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Avoid foods with trans fats and stay healthy: Experts

Experts have advised people to avoid all sorts of foods with trans fats to stay healthy during nationwide lockdown aimed at curbing the transmission of coronavirus. Foods containing excessive trans fats are unhealthy which causes various diseases, especially heart diseases.According to the World Health Organization (WHO), patients with heart diseases are more likely to develop severe illness from COVID-19 infection ...

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World Malaria Day 2020: Malaria continue might be a threat amid Covid-19 outbreak

The World Malaria Day is being observed across the world on Saturday (April 25). While social distancing and a national lockdown have been initiated by the governments in different countries to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, there are occasional bouts of diseases like malaria, dengue and yellow fever that require equal attention.March and April are crucial months when preventive measures such ...

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Coronavirus lockdown: Asian cooks make bamboo shoots top trend

Bamboo shoots are the top trending recipe search globally, as Asians take to the kitchen during virus lockdowns. While banana bread is the top-searched recipe overall, bamboo shoots have seen the biggest rise within the last month. They have seen a 4,850% rise, highlighting how popular traditional home-cooked food has become in Asia.Countries in the region top the world when ...

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Can you self-diagnose coronavirus by holding your breath for 10 seconds?

The coronavirus outbreak continues its relentless spread worldwide with the number of infections and deaths rising expeditiously every day. The surge in the number of positive cases is also giving rise to panic and myths among people. Myths that are based on half-truth and perception can be harmful to you if not busted at the right time. A common myth ...

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Onion, garlic and ginger can help keep immune system healthier

Though many foods are important for good health and immune system, certain kinds offer unique benefits. Among the foods, onion, garlic and ginger which are the basic ingredients used as a preventive measure to keep your immune system primed during this pandemic time. Let us see how?Onion: Onion is great immune-boosting food. The vegetable contains vitamin C, sulphur, zinc, selenium ...

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Harry and Meghan blacklist UK tabloids over ‘distorted’ stories

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan blacklisted four major British tabloids on Sunday, accusing them of publishing stories that were “distorted, false and invasive beyond reason”, UK media reported. In a scathing letter to the editors of the Sun, Daily Mail, Mirror and Express, the couple, who have formally stepped down as senior members of the British Royal family, said ...

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Virat, Anushka share important message on domestic violence amid Lockdown

Virat Kohli shared an important video message on Instagram on the menace of domestic violence amid the nationwide lockdown enforced to fight the spread of coronavirus. Apart from the India captain, the video also features his wife and actor Anushka Sharma, India’s limited-overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma and former India women’s captain Mithali Raj apart from a few Bollywood celebrities. “If ...

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Coronavirus treatment: Clinical trials of Ayurvedic drugs to be started in India

The Indian government and doctors are trying hard to find a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. But according to official reports, it might take around 18 months to develop a vaccine.Amidst the lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked general public to follow the guidelines from the Ministry of Ayush, which recommends certain home remedies to boost immunity. Thus, doctors may ...

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Décor ideas with traditional household items

The aesthetics of traditional Bengali items mesmerize us all. But owing to a fast paced lifestyle and globalization, the charm of many of these items is fading from our society. Colorful hand-fans (pakhas) of beautiful designs have been ruled out to such an extent now that almost every house has fans and air conditioners. Comforts have replaced Nokshi Kathas. Glass ...

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