Eat Fat ! It takes fat to burn fat

How to lose belly fat ? Belly fat is actually the most dangerous type of fat – besides aesthetics, large waist lines are indicators of –disease-disease-disease. We start to gain weight when our cortisol levels spike. Stress is one of the primary culprits for high levels of cortisol secretion. When this happens cortisol breaks downs lean muscle (the type of tissue that burns calories most efficiently) and also holds on to fat storage in the…

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Can red wine keep you looking young ?

Great news ! Great news for red wine fans – it keeps you looking young.  Wine is part of the Mediterranean diet, which is also rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds, legumes, seafood, yogurt, and olive oil. This diet is more of a lifestyle that includes drinking wine with dinner. Studies show that the Mediterranean diet is associated with longer, healthier lives. Any caveats? Drinking a glass of red wine a…

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Why you need to be more aware of the disease Alzheimer

Stop whatsapp , stop for your parents for some time . Stop atleast for yourself. Think of your memory . It is going down day by day without you noticing that. Be socially responsible to consult the doctor for Alzheimer check at an much early stage. That will save you really from a disaster. Efforts to successfully prevent the disease may well require a better understanding of these processes near middle age. So are there any early…

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Retire early … Be smart … Stay free

By Ravi Kotal : Get set go …. Start planning your tomorrow . Start your savings early, stay healthy and have adequate health insurance are the best things you can do to plan your retirement. But don’t spend your savings on your daily expenses . Rather start some new small business as this will grow over a period and will also keep you meaningfully engaged . You can also consider working on part time basis…

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Know what you need to eat for glowing skin

Payal Avasti : New Delhi: Dig into sprouts, kiwi, yogurt and other nutritious food items for a radiant skin, says an expert. Here are some of the beauty essentials suggested by capital-based dermatologist : * Protein repairs damaged tissue. Eatables like eggs, yogurt and beans offer a good dose of protein. * Eat foods high in antioxidants that help protect your skin from damage. Cherries, blueberries and other deeply coloured berries are best source of antioxidant….

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Exercise good for the elderly’s brains

Older adults can improve their brain function by raising their fitness level, a study shows. “Basically, the more exercise you did, the more benefit to the brain you saw,” said Jeffrey Burns, professor of neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The team focused monitored exercise. One group moderately exercised for the recommended amount of 150 minutes per week, a second exercised for 75 minutes per week, and a third group exercised for 225…

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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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