Eat fatty foods like cheese and butter if you want a long, healthy life

Eat fatty foods like cheese and butter if you want a long, healthy life

People who consume foods that are low in fats but high in carbohydrates may be at an increased risk of an early death as compared to those who consume fat-rich foods such as cheese and butter, a study has claimed. The findings, published in the journal Lancet, showed that contrary to popular belief, consuming a higher amount of fat – about 35% of energy – is associated with a lower risk of death compared to lower intakes. The association was seen for all major types of fats – saturated fats,…

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Brown Rice Can Speed Up Weight Loss Just Like 30 Minutes of Brisk Walk

Brown Rice Can Speed Up Weight Loss Just Like 30 Minutes of Brisk Walk

How to lose weight is a constant thought in most of our minds. What we wouldn’t do to lose those flabs within a matter of days! We resort to extreme diets and intense workout sessions in the hope that we get back in shape at the earliest. But it’s never as simple as that. It is always such a struggle to stay dedicated and focused on your efforts. While there are no shortcuts to weight loss, paying close attention to your diet can at least help you speed up the…

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Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer

Like spicy food? If so, you might live longer

A study, by the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, has found that consumption of hot red chili peppers is associated with a 13 percent reduction in total mortality, primarily in deaths due to heart disease or stroke. Going back for centuries, peppers and spices were thought to be beneficial in the treatment of diseases, but only one other study, conducted in China and published in 2015, has previously examined chili pepper consumption and its association with mortality. So, this new study, published recently in PLoS ONE,…

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Why vegetarian staples like beans and peas are more filling than meat

Why vegetarian staples like beans and peas are more filling than meat

You know eating high-fiber fruits, vegetables, and grains is the secret to feeling fuller longer, as is fueling with protein. But how do they stack up against one another? You’d probably guess a slab of meat would keep you satiated for hours longer than a dish full of beans. But, you’d be wrong, according to a new study from the University of Copenhagen. Legume-based meals (think: beans, peas, lentils), researchers say, are more satisfying and better at staving off hunger than a meat-based dish made of pork or veal. That’s not all….

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How to Remove Skin Tan: 6 Natural Ingredients that Work Like Magic

How to Remove Skin Tan: 6 Natural Ingredients that Work Like Magic

We love to soak in the sun but don’t realise that in the process we also make it susceptible to damage. The harsh sun rays work their way in many ways to harm our skin, the most common being skin tan, where the skin loses its moisture and glow to look pale and dull. Treating skin tan at the earliest is very important to prevent further damage. Sun screens and other agents do protect the skin from damage to some extent but since UV ray index is always on the…

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5 Beauty Secrets to Glow Like a Goddess This Festive Season

5 Beauty Secrets to Glow Like a Goddess This Festive Season

The very mention of the coming festivals fills one with the urge to look their best. It’s the time of celebration, with numerous functions to attend to with friends and families and rejoice the grandeur of the Maa. I believe in the famous quote, “a thing of beauty is a joy forever,” not only in how we beautify ourselves but in our surroundings too. For this year’s festivities, I have selected some of my secret and most exotic recipes to make you resonate like the goddess herself. So start early…

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High-flavonoid foods, like berries and apples, ‘prevent weight gain’

High-flavonoid foods, like berries and apples, ‘prevent weight gain’

“Get fruity to get fit: Eat more berries to beat a big belly,” The Sun reports. The advice is based on the findings of a major new study looking at the effects of foods rich in the compound flavonoid, such as berries and apples, on body weight. The researchers tracked around quarter of a million people over 24 years. Results suggest that eating more flavonoids – specifically anthocyanins (coming mainly from blueberries and strawberries), flavonoid polymers (from tea and apples), and flavonols (from tea and onions) – was linked to…

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Women Face Same Drink-Related Health Issues Like Men

Women Face Same Drink-Related Health Issues Like Men

Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are catching up with men in terms of their alcohol consumption and its impact on their health. The trend, known as ‘sex convergence’, is most evident among young adults, the findings show. Historically, men have been far more likely than women to drink alcohol and to drink it in quantities that damage their health, with some figures suggesting up to a 12-fold difference between the sexes. In a bid to…

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Katrina Kaif slays, looks like a vision in white

Katrina Kaif slays, looks like a vision in white

  She might be lying low, but Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is surely making news for the right reason this time around. Spotted at a magazine’s bash in Mumbai on Wednesday night, Kat slayed in a Mikael D all white jumpsuit with some lace work and looked nothing less than a vision in white. Styled by Tanya Ghavri, a seemingly fitter Kat wooed one and all in her pristine yet sexy avatar. With black Christian Louboutin pumps for company, Kat was a complete head turner at the bash, courtesy her…

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Books To Be Changed So ‘No One Like Kanhaiya Kumar Is Born’: Rajasthan Minister

Books To Be Changed So ‘No One Like Kanhaiya Kumar Is Born’: Rajasthan Minister

JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested on sedition charge over a controversial event on the campus where anti-India slogans were allegedly raised. JAIPUR:  A Rajasthan minister said that major changes were being made in the school curriculum which would include biographies of freedom fighters to ensure “no one like Kanhaiya Kumar is born” in the state. “To inculcate the feeling of patriotism in students, major changes are being made in the curriculum,” Vasudev Devnani, Minister of State for Education (primary and secondary) said in the assembly on Thursday….

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