Sunday, 01 Oct, 2023


Diabetes Diet: Do Mangoes Increase The Risk of High Blood Sugar Levels?

Mangoes, popularly called the king of fruits, are the most loved kitchen item in households during summer.  Their sweet and tropical aroma is everyone’s favourite. But for diabetics, the question of whether mangoes can be included in their diet is a valid concern. Some

Signs of disorganised attachment in adult relationships

In a relationship, people with completely opposite attachment styles can also exist. Avoidant, anxious, disorganised and secure attachment styles are the four types of attachment styles that people show in any kind of a relationship.  However, understanding the attachment style of

France set to ban vegan food brands from using 'meaty' words

French butchers have been accused of trying to ban vegan bacon because it tastes too realistic. The row broke out as France prepares to outlaw plant-based foods being sold using terms such as “sausage”, “steak” or “bacon” which traditionally apply to

Eating Meat Daily Can Cause Heart Disease, Diabetes and Pneumonia: Study

Many people eat non-vegetarian meals every day, especially meat. Meat is a good source of protein, which helps to strengthen our body and is also rich in iron, zinc, vitamins and essential fatty acids, which are also considered very good for our health. However according to the latest

How to incorporate protein into your diet for muscle-building

You’re back to the gym to get those six-pack abs or enviable muscles, but you don’t know where to begin. Well, the first thing you should be focusing on is your food. Namely, a protein-heavy diet. According to Dr Shuchin Bajaj, Founder Director, Ujala Cygnus Group of

Stay healthy with 5,000 steps a day, study shows

It has long been touted that 10,000 steps a day is the magic number you need to stay fit and healthy - but a new study shows fewer than 5,000 may be enough to see a benefit. The analysis of more than 226,000 people around the world showed 4,000 was enough to start reducing the risk of

Daily dose of olive oil may lower risk of dying from dementia: research 

Including olive oil in your regular diet offers several benefits — such as protecting heart health or cognitive function. The Mediterranean staple might also reduce your risk of dying from dementia by 28% if you eat just a spoonful every day. This new finding is according to

What entertains you most - Creation or Consumption?

In the cornucopia of amusement, where the luscious fruits of television, video games, and social media often reign supreme, it is easy to overlook the healthy grains of creative production. Entertainment is a double-edged sword; it can be a catalyst for growth or a silent time thief. So

A daytime nap is good for the brain

Regularly finding time for a little snooze is good for our brain and helps keep it bigger for longer, say University College London researchers. The team showed nappers' brains were 15 cubic centimetres (0.9 cubic inches) larger - equivalent to delaying ageing by between three and

Routines to elevate your life

“Routines make your life easier, not harder. So, embrace the power of routines. They offer a steady foundation to support your growth,” Therapist Israa Nasir spoke of the importance of routines in our lives. Social routine: This helps us in connecting with the loved ones,

Does marijuana cause depression in teenagers?

The global attitude towards cannabis has been changing, drifting more towards exploring its potential medicinal uses and legalizing it. Eight countries including Canada, Uruguay, Mexico and Thailand, and 22 states in the US have legalized recreational marijuana, and around 50 countries

Poor sleeping habits can increase stroke risk: Study

New numbers shows that poor sleep habits can lead to a greater risk of stroke, along with a number of other health problems. While there’s been numerous studies on the health risks posed by inadequate sleep, a new study out of Ireland found that five sleep symptoms in particular

5 easy ways to overcome the fear of dentist

Does the thought of visiting the dentist fill you with dread? You're not alone. Dental anxiety affects many people and can prevent them from getting the care they need. Regular dental check-ups are extremely important but many of us keep delaying it because we are scared to go to the

5 underrated love languages that require more time and effort

Love languages of each person can be different – while some are physical, some can be being together and doing thing they love.  Underrated love languages involve giving more effort and time to the relationship and knowing each other. This helps in understanding the person

5 Tips to Stay Cool and Comfortable in Sweltering Summer Weather

We're in the thick of summer, which means hot and humid weather. No matter where you are, whether at home, at work, or out and about, it's hard to stay cool. The good news is that there are a couple of simple ways to stay cool this summer. Summer heat can be brutal, so here are 5

Ramadan food: 10 things to eat to prevent fatigue, stay energetic

During the month of Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from dawn until dusk. The Islamic ritual can be challenging for many and may leave those practicing feeling less energized and weaker during the day. To avoid feeling sluggish, it is important to consume

World Kidney Day: Some habits can damage your kidney

World Kidney Day is a yearly event that takes place on the second Thursday of March. It is aimed at promoting awareness of the importance of kidney health, risk management and dealing with kidney issues.  This year, the event is being held on March 9 and provides an opportunity to

YouTube videos on sleep disorders contain ‘alarming’ levels of misinformation: Study

A new study has found that YouTube is rife with misinformation about good sleep habits. The study, led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, US, revealed an “alarming” amount of medical misinformation within videos discussing sleep disorders on

The ancient drink that powers Indonesia

In the streets of Central Java, women carefully load their bamboo baskets with bottles of jamu, a homemade elixir. Their hands are stained yellow from the turmeric that they have freshly ground to a pulp that morning with a pestle and mortar, along with other rhizomes, roots, fruits, bark

Humans ‘may need more sleep in winter’, study finds

For those of us who struggle to leave our beds in the winter, taunts of “lazy” could well be misplaced. New research suggests that while humans do not hibernate, we may need more sleep during the colder months. Analysis of people undergoing sleep studies found that

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