Suffering from PCOS? Manage it with these useful diet tips

Knowing the right foods to eat as well as the kinds of food to limit can improve the way you feel. It will also help you lose weight. Eating well, staying active, and maintaining a healthy weight can improve PCOS symptoms, say experts. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that affects a woman’s hormone […]

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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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Here’s how you can reduce muscle soreness after working out

Muscle soreness usually occurs after a workout that may have been more intense than usual. Perhaps, you are returning to exercise after a break or tried to perform a more demanding routine compared to your usual activity. Here are a few suggestions to help your body deal with post-workout aches and stiffness: Schedule a massage […]

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Eating chicken instead of red meat can help lower breast cancer risk

Red meat refers to the flesh obtained from cows, pigs and lambs, that is, beef, pork and lamb/mutton respectively. These contain more of the muscle protein called myoglobin which carries oxygen to the muscle tissue, similar to haemoglobin in the blood. The presence of myoglobin contributes to the red colour. Processed red meats also contain […]

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How to identify the early signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis

The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) typically affect the hands, wrists, and feet. Spotting signs of RA early could lead to an early diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Early and consistent management of arthritis can prevent joint damage and, ultimately, disability. This article explores the early signs and symptoms of RA, its risk factors, and when […]

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Maintaining physical fitness helps combat lung and bowel cancer

The paper published in the Wiley Online Library showcased a study done on 43,143 health system patients who engaged in exercise stress tests of fitness in a span of 18 years. Researchers found that physically fit persons were at a lower risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers. Those aged 40 to 70 years old […]

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‘Healthy lifestyle is the best life insurance’

To understand this, we must know the real meaning of the word lifestyle. The concept of lifestyle encompasses several factors – the food we eat, our physical activities, thoughts, attitudes and actions (ahar-vihar and achar-vichar). Having said that, if we spend a little time trying to understand our body and mind and make small changes […]

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This is why cleaning can be good for your health, according to science

This is why cleaning can be good for your health, according to science

By taking control of our surroundings, cleaning can be ‘an escape’ when we are overwhelmed by things like work or technology. Darby Saxbe, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at the University of Southern California, says that the physical act of cleaning up and setting things in order can be therapeutic. “We’re typing, thinking, and living […]

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Four out of five adolescents don’t exercise enough, reveals WHO-led study

The first-ever global trends for adolescent insufficient physical activity show that urgent action is needed to increase physical activity levels in girls and boys aged 11 to 17 years. The study, published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health journal and produced by researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO), finds that more than 80% […]

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