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Get your child to eat healthy throughout childhood for good gut health | fitness

Get your child to eat healthy throughout childhood for good gut health | fitness

Maintaining healthy lifestyle habits during childhood may promote a healthy balance of gut bacteria later in life. This, according to a recent study, in turn, may contribute to lowering the risks of developing serious long-term conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. The findings indicate that a child’s sleeping, eating ...

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World Contraception Day: Common types of birth control, apart from condoms | fitness

World Contraception Day: Common types of birth control, apart from condoms | fitness

Despite the fact that 47.8% of women in India use some form of birth control, there is still quite a bit that the average woman doesn’t know about her birth control. To make matters worse, with all of the conjecture that gets thrown around about it, finding the right type ...

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World Contraception Day: These 5 period tracking apps can help you have safe sex | fitness

World Contraception Day: These 5 period tracking apps can help you have safe sex | fitness

It is 2018 and technology is finally acknowledging female reproductive health as an important area to invest in. There are many apps and wearables that are introducing newer features to help women understand their bodies better. But a lot of work is yet to be done; for instance, many of ...

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Carbs are not the enemy. This study says high carb diet may lead to weight loss | fitness

Carbs are not the enemy. This study says high carb diet may lead to weight loss | fitness

A diet rich in healthy carbohydrates — found in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains — can reduce body weight and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, a study claims. In the 16-week clinical trial, researchers with the US-based non profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine placed participants in either a ...

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Feeling tired and sleepy? This test will detect if you are sleep deprived | fitness

Feeling tired and sleepy? This test will detect if you are sleep deprived | fitness

Being sleep deprived can lead to many problems. Drowsy driving can be dangerous for both the drivers and the other people on road; it can cause accidents and crashes. In order to stop this, researchers have developed a blood test to examine whether one has skipped a night’s sleep. During ...

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Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter | fitness

Weight loss diet, what are negative calorie foods and why they matter | fitness

If you struggling to lose weight, then apart from eating right and exercising, you can opt for negative calorie foods. These are foods that can be eaten guilt-free as they are low in calories and digesting these foods burns more calories than they contain. But keep in mind, that restricting ...

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Ganpati visarjan date, significance, procedure and mahurat timings | more lifestyle

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: Ganpati visarjan date, significance, procedure and mahurat timings | more lifestyle

The 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations ends on September 23, when devotees shall immerse Ganesha’s idol, signifying the departure of his physical form. On Ganesh chaturthi, devotees of Lord Ganesha had brought idols home with a lot of fervor. Ganesh isthapna signifies Lord Ganesha coming to the home’s of his ...

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World Rose Day 2018, what not to say to a cancer patient | fitness

World Rose Day 2018, what not to say to a cancer patient | fitness

World Rose Day is observed on September 22 every year, in the memory of 12-year-old Melinda Rose from Canada, who was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour, a rare form of blood cancer. While doctors had predicted that she would survive for a couple of weeks, she went to live for six ...

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Stick to a regular sleep schedule for long-term heart health | fitness

Stick to a regular sleep schedule for long-term heart health | fitness

Not only does a regular bedtime improve sleep quality, it is just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, finds a study. In a study of 1,978 older adults, researchers at Duke Health and the Duke Clinical Research Institute found people with irregular sleep patterns weighed more, ...

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Talk therapy after a loved one’s death is good for mental health, reduced risk of suicide | fitness

Talk therapy after a loved one’s death is good for mental health, reduced risk of suicide | fitness

Dealing with grief? Talk to a doctor. In a comprehensive study, researchers from Aarhus University show that grieving patients who receive what is known as talk therapy at the general practitioner’s clinic shortly after a relative’s death, have a lower risk of suicide and psychiatric illness than others. Losing a ...

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