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4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly

4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly

Drinking four cups of coffee daily might be a healthy addiction, especially in older adults, as it can enhance the function of heart cells as well as help recover from heart attacks, say researchers.   The study, conducted on mice showed that coffee promotes movement of a regulatory protein into ...

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Malaika Arora’s favourite yoga asanas for a fit body and a peaceful mind | fitness

Yoga can calm your mind and give relief from physical ailments.

If you have ever wondered about the secret to Malaika Arora’s svelte physique, the answer is yoga. One of the biggest style icons of Bollywood, Malaika shares her favourite, easy-to-do asanas and their benefits: * Lotus Position (Padmasana) Padmasana or Lotus position is a cross-legged yoga posture which helps deepen ...

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Diabetes cure, symptoms, treatment, diet plan, everything you need to know | fitness

Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body can’t use glucose normally.

Living with diabetes can impair your day to day life to an extent. But all is not lost. With the right precautions and treatment, you can live a regular life. But first, the basics. What exactly is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that occurs when the body can’t use glucose ...

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Being overweight can lead to these 12 health problems | fitness

Read on to know the 12 conditions you could be facing if you are on the heavier side.

Those excess kilos can open you up to developing a number of related medical issues. While some of the problems are visible soon enough, some might show up only in the long term. We spoke to experts about 12 conditions you could be facing if you are on the heavier ...

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Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder

Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder

Losing weight may reverse or reduce the progression of irregular heart rhythm disorder among obese people, claim researchers, including one of Indian origin. The findings showed that reducing weight by 10 per cent along with management of associated risk factors can reduce the effects of Atrial fibrillation (AF), a leading ...

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International Yoga Day: Try these 3 simple poses for stronger bones | fitness

Try this pose to get stronger muscles and bones.

Yoga, since time immemorial, has been healing people. The whole world is in awe of yoga and the significant benefits that it offers. People from all the nook and crannies of the world flock to yoga classes and professionals to seek the benefits. It is not just a mere set ...

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Girls, try these 8 yoga poses to relieve those awful period cramps | fitness

Try these easy yoga asanas to relieve period pain.

Menstrual cycles make many women suffer from severe pain. The period cramps come with sharp, throbbing, burning sensations in the lower abdomen. However, there are some yoga postures that work amazingly for relieving the nauseating cramps. Forward Bend Stand straight on your toes both the heels touching each other, slowly ...

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International Yoga Day: These 4 asanas are all you need to lose weight fast | fitness

Try these simple but effective yoga poses for quick weight loss.

Many people assume that since yoga is a passive fitness activity it may not give us the desired weight loss results. However, that is not true. Though yoga doesn’t involve vigorous, HIIT-like movements or fast-paced aerobic activities, it can still help your body burn fat fast. Pooja Duggal, founder of ...

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International Yoga Day: 4 ways in which you can inculcate it in your everyday life | fitness

Regular practice of yoga leads to the union of the body, mind and spirit.

Yoga has really caught up in modern day India, with popular figures like Baba Ramdev and Shilpa Shetty spreading awareness on its benefits. On the occasion of International Yoga Day, we need to understand that the regular practice of yoga is something sorely needed at a time when quick-fix solutions ...

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Common white pigment linked to diabetes: study

Common white pigment linked to diabetes: study

The most common white pigment used in everyday products ranging from paint to candies may be linked to diabetes, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) in the US found that crystalline particles of titanium dioxide were found in pancreas specimens with Type ...

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