitness

Benefits of tulasi, how this medicinal herb can keep you healthy | fitness

Integrating Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) in your diet may not only help you look good but can also boost your physical and mental health, says an Ayurveda expert. Various studies in the past have suggested that there are tangible benefits to physical and mental health after consuming Tulasi — often called ...

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The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: Let’s hope Superman saves the DC Universe soon | more lifestyle

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: Let’s hope Superman saves the DC Universe soon | more lifestyle

When I was a child, one of the classic you-have-to-choose question (like: choose between The Rolling Stones and the Beatles) was: Marvel or DC? The hip kids all chose Marvel whose super-heroes seemed more grown-up and had real-world problems. But I always chose DC because for me, at least, DC ...

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Vishwakarma Day 2018: History, significance, shubh muhurat and puja timings | more lifestyle

Vishwakarma Day 2018: History, significance, shubh muhurat and puja timings | more lifestyle

Vishwakarma Puja, also known as Vishwakarma Jayanti is a Hindu festival which is celebrated every year in September or October. It is celebrated according to the solar calendar on the day that the sun god leaves Simha rashi and enters Kanya rashi, also known as Kanya Sankranti Diwas. Vishwakarma Puja ...

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Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit is the next big vacation destination, here’s why | travel

Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit is the next big vacation destination, here’s why | travel

You’ve likely never heard of Mexico’s next big vacation gold mine. After all, Riviera Nayarit made up its own name—and has only been using it for roughly a decade. But this 200-mile stretch of Pacific coastline, its southern tip is just a few minutes’ drive north of Puerto Vallarta, is ...

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