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5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

There are times when we tend to consume various beverages on a daily basis assuming that they’d be healthy for us. However, that might not be the case always. Be it milkshakes or fizzy drinks, almost all of these contain artificial flavours and sweeteners that can prove to be quite harmful for our overall health. [...]

February 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 Beverages That Could Be Extremely Bad For Your Health

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Popping over-the-counter drugs such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen may relieve your pain but they could also influence your thoughts and emotions, a new study has claimed. The study showed that these pain killers influence how people process information, experience feelings of hurt and react to emotionally evocative images. “In many ways, the findings are alarming,” [...]

February 13, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Painkillers affect thoughts: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen can influence your emotions

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

HIGHLIGHTS It stars Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in the lead Ratna Pathak Shah and Supriya Pathak come together in this movie The story revolves around the plight of real estate prices in Mumbai A frequent criticism of Netflix in India is that the streaming giant has a paucity of local content. Netflix is looking to change [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Replace Sugar With Jaggery In Your Tea For These Amazing Health Benefits

Replace Sugar With Jaggery In Your Tea For These Amazing Health Benefits

Sugar is one of the most commonly used and easily available sweeteners across the world. However, when it comes to its nutritional properties, it is not-so-healthy. Do you happen to be a tea lover who often ends up putting a lot of sugar in their tea? If yes, then it’s time to limit its consumption as [...]

January 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Replace Sugar With Jaggery In Your Tea For These Amazing Health Benefits

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

When you decide to get healthy, it’s easy to look at your new and improved life in sweeping terms – ‘I’m going to lose a stone, only eat healthy food, and work out all the time.’ While it’s great to commit yourself to healthier habits, the problem with this broad approach is that these statements [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 % than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, finds a study. Weight loss in bariatric surgery is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not just your diet: Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and supports a growing body of evidence that 100% fruit juice has no significant effect on glycemic [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Craving carbs? Blame your brain, according to Japanese study

Craving carbs? Blame your brain, according to Japanese study

Under pressure and gobbling pizza or chocolate? It may not be your fault, according to Japanese researchers who have isolated the neurons that drive a craving for carbs. The team at Japan’s National Institute for Physiological Sciences found that activating neurons known to respond to social stress increased the appetite in mice for carbohydrates. Rodents [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Craving carbs? Blame your brain, according to Japanese study

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

How to decode your tummy pain

How to decode your tummy pain

Research from Mintel reveals that a whopping 86% of all British adults have suffered some form of gastrointestinal problem or ailment in the last year. There are many different conditions and aliments that can cause abdominal pain so it can be difficult to know what is wrong. Family GP Dr Roger Henderson helps decipher seven types of [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to decode your tummy pain

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

How to broach the subject of care with your parents

It can be difficult to acknowledge the fact that your parents may need some help with day-to-day activities in order to stay safe and well as they age. Even more difficult is the realisation that you can no longer be the one to offer the type of attention they need. Broaching the subject of care with elderly [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to broach the subject of care with your parents

How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?

How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?

In this chilly weather you might not want to get out of your warm blanket let alone go out with friends or even to work. Winter is the season of snuggling up in bed with a hot chocolate and a bowl of warm soup. It’s also the season to wear big overcoats and wrap yourself up in layers [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How Does Fever And Cold Affect Your Taste Buds?