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Heart scan can predict premature death r...

Heart scan can predict premature death risk

A scan of calcium deposits inside the arteries can identify those at risk of dying over the next 15 years, a new study has found. A coronary artery calcification (CAC) scan is an X-ray test that looks for specks of calcium in the walls of the coronary arteries. These specks of calcium are called... read more »

The easiest way to lose weight: a glass ...

The easiest way to lose weight: a glass of waterThe easiest way to lose wei...

“Diet and exercise” – that’s the mantra that most people swear by, when it comes to losing weight the healthy way. But the word “diet” is more than just the food put on a plate. A very important component of a healthy diet is the amount of water a person drinks in a day. While drinking... read more »

Starbucks makes up for price hike with m...

Starbucks makes up for price hike with massive menu upgrade

Starbucks may have raised prices of their beverages but they are not heartless, as they decided to make up for it by making their menu better. Way better! The coffee giant had earlier announced that drinks may cost up to 20 cents more, and now they have declared that small-batch cold brew would be... read more »

Female drinkers at higher risk of developing liver disease than men
Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with a...

Youngsters tend to swap marijuana with alcohol after turning 21

In a new study, scientists have found that when people turn 21, while the consumption of alcohol drastically increases, marijuana use significantly declines. Ben Crost at the University of Illinois, who conducted the economist research, which looked at marijuana and alcohol use in people between... read more »

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5 foods that make you smarter

Oily fish A common problem that several people face today is trying to recollect simple everyday tasks — what errands you need to run, who you’re supposed to call or what you had for lunch.... read more »

10 breath freshening foods

1. Water! Water! Water!: Water is a quick and an easily accessible remedy for rapidly making that breath fresh. And it is a simple tip to follow.... read more »

This monsoon, make bombils Parsi-style!

The way Parsis enjoy Bombay Duck is distinct from other communities. Says Pervin Marzban Bilimoria who loves to cook the fish, “Vinegar is the trick... read more »

Foods to try in Amsterdam

The eats you just have to indulge in on your next visit to the Dutch capital Having evolved from being a city on the bank of the river Amstel in the 12th... read more »

Recipe: Konkani egg curry

Ingredients: Four eggs, half cup finely chopped onion, three or four medium sized tomatoes (blanched and skin removed), one tsp chopped ginger, one tsp... read more »

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The secret to a long life? 80% of men could avoid a heart attack ...

  Not smoking, taking exercise and drinking in moderation key to reducing risk Healthy diet and having a waist measuring below 37 inches also crucial Giving up each individual bad habit lowers... read more »

Tips to survive festive cravings

Even the most strong-willed and health-conscious will give in to temptation. Moreover, it’s no fun to always say `no’. The best way to... read more »

Give your health a boost with artichokes

Experts say that artichokes are high in antioxidants — more so than most vegetables. Antioxidants neutralise and remove free radicals from your bloodstream,... read more »

Have you done troga yet?

The first time you might have heard of Troga was in a sitcom, where one character, Mitch, asks the other character Claire who’s on a treadmill,... read more »

Overcome your iron deficiency with these foods

Experts say that millions of women around the world suffer from iron deficiency, more popularly known as anaemia. This nutritional insufficiency is known to... read more »

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Kansai Nerolac PaintsBSE 4.48 % today said it has entered into a strategic marketing tie-up with leading e-tailer Flipkart ahead of festive season. The interactive consumer interface will... read more »

Your diabetes med could help you shed kilos

Diabetic and want to lose weight? Now you can do both with help of a single medicine, as a new study has shown that Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug, helps people shed kilos. US... read more »

Conjunctivitis, if left untreated, can cause sight threatening internal infections’

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Physical exercise along with a proper diet can help maintain a healthy weight

A recent study has revealed that India has the third-highest number of obese and overweight people after US and China. Around 20% of the adult Indian population is overweight or obese and... read more »

Being a vegan helps lose weight

If you are looking for a size zero figure, then following a vegan diet that includes no animal products could offer better results than other weight-loss plans, says a study. “Vegetarian diets... read more »