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Know about the worst side effects of the most popular diets

Diet plans help in getting healthy and in losing weight. They should be… ideally. According to Tina Martini, fitness guru, naturopathic chef and author of Delicious Medicine: The Healing Power of Food, meal plans such as Keto, Paleo, Whole30 and Dukan are not long-term solutions for keeping weight and excess body fat off.  “Often, you […]

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Morning exercise may burn more calories

Exercising in the morning is the best time to burn calories

“Circadian rhythms dominate everything we do. Previous studies from our lab have suggested that at least 50% of our metabolism is circadian, and 50% of the metabolites in our body oscillate based on the circadian cycle. It makes sense that exercise would be one of the things that’s impacted,” says senior author Paolo Sassone-Corsi. Whilst […]

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Protein shakes may not be beneficial for lessening post-gym pain

Sports scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, found that neither whey-protein based shakes nor milk-based formulas enhanced the rate of muscle recovery following resistance training when compared to a carbohydrate only drink. The study is the first to compare the effectiveness of the two different protein formulas. The blind experiment involved 30 male participants, […]

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Consuming extra protein at breakfast helps control hunger, finds study

Researchers assigned 32 healthy adults to eat a breakfast containing two servings of a high-carbohydrate cereal, with either 1 cup of commercial milk that contained 12.4 grams of protein, or 1 cup of milk mixed with a whole-milk protein concentrate or a whey protein powder that boosted protein intake to 28 grams. The participants then […]

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Eating a low-carb diet can raise early death risk, cautions study

Low-carb diets, such as Atkins, have become increasingly popular for weight loss and have shown promise for lowering the risk of some illnesses. But a US study over 25 years indicates that a moderate cut in carb consumption – or switching meat for plant-based protein and fats – is healthier. The study relied on people […]

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Only fat consumption causes weight gain, suggests new study

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have undertaken the largest study of its kind looking at what components of diet – fat, carbohydrates or protein – caused mice to gain weight. Since food consists of fat, protein and carbs, it has proven difficult to pinpoint exactly what aspect of […]

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Here’s how to get rid of belly fat and lead an active life

Belly fat is more than just a superficial concern. It is also a significant risk factor for serious health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Learn how to lose belly fat fast and keep it off forever! Not all fat is the same. Subcutaneous belly fat is the most visible type of fat, located just under the […]

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Explained: How long digestion takes and health tips for better digestion

Complete digestion of food takes anywhere between 24 to 72 hours and depends on several factors, including the type of food eaten and the presence of digestive issues. This article looks at the digestive process and potential digestive problems and recommends ways to improve digestion. Fast facts on digestion: The body typically digests foods within […]

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Are you a diabetic patient? Here are new therapies which can help to control it   

India is home to over 50 million adults with diabetes and this number is likely to increase to over 120 million by 2040. Diabetes Mellitus is characterized by high blood sugar levels. Exposure to high blood sugar leads to weakness, weight loss, increased thirst and frequent urination. The long term complications include damage to eyes, […]

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