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Check out celebrity trainer Yasmin Karachiwala’s list of easy, quick exercises while travelling | fitness

Try these easy exercises by Yasmin Karachiwala on your next vacation to stay fit and guilt free.

Yasmin Karachiwala, fitness trainer to celebrities such as Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, recently posted a video on her Instagram about workouts during travel. If you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’d know that getting a workout done while travelling can be tough. Unavailability of gym equipment, busy ...

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‘Hipster’ cafes, vegan restaurant brew change in Qatar | travel

Customers queue for their orders at the Flat White cafe in the Qatari capital Doha

Doha’s Tawar Mall looks much like any of the other unremarkable shopping centres dotted around Qatar, but tucked away in one of its corners, a tiny cultural revolution is taking place. There you will find Flat White, Qatar’s first attempt at a hipster cafe. Customers can buy drinks such as ...

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10 new cancer risk genes identified

10 new cancer risk genes identified

Using publicly available data, researchers have identified 10 new genes that are predisposed to ovarian and breast cancer among others, an advance that would contribute to improving cancer diagnoses and prevention in the future.   There are many genetic causes of cancer. While some mutations are inherited from parents, others ...

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Exercise can lower blood pressure, cut heart disease risk for teenagers | fitness

In the hours following exercise, blood pressure decreases below resting values.

While exercise has a host of benefits for people in every age group, it is especially important for teenagers. A new study done by researchers at the Children’s Health & Exercise Research Centre, University of Exeter, found that teens who engage in high-intensity exercise have lower blood pressure, which ultimately ...

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Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health: Study

Multivitamins do not promote cardiovascular health: Study

Taking multivitamin and mineral supplements does not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death, according to a study. “We meticulously evaluated the body of scientific evidence. We found no clinical benefit of multivitamin and mineral use to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death,” said Joonseok Kim, an assistant professor ...

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Mexican scientists develop hybrid chayote fruit to battle cancer

Mexican scientists develop hybrid chayote fruit to battle cancer

Researchers from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) developed a hybrid chayote fruit from two wild Mexican species, which could be used to battle cancer. Lead scientist Edelmiro Santiago Osorio said that the raw extract of this fruit is as effective as Cytarabine, a medication used to treat some ...

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Swimming for weight loss, here’s how to get more out of the best exercise to lose weight fast | fitness

Swimming for weight loss: Just 30 minutes of swimming can help you burn 350 calories, it’s a great way to lose weight.

In the quest to get fit and optimise weight loss, diet and exercise are considered to be of prime importance. In terms of exercise, we often focus on weight training or cardio, or even go for walks and jogs, but swimming rarely makes it to our workout routine. That is ...

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Healthy heart diet, these 5 foods in your meals can save your life | fitness

These super foods will help you keep your heart healthy.

A healthy diet is important for the good health of your heart. An expanding waistline, increasing weight is often the first indicator that you need to take a good look at your diet and make changes. Indulging in junk food, foods rich in sugar and carbs are often the reason ...

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Fat shamed and bullied, Zareen Khan says negative comments don’t bother her | fitness

Mumbai: Actress Zareen Khan at the Lakme Fashion Week Plus Size Model Auditions in Mumbai on July 5, 2018. (Photo: IANS)

She remembers the time when she weighed 100 kg and was subjected to body-shaming. But actress Zareen Khan says negative comments never bothered her and, being a strong-willed person, she never felt hesitant to speak her mind. “When I was more than 100 kg, I was often body-shamed and bullied. ...

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World’s oldest colour discovered in Sahara Desert, and it’s pink | more lifestyle

Researchers said the pink pigment they discovered would have originally appeared blue-green to the human eye.

Australian researchers have uncovered the world’s oldest biological colour in the Sahara desert, in a find they said today helped explain why complex life forms only recently emerged on earth. The pink pigments were produced by simple microscopic organisms called cyanobacteria more than 1.1 billion years ago, some 500 million ...

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