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Cut calories by 15% to stay young,  suggests study

After just one year on a reduced-calorie diet, study participants saw their metabolic rates drop significantly. The lowered rate continued into the second year and led to an overall decrease in oxidative stress, a process that has been tied to diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related conditions. “Reducing calorie intake provides health benefits to […]

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Are you finding it hard to lose weight? Here’s how you can speed up your metabolism

  If you are unhappy with your weight or frustrated by your inability to lose weight, you’ve probably wondered whether a slow metabolism may be to blame. Your suspicions may have been confirmed by all the diets, programs, and products out there that claim to “fix” a slow metabolism. Let’s take a closer look at […]

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Late evening eating may put women’s heart health at risk

Evidence is accumulating that mealtimes can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed that eating meals earlier in the day can help people lose weight, while eating later in the day may promote weight gain and slow down metabolism. These studies also showed that later mealtimes raise inflammatory markers that are usually associated […]

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Binge! Celebrate a guilt-free Diwali

Popularly known as the festival of lights, Diwali brings immense joy. However, this happiness turns into guilt after having festive sweets and savouries mindlessly. “Our area of concern begins when the richly prepared sweets and dishes start appearing making it very difficult to keep weight in check during this season. We end up consuming extra calories […]

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Artificial sugar sweeteners offer no verifiable health benefits

Researchers reveal why artificial sweeteners are bad for your health

For decades, scientists have had a tough time figuring out what artificial sweeteners are really doing to our bodies. To date, researchers have conducted over 210,000 different studies on the sugar substitutes. But despite all the research, we still know remarkably little about the health effects of the powdery substances, which are often used to […]

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Low-calorie diet along with exercise can be bad for bones, warns study

Exercising offers a number of health benefits. But not when you are following a low-calorie diet. A new study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, found that a combination of calorie restriction and exercise could harm the bones. This may increase one’s risk of injury or fracture. “These findings were somewhat of […]

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Self-monitoring what you eat can help you lose weight, proves study

Know about the best health secrets to maintain a healthy weight

Shedding weight is one of, if not, the biggest health conundrums of the twenty-first century that is plagued by worldwide epidemics of diabetes and obesity. Certain people take the unhealthy route and resort to quick-fix solutions such as liposuction and anti-obesity medication, which may not always be the safest alternative. Consistent effort and commitment to […]

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