KV admissions 2017: List for Class 1 out for many schools

KV admissions 2017: List for Class 1 out for many schools

Kendriya Vidyalayas are centrally funded schools that provide quality education at affordable rates in the country. The list of students selected to Class 1 in Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country has been released by many schools on their website on Wednesday and the remaining are expected to upload it by Thursday evening, an official said. “The admission list is also being simultaneously displayed on the school’s notice board for the parents to check. The list of all the schools is not being displayed at one central portal,” a Kendriya Vidyalaya…

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How Many Calories Should You Eat: Use This Calculator

How Many Calories Should You Eat: Use This Calculator

A large part of our fitness relies on the diet that we follow on a daily basis. Weight loss results from a complex mechanism of calories consumed and burned. BodyPower got in touch with fitness expert and online fitness coach Beth Trueman to demystify some of the most perplexing notions related to fitness. “Most people come and ask me the standard question, “How many calories should I consume”. There are many components to nutrition that affect the composition of our body. In most cases, if the basics are in place,…

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The many benefits of eggplant

The many benefits of eggplant

1. It is versatile – stuff it, mash it, bake it, fry it, grill it. Rustle up a baba ganoush, a classic ratatouille, eggplant chips or a desi bharta. 2. It’s only 35 calories per cup, thanks to its high fibre and water content. 3. Most middle-eastern and Italian recipes involve cooking whole aubergines (with peel), which is healthier since most of the antioxidants are wrapped in its purple skin. 4. Ayurveda recommends eggplant for curing insomnia and other sleep disorders. 5. Research shows aubergines can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol, provided…

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70 mn Indian women consume smokeless tobacco, many to kill hunger

70 mn Indian women consume smokeless tobacco, many to kill hunger

70 mn Indian women consume smokeless tobacco, many to kill hunger A whopping 70 million Indian women above age 15 use smokeless tobacco (SLT), which alone constitutes 63 per cent of the world’s SLT consumption, according to a Union Health Ministry report on SLT. The first-ever comprehensive report by the ministry, launched at the ongoing World Health Organization’s (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) here, also stated that one factor influencing SLT use among disadvantaged women is the desire to suppress hunger while performing difficult and laborious tasks. “Easy…

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Respiratory distress up, many land in ICU

Respiratory distress up, many land in ICU

Respiratory distress up, many land in ICU (Photo credit: AFP) With Delhi witnessing the worst air pollution of the season, hospital emergencies have witnessed a sudden increase in patients suffering from respiratory distress in the past few days. Many of them have even landed in the ICU. “We have eight ICU beds. All of them are occupied and the OPDs are also flooded with patients with breathing difficulty or those suffering from aggravation of underlying illness,” said Dr J C Suri, professor and head, department of pulmonary medicine at Safdarjung…

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Delhi chokes on worst Nov smog in many years

Delhi chokes on worst Nov smog in many years

Delhi chokes on worst Nov smog in many years Delhiites woke up to apocalyptic grey skies as a heavy smog hung over the city on Wednesday , reducing visibility to its lowest for the month of November in many years. The air quality was so poor that it was comparable to the post-Diwali spike in pollution. The air quality index for 4pm on November 2 was 432, in the “severe” category , while the index on October 31 (post Diwali) was 445. The Met office said visibility at the IGI…

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Your DNA can tell how many kids you’ll have

Your DNA can tell how many kids you’ll have

Your DNA can tell how many kids you’ll have (Getty Images photo) The age at which you will have your first child and the number of kids you are likely to have may be encoded in your DNA, say scientists who found that genetic data can be used to accurately predict our reproductive behaviour. The study , led by researchers at University of Oxford, includes an analysis of 62 data sets with information from 2,38,064 men and women on the age at which they had their first child and 3,30,000…

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Exercise is good for your brain, as long as you don’t skip too many workouts: study

Exercise is good for your brain, as long as you don’t skip too many workouts: study

A new study finds that taking time off from working out can put an end to exercise’s benefits on the brain.  (AP Photo/Rodrique Ngowi) Think it’s OK to take a week off from working out? Think again … if you even can. A study published last month in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience finds the benefits of exercise on the brain can fade after just 10 days. Previous studies have shown that exercise increases blood flow to the brain, which can create new neurons, increase volume in important places, and possibly…

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Many children’s heart health not up to standards

Many children’s heart health not up to standards

Many children’s heart health not up to standards (Getty Images) Babies are generally born with healthy hearts that should be cared for during childhood to ensure good health later in life, according to the American Heart Association. Yet many U.S. children don’t meet seven basic standards of good heart health, the AHA says in a statement in the journal Circulation. The standards include having a healthy weight in relation to height (body mass index, or BMI), getting enough physical activity, not smoking, following a healthy diet and maintaining healthy cholesterol,…

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how many calories Does Your favored Drink Have?

how many calories Does Your favored Drink Have?

but much we like weekends, over-the-countery do include one drawback – over-the-counter a dampener on our diet plans. All that weekday control melts into weekend revelry. however earlier than you order your drink from over-the-counter bar tonight, why don’t you spend a moment and reflect onconsideration on over-the-counter energy in that cup? Moderation is key and expertise is electricity. allow us to decode over the counter calorific content of your favourite drink so you realize simply what impact your drink is going to have in your diet plan. Calorie content…

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