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Sparkling water is good for health

LONDON July 5: Simply put, sparkling water is carbonated water. That is, it is water infused with carbon dioxide, either naturally or during production. The added carbon dioxide turns it to carbonic acid, giving it that fizzy sensation when on your tongue when you drink it. Continue reading “Sparkling water is good for health”

UK to review ‘sin taxes’ on sugar and fatty food

LONDON July 4: Boris Johnson has pledged to halt hikes on so-called sin taxes, which include levies on tobacco, alcohol and sugar. The Conservative Party leadership frontrunner says he will review the effectiveness of taxes on unhealthy products if he becomes the UK’s next Prime Minister. Continue reading “UK to review ‘sin taxes’ on sugar and fatty food”

Overweight children at doubled risk of high blood pressure

Washington: June 14: Not only adults but even young children who are overweight are at risk of future heart attack and stroke. Overweight four-year-olds have a doubled risk of high blood pressure by the age of six, claims a recent research. The study was published in the journal ‘European Journal of Preventive Cardiology’. Continue reading “Overweight children at doubled risk of high blood pressure”

Avoid Tea, Coffee, Alcohol: Centre Issues Advisory As Heatwave Continues

NEW DELHI June 4: Wear loose, light-coloured cotton clothes, stay indoors and avoid drinking alcohol, tea and coffee, the government said today in a health advisory issued in view of the ongoing spell of heatwave in parts of the country. Continue reading “Avoid Tea, Coffee, Alcohol: Centre Issues Advisory As Heatwave Continues”

Gut microbiota may also help in alleviating anxiety

Probiotic Drinks And Gut-Healthy Foods May Help Alleviate Anxiety Symptoms: Study

NEW YORK May 22: Gut bacteria have been awarded with a lot of importance by nutritionists and health experts, due to growing evidence of their involvement in the smooth running of a number of body functions.

From ascertaining a healthy skin to a healthy digestive system and now even a healthy mind, the bacteria residing in your gut have been found to be important by a number of scientific studies.
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Coffee addicts are more sensitive to the smell of coffee

Washington D.C. , May 17: New research has claimed that the people who drink more coffee are more sensitive to its odour and can sniff out even tiny amounts of coffee quickly as compared to non-coffee drinkers. Continue reading “Coffee addicts are more sensitive to the smell of coffee”

Eating junk food can cause fat to seep into brain and trigger depression

LONDON May 11: Eating junk food can cause fat to seep into the brain and trigger depression, according to a new study. The research suggests that saturated fat actually enters the brain via the bloodstream. Continue reading “Eating junk food can cause fat to seep into brain and trigger depression”

Too much alcohol will leave your skin permanently damaged

LONDON May 10: Skincare expert Debbie Thomas has warned that as well as wreaking havoc with your complexion and leaving you looking bloated, you run the risk of dark circles, redness and acne flare ups. Continue reading “Too much alcohol will leave your skin permanently damaged”

No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk: Study

Washington April 20: People who skip breakfast and eat dinner near bedtime may have worse outcomes after a heart attack, a study has warned.

The study found that people with the two eating habits had a four to five times higher likelihood of death, another heart attack, or angina (chest pain) within 30 days after hospital discharge for heart attack. Continue reading “No breakfast and late dinner may up heart attack risk: Study”

Smiling makes people happier: Study

Washington April 18:  Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to researchers who looked at nearly 50 years of data testing whether facial expressions can lead people to feel the related emotions.

“Conventional wisdom tells us that we can feel a little happier if we simply smile. Or that we can get ourselves in a more serious mood if we scowl,” said Nicholas Coles, PhD student at University of Tennessee in the US. Continue reading “Smiling makes people happier: Study”