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Healthy Lifestyle May Cut Short Heart Risks in Diabetics

Just two months of healthy living classes can significantly reduce the risk of commondiabetes complications, including cardiovascular disease, stroke, limb amputation and microvascular complications, says a study. At present, nearly 30 million people in the US suffer from diabetes and one in three from pre-diabetes. Community-based interventions provide …

Poor Sleep May Lead to Weight Gain During Pregnancy

  Other than proper exercise, and balanced diet there is one more crucial thing that ensures our overall well-being – proper sleep. For those of you who compromise on good sleep, some of the most recent studies warns against the lack of it. Not only does lack of …

The Smart Guide for Healthy Eating While Dining Out

Just because you’re making healthier choices, does not mean you can’t ever eat at your favourite restaurants. The guidelines below will help you choose the best options available at some of the most popular eateries for dining your favourite cuisine. However, you can’t dine out every night as …

Why Kids Are Most Likely to Develop Food Allergies

You may have ignored the symtoms as flu or common cold but a child we frequently sneezes or coughs a lot, often develops rash or hives and gets stomach stomach ache may be allergic to certain foods. If left untreated, allergies can lead to a potentially lethal anaphylactic …

You Gain the Most Weight in Early Adulthood

Here’s something to ponder as you consider whether to ditch that New Year’s resolution to exercise more: Your 20s are your prime weight-gaining years, according to data from the CDC. The data come from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey, which involves medical examinations of thousands of …

Indian Scientists Unlock the Health Benefits of Betel Leaf

The next time you hear the words meetha patta or madrasi patta, don’t ignore the humble heart-shaped popular mouth-freshener. Paan or betel leaf could provide the key to unlock an arsenal of anti-inflammatory drugs, claim Indian researchers. Scientists at University of Calcutta and Indian Institute of Chemical Biology …

Exercising More May Not Lead to an Increased Calorie Loss

According to a recent study published in the in the journal Current Biology, people do not necessarily burn extra calories even if they exercise more. This is due to the fact that their bodies adapt to higher activity levels. Researchers from City University of New York measured the …