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People with stressful jobs should never skip breakfast

Some of us often make the mistake of skipping breakfast when we are running short of time and have to rush to work. And that’s something experts strongly advise against because of the numerous health benefits of breakfast. Health benefits of breakfastHaving a nutritous breakfast not just boosts life span but also has other benefits. These are: • Prevents headaches ...

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Walking 10,000 steps each day not enough to prevent weight gain: Study

No amount of walking can prevent weight gain by itself, according to a study which suggests that the widely practised standard of pacing 10,000 steps a day to lose weight may not be solely effective. Researchers, including those from Brigham Young University in the US, studied 120 college freshmen over their first six months of college as they participated in ...

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Gauri Khan’s fashion sense is underrated

Gauri Khan is more than just a cool interior designer. She may not really be fond of posing in front of the camera, but manages to stay in the news with her star-studded clientele, reports The Indian Express. And did you know that while she may not garner much attention for her jet-setting lifestyle, she works behind the camera as ...

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Eat few leaves gives most antioxidants, vitamins and minerals

Eating few raw leaves gives you the most antioxidants, vitamins and minerals needed for good health. You will likely enjoy improved vision, better hair and skin health, improved digestion, more energy and a reduced risk of many diseases, such as cardiovascular disease when you make them a part of your daily diet, reports The Statesman. Here is the list of ...

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Simple diet and lifestyle purify blood

Blood has very important functions in our body that need to continue without any interruption for a healthy living. And to ensure this, you must make sure that your blood is purified at all times. “Your blood carries oxygen to trillions of cells in the human body. It also carries hormones, fats and nutrients from the food that you eat ...

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What is box breathing?

Box breathing is basically a breathing exercise that improves your nervous system and makes you calm. It is a relaxation technique that aims to bring our breathing back into a rhythm. It can also be seen as resetting your breath and is an effective technique for people who undergo stressful situations, those prone to panic attacks or students trying to ...

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Why should brush your lips with a toothbrush

So far, we knew that a toothbrush is reserved exclusively for the cleaning of teeth. And then when the bristles wear out, for the cleaning of obscure spaces within the house, reports The Indian Express. But, did you know you can rub the toothbrush on your lips, too? As odd and painful as that may read, science says that by ...

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Children’s mental health linked to sleep duration

Children’s vulnerability towards depression, anxiety, impulsive behaviour, and poor cognitive performance could be determined by considering the hours of sleep they manage to get. Sleep states are active processes that support the reorganisation of brain circuitry. This makes sleep especially important for children, whose brains are developing and reorganising rapidly.In a study by researchers from the University of Warwick — ...

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Rice water an essential part of skincare regimen

Rice is not only delicious to eat, its water has myriad properties that make it a wonderful addition to our skincare regimens. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and amino acids, it makes the skin look healthy. Regular use of rice water helps minimise the appearance of pores, and promotes cell growth. In addition, it makes your skin soft and helps balance ...

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Dhaka Art Summit’s 5th edition starts Friday

  South Asia’s biggest art and painting biennale exhibition, Dhaka Art Summit (DAS)’s 5th edition will begin at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on Friday (February 7). State Minister for Cultural Affairs KM Khalid will inaugurate the nine-day Dhaka Art Summit (DAS), while the State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak will attend the opening session ...

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