Simple breathing can help you shed extra kilos

Excess carbohydrate or protein in the diet is converted to triglyceride, which consists of just three kinds of atoms - carbon, hydrogen and oxygen

Melbourne: To lose extra fat, all you have to do is breathe in and breathe out more during exercise or brisk walking, new research has revealed. Excess carbohydrate or protein in the diet is converted to triglyceride, which consists of just three kinds of atoms – carbon, hydrogen and oxygen “Our calculations show that the lungs are the primary More...

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There were also significant changes seen in secondary endpoints like body weight, diastolic blood pressure, total cholesterol
By IANS On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Start yoga to cut heart disease risk

New York: If you are unable to hit the gym or go on a morning walk, begin yoga at home to cut your cardiovascular disease risk. There were also significant changes seen in secondary endpoints like body weight, diastolic More...

The sweet delicacies not only help in preventing ageing and ensuring proper blood flow but they also help in losing weight
By IANS On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Chocolates keep you healthy, happy

London: It’s a well known fact that too much consumption of sugar is bad for health. But a little bit of sugar in moderation isn’t as terrible as one thought, say researchers. The sweet delicacies not More...

The researchers found that alcohol alters the sleep homeostatic mechanism
By IANS On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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Alcohol hampers body’s ability to adjust sleep

New York: A team of Indian American scientists from the University of Missouri has found that drinking alcohol to fall asleep interferes with body’s natural ability to regulate sleep. The researchers found More...

The findings suggest that sleep abnormalities are risk factors for cardiovascular disease and cancer
By IANS On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Sleep loss can damage body cells

New York: Sleep deprivation causes damage to cells, especially in the liver, lung, and small intestine, says a study, adding that sleep recovery following deprivation heals the damage. The findings suggest that More...

The antioxidant activity is, on average, ten times higher than that which everyone thought up until now
By IANS On Saturday, December 6th, 2014
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Citrus juices richer in antioxidants than earlier thought

London: Orange juice and juices from other citrus fruits could be much healthier than previously thought as researchers found that these are ten times richer in antioxidant content than what current methods estimate. The More...

She sells the milk for 12.50 pounds a bottle and has amassed a devoted group of eight clients
By IANS On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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British mother selling breast milk to fund X-mas

London: A cash-strapped mother-of-four in Britain has revealed that she is selling her breast milk and plans to fund Christmas expenses with it, media reported. She sells the milk for 12.50 pounds a bottle and has More...

In red wine, resveratrol blocks the cancer-causing effect of alcohol
By IANS On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Red wine can prevent head, neck cancer

New York: Researchers have found that a compound known as resveratrol in red wine and grape skin may prevent head and neck cancer. In red wine, resveratrol blocks the cancer-causing effect of alcohol Alcohol bombards More...

The authors demonstrated that predictable times of eating better synchronises the function of hundreds of genes in our body
By IANS On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Shun midnight snacking to ward off obesity

New York: It is not just a high-fat diet, but the extended eating time – a consequence of people consuming midnight snacks – that may contribute to your body weight, a study co-authored by an Indian-origin More...

The trial included 240 patients with COPD in and around London
By IANS On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Vitamin D reduces lung disease flare-ups

London: Vitamin D supplements can reduce lung disease flare-ups by over 40 percent in patients with a vitamin D deficiency, show a clinical trial. The trial included 240 patients with COPD in and around London Flare-ups More...