Too little sleep can impact physical and mental health

Sleep ignored by most of us and gets least importance in our busy life. Sleeping is a basic human need. It is a vital part of well-being throughout our lifetime. Too little sleep can impact physical and mental health, increasing the risk for a number of diseases and hampering your daily functioning. You might be surprised to learn that too much sleep can have a similar result. Oversleeping has been shown to increase the risk for cardiovascular…

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One Teaspoon Of Cumin Burns 3 Times More Body Fat

One Teaspoon Of Cumin Burns 3 Times More Body Fat

Trying to lose weight?  Magical things Cumin seeds does to your body. It will help you lose 3 times more your body fat. Jeera or cumin seeds– the quintessential Indian spice is an addition to a number of dishes; be it dal or a normal vegetable. It may surprise you but a pinch of cumin powder or seeds can lead to a major weight loss. New research shows that cumin powder can help jump-start weight…

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Low nicotine cigarettes may not curb smoking inclination

Monika Singhania : Bombay : The FDA might have thought that low nicotine content cigarettes might function as a measure to make cigarettes non-addictive but a recent study conducted on the same shows opposite results. In a study conducted by Wiley, researchers claim that the reduction of nicotine content of cigarettes might not eliminate smoking dependence. The idea behind this two year long research was that progressively reducing nicotine intake from cigarettes could make smokers…

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Ladies must care heels to wear stilettos

“Ladies: No flat shoes or sandals. Must have heels”. It would seem that women and heels go hand in hand. A study has found that wearing four-inch stilettos could increase the amount of pressure on the front foot by over 30%.  But numerous other studies have also warned that being on heels for more than six hours can cause Achilles heel. A simple exercise like pointing the toes is quite effective. Just lift the leg and…

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Cleanse detox your system with these foods

There is no ‘right’ time to detox. In fact, experts say that detoxing should be done once every couple of months because it keeps your body healthy. However, make sure you do it the correct way because several popular detoxes do more harm than good. Detoxing your body can be as easy as eating the right foods. Here are some which help cleanse your body. Avocados While not many people are fans of avocados, some…

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Contact lenses can be harmful for eye health

Listen up contact lens lovers! A new study has found that wearing lenses can cause more infections in your eyes as compared to those who don’t wear them. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center used high-precision genetic tests to differentiate the thousands of bacteria that make up the human microbiome, and found a diverse set of microorganisms in the eyes of daily that more closely resembles the group of microorganisms of their eyelid skin than…

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