Terror and Trump have transformed Norwegian travel habits

Terror and Trump have transformed Norwegian travel habits

Over half of Norway’s 5.5 million inhabitants plan to travel abroad sometime this winter, but fewer want to travel to the USA than in previous years. The UK is the strongest attraction, reports ScienceNordic. Terrorist threats and atrocities appear to be impacting Norwegians’ travel habits less this year than in 2016. Last year, one in three mentioned terrorist acts and threats as factors swaying their travel and holiday plans. Now that concern impacts just one in four when deciding on holiday trips abroad. The latest survey of Norwegian vacation habits was…

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5 Habits Worth Cultivating in 2017, According to a Dietitian

5 Habits Worth Cultivating in 2017, According to a Dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017. Cook more Creating and serving even the simplest of meals is a profound way of caring for yourself and your loved ones. Homemade meals tend to be more healthful than ones you purchase, because when you cook from scratch, you know exactly what you’re eating. That…

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Modern Life, Bad Habits: Africa Faces Deadly New Illnesses

Modern Life, Bad Habits: Africa Faces Deadly New Illnesses

When Rose Kariuki first felt a lump on her left breast, the spectre of cancer — a disease she had only heard of on television — was the last thing on her mind. “To me, cancer was nowhere near us. It was shocking, I feared death, I feared so many things,” the 46-year-old Kenyan school teacher told AFP. Rose is one of a growing number of Africans suffering from cancer, one of the lifestyle diseases — along with diabetes and heart problems — proving increasing deadly on the continent. A…

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Online Tool to Help you with Your Dietary Habits

Online Tool to Help you with Your Dietary Habits

In a first, a green body today launched an online interactive tool aimed at helping users to improve their food and dietary habits by generating a personal diet report based on their consumption patterns. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) launched ‘Know Your Diet’ which is available in English and Hindi and would benefit anyone of nine years or above who can access it from computers, smart phones or tablets. CSE said the Hindi version of the tool is known as ‘ApnaAhaar Janein’. “India needs a clear policy to promote…

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A Father’s lifestyle habits ought to reason start Defects in His youngsters

A Father’s lifestyle habits ought to reason start Defects in His youngsters

New fathers please take be aware! Your age, use of alcohol and different way of life elements can reason birth defects on your baby as well as for the destiny generations, warns a brand new research at Georgetown college in the US. The dietary, hormonal and psychological environment furnished by the mother completely has been formerly regarded to alter the organ shape, cellular response and gene expression in her toddlers. The group reviewed past studies that centered on how a man’s life-style could reason epigenetic adjustments in his sperm’s DNA…

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The Cost of Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits: Cancer on the Rise in India

The Cost of Unhealthy Lifestyle Habits: Cancer on the Rise in India

India has seen a 7.5 percent rise in the number of cancer patients primarily due to poor lifestyle choices such as consumption of alcohol, ‘pan masala’ and tobacco, a study has revealed. The lifestyle problems have contributed to cancer of lips, mouth, stomach, colon and rectum among men and to breast, ovarian and cervix uteri cancers among women, says the ‘Globocan’ project study conducted by International Agency for Research on Cancer of the World Health Organisation (WHO). The latest findings of the study show that India witnessed 10 lakh new…

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