sitting wrongly in office can affect your bones

More time spent standing helps combat effects of sedentary lifestyle

The research has also quantified exactly how many extra calories we burn when we remain standing: 45 kilocalories more, per six-hour period, than when lying or sitting. One of the applications of the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, could be the use of adjustable-height tables that enable people to work standing up—already a […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Diet and exercise, the two pillars for losing weight

Diet and exercise, the two pillars for losing weight

How diet and exercise play a role in weight loss? Obesity has become an Achilles heel for many. Most obese people realise, often late, that it is extremely difficult to lose and maintain weight. However, medical or surgical intervention cannot be the only answer for the millions of overweight individuals in the world. Diet The […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
‘Learning to balance your diet is key for a healthy lifestyle’

‘Learning to balance your diet is key for a healthy lifestyle’

The word ‘diet’ evokes in most minds a sense of undesirable, tasteless food for rapid weight loss. First, we need to break this false perception to understand the science behind what we eat. Today, in this article we will learn what exactly constitutes a healthy diet and weight loss diet and which of these diets […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
man measuring his waist size

Want to lose weight? Try standing up for a change, says study

Studies are increasingly pointing out the various ways in which excessive sedentary time is bad for our health. One such study showed that too much sitting may speed up biological aging, as a sedentary lifestyle may shorten our telomeres, which are the protective caps at the end of chromosomes. The link between obesity and sedentarism […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :