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Ways to block bad thoughts!

Ways to block bad thoughts!

It’s the new-age mantra touted to help you achieve a more fulfilling life -positive thinking. However, while many of us indulge in happy thoughts and dreams about the future, those who actually end up living that life are a minority. The problem, says Dr Gabriele Oettingen, lies in how we... read more »

How fermented foods help the body

How fermented foods help the body

Many opt for fermentation because it helps in increasing the nutritional value of food. It also has several other benefits. We take you through some of them… Digestion: Fermented foods are easily digestible because of their probiotic content. The process of fermentation helps in making the... read more »

Can your beauty salon harm you?

Can your beauty salon harm you?

The quickest way to pamper yourself is to indulge at the salon. However, a recent study claims that a simple fish pedicure that involves tiny toothless carp nibbling away at dead skin could spread deadly infection and disease. And that’s just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. So, if you... read more »

5 mistakes you make while jogging on tre...

5 mistakes you make while jogging on treadmill

Error # 1 Not having a plan You get on, you push start, and you up the speed. You go until the timer hits your set time limit (or your body is too tired), and you stop. Not only is this workout boring, it’s certainly not pushing you to your highest potential level. Remember, you’ll... read more »

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UK to run out of chickens soon!

UK to run out of chickens soon!

London – Researchers have warned that Britain could soon run out of chickens owing to the ever-expanding global demand and low supply. The British Poultry Council has revealed that there are... read more »

‘unhealthy’ foods that are in fact healthy

‘unhealthy’ foods that are in fact healthy

Dieticians have instructed you to give up on these foodstuffs if you want to lose weight, yet the temptation makes you want to eat it. We give you 5... read more »

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Control sugar: Limit fruit juice intake to once a day

London – Love fruit juice daily in the morning? Limit the glass to once a day because of its high sugar content, researchers from the British government’s ‘National Diet and Nutrition... read more »

Brain zapping may control scary dreams

A new study has found that electric scalp stimulation can help control nightmares, especially for those who suffer from post-traumatic stress... read more »

Breastfeeding enhances kids’ immune system

Washington: A new study has revealed that breastfeeding promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut of the kids, which builds their immune... read more »

Laughter can boost memory!

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help in fighting against memory loss as they lessen the damage caused on the learning ability of a person... read more »

Bangladesh receives WHO polio free certification

Bangladesh received the WHO (World Health Organization) Certificate as a Polio free country. The Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Mumbai, India,... read more »

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A detox isn’t just about the food

A detox also doesn’t have to be just about the food — it is much more than that. So if your body is craving for some sleep — give it just that! Don’t worry about just... read more »

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High-fruit diets can worsen depression

The consumption of a diet high in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depressive and anxiety-like behaviour and alter how the brain responds to stress, the findings... read more »

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

Irengbam Jenny A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say. Quite right! But with sedentary lifestyle, munching on junk food, alcohol consumption, smoking, erratic working hours... read more »

Hand dryers ‘worse for germ spread’

High-powered hand dryers may seem ultra-hygienic but spread more germs than paper towels, research has shown. Scientists at the University of Leeds found that airborne germ counts around... read more »

Recipe: Lasagna with meat sauce

Ingredients: – 1 lb ground mutton – 3/4 lb bulk pork sausage – 3 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce – 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 2... read more »