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Meal planning to save money and stay healthy

Making daily food decisions can be difficult, especially if you already have a full schedule that includes commitments to family, friends, and work. As a result, meal planning helps you save both time and money, Hindustan Times reported. Six important tips for meal planning that will save money, time and will also keep you healthy: 1. Make a plan: Actually ...

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Easily available probiotic foods for a healthy gut

Good bacteria are present in more quantities in our body, as compared to bad bacteria. Our body and it is home to over a hundred trillion good bacteria. Not only are these bacteria good for us but they are particularly essential to our survival. This symbolic relationship between humans and good bacteria is known as mutualism. It refers to when ...

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How adding bottle gourd in your diet would benefit your health

Bottle gourds are known as calabash gourds. It belongs to the gourd family of fruits and vegetables which grows on vines. It comes in different shapes and sizes, like round bottle shaped, doubled, huge, small and slim. Usually the round fruits are called Calabash gourds and the slender long fruits are called Bottle gourds. Earlier gourds were harvested in riped ...

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Inside the Life-Changing Benefits of Sound Therapy

Dealing with a heat break? Or any other stressful situation, and dealing with it looks difficult. One easy and proven destressing technique can be ‘Healing through Sound’. Music is therapeutic has been a known fact. Music helps deal with stress. Different sounds trigger different parts of your mind and body and this mechanism is used in sound therapy to improve ...

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Study reveals that daytime eating may benefit mental health

Investigators have designed a study that simulated night work and then tested the effects of daytime and nighttime eating versus daytime eating only. The team found that, among participants in the daytime and nighttime eating group, depression-like mood levels increased by 26 per cent and anxiety-like mood levels by 16 per cent. Participants in the daytime-only eating group did not ...

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Revamp your home for the festive season, Here are some tips!

With a few days left for Durga Puja, the city is getting decked up to soak in the celebration. Thinking of turning your homes festive-ready? Then here are some tips to spruce up your homes this festive season. Give your wall a vibrant touch Bare walls may look boring. Break the monochrome by adding a touch of colour. You can ...

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Bigger breakfasts better for controlling appetite

Eating a big breakfast and a smaller dinner could aid weight loss by making you feel less hungry, say researchers. Scientists precisely controlled people’s meals to compare the impact of a large breakfast or a large dinner. The University of Aberdeen team found people burned the same calories whenever they had their biggest meal of the day. The researchers were ...

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How is Biotechnology revolutionising food and beverage industry?

Of late, biotechnology is fast becoming an integral part of human existence. A multidisciplinary science with a foundation in many fields including cell and molecular biology, physiology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, and chemical engineering, application of biotechnology is revolutionising the fields of agriculture and the food industry. Over the years, biotechnology helped evolve newer and viable methods of production of ...

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Walking 10,000 steps per day reduces risk of dementia, cancer: Research

Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia and the University of Southern Denmark discovered that walking 10,000 steps per day reduces the risk of dementia, heart disease, cancer, and mortality. A faster walking pace, such as a power walk, showed benefits that went beyond the number of steps taken. The studies, published in leading journals JAMA Internal Medicine and ...

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Drinking sweetened, unsweetened coffee may lower risk of death: Study

Coffee may lower risk of death: A new study has found that in comparison to non-coffee drinkers, adults who drank moderate amounts (1.5 to 3.5 cups per day) of unsweetened coffee or coffee sweetened with sugar were less likely to die during a 7-year follow-up period. The results for those who used artificial sweeteners were less clear. The findings are ...

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