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11 crucial minerals for your body

Nutrition

11 crucial minerals for your body

Posted on 23 July 2014

            11 crucial minerals for your body Often the most frightening symptoms are traced to an imbalance of little-known minerals. Together, minerals make up a mere four per cent of your body, but their role in its effective functioning is crucial. Girgaum based family physician, Dr Krishnakant Dhebri sees five […] Continue Reading

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Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

Health

Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling

Posted on 23 July 2014

                  Dos and don’ts for pregnant women while travelling New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Expecting mothers with normal pregnancy are not prevented from travelling by airplane, train, four-wheelers, but they need to be cautious, says an expert. “Pregnant women can travel as long as they feel comfortable […] Continue Reading

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Use of acid for toilet cleaning poses health risks

Hygiene

Use of acid for toilet cleaning poses health risks

Posted on 23 July 2014

Use of acid for toilet cleaning poses health risks A survey conducted by the Indian Medical Academy (IMA), a private association of doctors, across six States in the country, including Delhi, has found that 91 per cent of doctors link acid usage in toilet cleaning to long-term respiratory and other diseases. Ironically, 59 per cent […] Continue Reading

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A sanctuary by chance, now under siege

Water

A sanctuary by chance, now under siege

Posted on 22 July 2014

            A sanctuary by chance, now under siege NOIDA: The Okhla bird Sanctury is often called an accidental sanctuary, a safe haven created by migratory birds for themselves on the Yamuna. Spread over an area of just 3.5 sq km, the sanctuary attracts over 320 species of birds every year. […] Continue Reading

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Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock

Nutrition

Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock

Posted on 22 July 2014

            Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock Lipoic acid, found at higher levels in organ meats and leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, may help reset and synchronise circadian rhythms or the “biological clock” found in most life forms, says a study. “This could be a breakthrough in […] Continue Reading

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Lizard found in egg puff, 3rd in a month

Food Safety

Lizard found in egg puff, 3rd in a month

Posted on 22 July 2014

            Lizard found in egg puff, 3rd in a month COIMBATORE: The city police have registered a case against owner of the New Ragam Bakery at Ammankoil near Sivanandapuram after one of the customers found a dead lizard in an egg puff on Friday evening. The customer was rushed to […] Continue Reading

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Eat dry fruits to beat stress

Health Tip

Eat dry fruits to beat stress

Posted on 21 July 2014

Eat dry fruits to beat stress These crunchy dry fruit variants can single-handedly control your stress levels and prevent them from shooting through the roof. Dry fruits like cashew nuts, pistachios, and almonds are a good source of healthy fatty acids that can protect you from the unwanted effects of stress on your body. They […] Continue Reading

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Fat Facts You Must Know

Nutrition

Fat Facts You Must Know

Posted on 21 July 2014

Fat Facts You Must Know That red meat, junk fare, and foods are rich sources of saturated fatty acids are associated with cardiovascular disorders are well-documented. However, studies also suggest that nuts, oily fish and dairy products, which are again high in saturated fats, are associated with lower risk of cardiac problems. Every now and […] Continue Reading

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20% of food you buy from outside is substandard

Food Safety

20% of food you buy from outside is substandard

Posted on 21 July 2014

20% of food you buy from outside is substandard Over 20 per cent of food items served in restaurants and fast food outlets across the country have been found to be substandard or adulterated, according to government data. Out of 46,283 food samples including milk, milk products, edible vegetable oil and spices tested at various […] Continue Reading

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Here’s why skipping a meal can be dangerous

Health

Here’s why skipping a meal can be dangerous

Posted on 17 July 2014

        Here’s why skipping a meal can be dangerous You may be leading a fast-paced life and there will be times that you will skip breakfast or lunch because you have an important office meeting. But skipping even one meal a day can cause serious repercussions on your health. Here are a […] Continue Reading

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