Sleep Deprived? Dedicate the Weekend for Sleeping to Stay Healthy

Sleep Deprived? Dedicate the Weekend for Sleeping to Stay Healthy

Our work life can get quite hectic, leaving us with very little time to sleep. While sleep may seem like least priority on our extensive to-do list, it should not be taken lightly. It is not without reason that health experts tell us to dedicate seven to eight hours for a good night’s sleep. The fact is that rest is crucial in helping your body carry out various functions effectively. Good sleep can help you a great deal in your path to healthy lifestyle. And if you find it tough…

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Sleep on it: Indulge in weekend lie-ins to stay healthy

Sleep on it: Indulge in weekend lie-ins to stay healthy

Catching up on lost sleep over weekends may help people keep their weight down, according to a study. Not getting enough sleep can disrupt hormones and metabolism and is known to increase the risk of obesity , researchers wrote in the journal `Sleep’. “Short sleep, usually causing sleep debt, is common and inevitable in many cases, and is a risk factor for obesity, hypertension, coronary heart disease, as well as mortality ,” lead author Chang-Ho Yun of the Seoul National University Budang Hospital said. Sleeping in may be better than…

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Budget Cooling: Affordable ways to stay chill this summer

Budget Cooling: Affordable ways to stay chill this summer

The sun can be fun as long as the temperature is bearable. With the rising temperature this summer, it is not easy to survive the heat. These simple, DIY ideas will help to keep you cool. Air Cooler: Start by cutting off the lower part of two plastic bottles (500ml pet bottles are ideal), making it look like a flap. Then, make a few holes (about 5-6 in number and 1cm in diameter). Fix the bottles upside down to a table fan using a steel flexible wire. Fill the bottles…

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Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

As IPL 2017 fever is beginning to catch on, Opera Cricket feature has now been added to the Opera Mini browser on Android with the latest update. It helps users stay up-to-date with all the cricket-related action. Opera Cricket will provide users with live scores, commentary, video, notifications, and more. The latest update is already available on Google Play store. Post the update, Opera Mini users on Android will see a Get Started banner to activate the Opera Cricket feature and will enable users to track scores, stats, and watch…

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How to Stay Strong at 90: Stop Popping Multiple Pills

How to Stay Strong at 90: Stop Popping Multiple Pills

A common question in everyone’s mind is how to live long and stay strong. We all know that if there’s something that money can’t buy that’s life. When an illness strikes, most of resort to medicines to treat the issue at hand. Some people also start becoming dependent on certain medicines on a regular basis out of constant fear. Sure, medicines can bring you relief but you also need to start looking at the risks of side effects. That’s something you shouldn’t ignore. Probably that’s why Ayurveda is seeked out…

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Stay on course

Stay on course

Set Realistic Goal If you are currently at 30% or above body fat, you can’t get down to a single-digit body fat in just a month or two. Always set practical and realistic fitness goals. Divide your goal into micro goals. Set Deadlines Deadlines keep you on track. A lot of people fail in their fitness resolutions due to lack of a deadline. It actually works as a motivating factor. Make it Public Making your resolution public gives you a psychological boost. Moreover, declaring your resolution socially, binds you to…

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How to stay healthy over Christmas

How to stay healthy over Christmas

Wondering how you’re going to survive the holiday party season? Good Food nutritionist, Kerry Torrens shares her secrets for staying healthy over Christmas, avoiding overindulgence and beating the morning-after blues. “My diet is pretty good most of the time, as you’d expect” says Kerry, “but the party season is tricky. Here are my strategies for coping with the overindulgence and late nights that are an inevitable but enjoyable part of the festive season.” Everything starts with breakfast If I’m going out in the evening, I’ll start the day with a…

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Eat This Type of Protein at Breakfast to Stay Full for Longer

Eat This Type of Protein at Breakfast to Stay Full for Longer

You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But a new study suggests that veggie-based proteins—specifically, beans and peas—may actually fill you up and keep you satisfied longer than animal protein. Plant-based choices are not only better for the planet, the researchers say, but may also help people lose weight. Vegans, vegetarians, and anybody else looking to eat less meat have long known that legumes (such as beans and peas) are a valuable protein source. Until now, though, little…

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5 secrets of people who stay effortlessly slim

5 secrets of people who stay effortlessly slim

There are people out there who seem to look and feel good effortlessly. If you’ve ever wondered what their secrets are, a new study may have uncovered a couple of clues. “Most slim people don’t employ restrictive diets or intense health regimes to stay at a healthy weight,” Dr Brian Wansink, the study’s coauthor, said in a statement. “Instead, they practise easy habits like not skipping breakfast, and listening to inner cues.” It appears maintaining simple, healthy routines may be one overarching rule to easily maintaining good health.Researchers analysed the…

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Diet tips that help you stay healthy as you lose weight

Diet tips that help you stay healthy as you lose weight

Eating right -that should be your mantra if you want to lose weight and maintain it. Sometimes we just stop eating some foods thinking they are harmful for us. But the truth is that we should eat everything in moderation, and not avoid certain foods unless of course, the doctor tells us to. Always have proper sit-down meals Make sure your dining room does not have a TV, because this leads to mindless eat ing which can trigger weight gain easily . When you sit down at a table and…

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