Thursday, 25 Apr, 2024


Time to make the doughnuts

Homemade doughnuts are a bit of a project, but they’re less work than you might think, and the result is a truly great, hot, crisp doughnut.  Once you’ve mastered this basic recipe for a fluffy, yeasted doughnut, you can do pretty much anything you like in terms of

Chia Seeds For Weight Loss 

DietChia seeds are loaded with multiple health benefits including weight loss. These seeds can be added to your diet in various ways. Here are some of these you can try.   Chia seeds are a good source of plant-based proteinThese seeds are loaded with fibreChia pudding can be your

How coconut oil can help you lose weight

More than exercise, your diet matters if you are trying to lose weight. Small tweaks in your diet can help your burn fat and accelerate your weight loss process at the same time. Coconut oil can be one such great addition that you can make in your diet when trying to shed kilos. From

Immune system boosting during Pandemic of COVID19

No vaccine or exact treatment are established yet (some are only in clinical trial).  May be we will get it soon but since it is still not sorted out, we, general people, need to focus on 2 things: preventive measure and boosting immune system. We already have some knowledge about

Food for thought as gender and South Asian food systems explored in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The changing roles of men and women in farming and the ways in which boys and girls experience different food choices at the dinner table are just two of the issues being explored at a regional Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Symposium tilted “The Role of Gender in South

Is workplace rudeness on the rise?

You don’t have to look hard to see uncivil behaviour these days, whether in political discourse, in college classrooms or on airplanes. One study found that rudeness is even contagious, like the common cold. The workplace, where my research is focused, is hardly immune from this

Women with stressful jobs gain more weight than men

DHAKA: We have enough study reports and evidence pointing at the dangers of leading a sedentary lifestyle. Unfortunately, we spend most of our time in the workplace doing jobs that hardly involve vigorous physical activities.  No wonder, the threat to our health increases under

Miss Universe Bangladesh crown unveiled

DHAKA:  The crown for Flora Bank Miss Universe Bangladesh has been unveiled at Amisheé Fine Jewellery flagship store in Gulshan of the capital on Tuesday (October 15). Judges of Miss Universe Bangladesh--Tahasan Khan, Kaniz Almas, head of Amisheé Business Rokeya

Pain, sleep and your lifestyle

The impacts of pain-related sleep loss on millions of people  are far-reaching. The problem is a notable one given the number of people who suffer from pain. The 2015 Sleep in AmericaTM Poll finds that 21 percent of Americans experience chronic pain and 36 percent have had acute pain

Mix Salt and Olive Oil, Say goodbye to joint pain

DHAKA: When it comes to joint pain, it can affect everything about your life. It is so disruptive that you may find yourself reaching for the OTC pain pills multiple times, or even seeking out a doctor’s prescription for addictive opiates. But while these remedies are good at reducing

Workplace burnout: A growing mental health crisis

DHAKA: 27-year-old Shruti Singhla (name changed) hates her job. She spends the whole week waiting for the weekend and Sundays become the most stressful because she dreads going to work. “The unrealistic deadlines, work politics, a micromanaging boss are all pulling me down and I feel

Say 'no' if want to be kind to yourself

DHAKA: Yeah, we know what it’s like when you're the “good person”. You’re the one who offers to listen to a friend’s relationship problems, type up a group assignment and book your great uncle’s train tickets online. You’re the one who ends up doing, well, everything.

Be a ‘glow’ getter year round

We all want to maintain a healthy glow year-round. Actually glowing skin is nothing but a reflection of healthy skin and that does not happen in a day. It’s that time of the year again – the time when you take out your shiny sarees or pull out that embroidered confection to be

Diet impacts women’s emotional well-being more than men

DHAKA: Women may require a more nutrient-rich diet for their emotional well-being as compared to men, suggests a study. The study was published in the journal 'Nutritional Neuroscience.' Evidence suggests that anatomical and functional differences in men's and women's

Ways to get stylish

Social obligations are not prerequisites for feeling great about your appearance. You can dress up simply because looking good makes you happy. But more often than not, the situations where we put a lot of care into our outfits are big events with explicit dress codes. The best-case

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

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