Monday, 15 Aug, 2022


Watch horror movie to burn calories

DHAKA: Watching scary movies can help you burn the calorific equivalent of a small chocolate bar, according to a study. Next time you skip the gym, embrace your lazy side and pop in a horror film for an easy workout. Those who watched a 90-minute horror film were likely to burn up

Is your job making you sick?

DHAKA: Workplace stress can get to the best of us and we all feel incredibly exhausted and agitated from time to time. Stress is an unavoidable outcome of a high-pressure job and causes severe physical and mental complications if it remains unmanaged. Symptoms must be looking for:

Tips to stay fit forever

Below are given some tips that keep you to stay fit                                             Get off to a slow start The danger of the typical New Year resolutions approach to fitness, says personal trainer Matt Roberts, is that people “jump in and do

Exercise eases depression, anxiety

The physical benefits of exercise — improving physical condition and fighting disease — have long been established, and physicians always encourage staying physically active. Exercise is also considered vital for maintaining mental fitness, and it can reduce stress. Studies show

Surprising health benefits of Amla

DHAKA: Amla has eight times more vitamin C than an orange, twice the antioxidant power of acai berry and around 17 times that of a pomegranate. The humble Indian gooseberry, commonly known as amla, truly deserves its superfood status. The translucent green fruit, which derives its

Dreadful effects of too much thinking & ways to recover

Too much thinking could be termed as stress in a way. Stress comes from the demands and pressures we experience each day. Long lines at the grocery store, rush hour traffic, a phone ringing nonstop, or a chronic illness are all examples of things that can cause stress on a daily basis.

Travel can improve your mental, brain health

DHAKA: Staying healthy when stressed can be overwhelming. From family and work issues to commuting, daily chores, illnesses, home maintenance and plenty of other concerns, the grind of day-to-day life can pick away at your mental well-being. If you ever feel stuck in life, or tired of

Is UK fashion suffering from Brexiety?

September is a big month in the fashion calendar, with fashion weeks happening in New York, London, Milan and Paris. Each city hosts a series of events over five days where top designers show off their new collections. Last week was London's turn. Think lots of "out there" outfits,

Tackle heart failure with healthy lifestyle & medicines

DHAKA: When B Jitendra Bhat, a banker, suddenly felt uneasy and started perspiring, he sensed something was amiss. He had just eaten lunch. He started vomiting blood and was unusually breathless.  He was rushed to a private hospital within 15 minutes and his condition improved

Workplace loneliness & ways to overcome

We are living in a landscape of loneliness.  Loneliness is not only bad for our minds: it’s bad for our health, too, with research showing that chronic long-term loneliness can be as bad as smoking fifteen cigarettes a day, and can increase the risk of blood pressure, diabetes and

Benefits of early rising

Being successful means waking up early – or so we’re constantly told.  It makes you more productive. Celebrities and CEOs do it. You’ll be healthier and happier. You’ll feel in control of your life. But despite the deluge of such stories, waking up at an ungodly hour isn’t

Vegetarian diet cuts heart disease risk, raises stroke risk

DHAKA: Vegetarians have a lower risk of coronary heart disease than meat-eaters but may be at greater risk of having a stroke, researchers from Oxford University have found. The study, however, could not prove whether the results were down to diet or some other aspect of the

Benefits of gardening

DHAKA: Not only can gardening be an effective form of workout, but it can also benefit your mental health too. Spending time outside can help reduce depression, anger and stress.  Furthermore, gardening is good for you as it can help reduce the risk of diseases such as stroke and

Effects of sleep deprivation

Prolonged lack of sleep can disrupt your immune system, so you're less able to fend off bugs. Sleeplessness drains your mental abilities and puts your physical health at real risk. Here are a few factors given below:                                        

Cheese improves quality of life

             Cheese Can Have a Positive Effect on Your Dental Health A study done by dental professionals showed that eating cheese might help to prevent dental cavities. Four groups were tested, consuming milk, sugar-free yogurt, paraffin, and cheese, and the pH balance in

A colorful way to cope with long work hours

At her job as a banker, 35-year-old Lee Ju-hee treasures her small, fairytale-like desk. It’s covered in pink products including a mini humidifier, a mini fan, a small air purifier and a tumbler steriliser. Pink is her favourite colour; she even has a pink keyboard. “I have been

Older adults should intake more protein

DHAKA: Older adults should eat more protein than what is recommended for the general adult population, in order to preserve muscle mass and strength despite ageing. Yet up to one-third of older adults don’t eat an adequate amount due to reduced appetite, dental issues, impaired

Foods for your skin

Get to know 8 top tips on eating your way to glowing skin. What you eat can have a big impact on your skin health. Make sure you're getting enough essential nutrients to protect your skin. The foods on this list are great options to keep your skin healthy, strong and attractive.

Too much salt intake harmful for your health

DHAKA: Too much salt is bad for you, particularly because it is associated with an increased risk of heart problems. If often ingested in large quantities of salt which contains Sodium can lead to a range of cardiovascular problems, including hypertension. In ancient times, salt was

Prolonged sitting to increase risk of early death

DHAKA: Technology lets me—as well as millions of other people—earn a living from the relative comfort of our desks, without having to break a sweat or even stand up. Once the workday is done, we can transition straight from desk to car to couch, taking barely a step in between. The