If you’re trying to lose weight, pay attention to the speed at which you eat food

If you’re trying to lose weight, pay attention to the speed at which you eat food

If you’re always the last person on a table to finish their food, take heart. People who eat slowly are less likely to become obese or develop metabolic syndrome, a cluster of heart disease, diabetes and stroke risk factors, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2017, a premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. Metabolic syndrome occurs when someone has any of three risk factors that include abdominal obesity, high fasting blood sugar, high blood pressure, high triglycerides and/or…

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Health Benefits of Cloves (Laung): A Spice That Deserves More Attention

Health Benefits of Cloves (Laung): A Spice That Deserves More Attention

One of my favourite winter spices, cloves are often pushed to the edge of your plate. They are mostly used to flavour dishes but seldomly eaten whole. But if you’d know about their impressive qualities, you’d agree they deserve more attention. Looking back, cloves were probably first used by Chinese emperors to hide bad breath. Over the years, cloves grabbed a prominent place in traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda to treat nausea, digestive disorders and flu. The clove tree which is native to Indonesia bears dry, aromatic flower buds which…

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9 Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar You Need to Pay Attention to

9 Symptoms of Low Blood Sugar You Need to Pay Attention to

Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, can be quite a dangerous condition. It is common among people who have diabetes and can occur even if you are managing it well. Hypoglycemia happens when the amount of blood glucose (the sugar in your blood) drops to a very low level, affecting your body’s normal functioning. This is often defined as a blood-sugar level below 70 mg/dl. A 2015 study published in the Journal Plos One shows that hypoglycemia is more common in people with type 2 diabetes or those who…

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7 mind sporting events to improve Your reminiscence, attention and performance

7 mind sporting events to improve Your reminiscence, attention and performance

Who would not want to be brainy? all of us secretly want to be able to calculate large numbers in our mind without touching the calculator, or answer any quiz about global affairs, geography, science and arts in a depend of seconds. growing up too, what all of us commonly prayed for, changed into to be brainy sufficient to attain excessive in school tests, be smarter than our friends, and for that reason break out scoldings from our mother and father. The human mind is a charming organ, which includes…

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Eating in Front of the TV? Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Food

Eating in Front of the TV? Here’s Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Food

Chefs, restaurateurs, and people I dine with are sometimes surprised by how I remember dishes that I had eaten years ago. As a food writer, you are expected to remember tastes. But why this food memory should go back that far is something even I don’t understand fully. One big reason, however, could be that those of us in the business of decoding foodand flavours are perhaps more tuned to eat mindfully. Of course, you do not need to be a food writer to appreciate the benefits of mindful eating….

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