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Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50% lower risk of dying prematurely [...]

August 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

We work 5 days a week and live for the weekend. And if it’s a long weekend that you spot on the horizon, the dreaded week seems to pass quickly. But weekend also brings with it oodles of lazy mornings, weekend bingeing and of course, a break from routine. But should this change in routine [...]

August 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

With weight loss and fitness fast becoming obsessions around the world, a lot of people are adopting lifestyle and diets, which may appear ‘healthy’ but may actually prove to be detrimental to the physical and mental well-being. This obsession with ‘clean eating’ and dieting may well have exposed a number of eating disorders. A recent [...]

August 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Nutrichondria: An Eating Disorder Resulting From Obsession With Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Fad Diets

Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Neem has been referred to as a “wonder herb” for the many beneficial properties it possesses. It has as many as 130 different biologically-active compounds that enhance the well-being of several bodyparts such as skin, hair and blood, among others. This wonder herb is a cornerstone in preventive health remedies to achieve holistic wellness. During [...]

August 10, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beat Monsoons Woes With The Power Of Neem!

Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Parenthood comes with countless surprises. Most involve bodily fluids. Like, for instance, the sudden lack of opportunities for Mom and Dad to sweat. “We both used to get up in the morning and just go exercise,” explains Amanda Holliday, a dance fitness teacher whose son was born in 2016. “That’s not happening anymore.” Even if [...]

August 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Parenthood Is A Rollercoaster Ride, Prepare Yourself For It With Your Kids

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Turns out, biofeedback, mindfulness, yoga, and hypnosis provide a promising approach to the very common problem of anxiety in adolescents. Researchers at Wolters Kluwer Health stated that the currently recommended treatments for adolescent anxiety i.e. cognitive behavioural therapy and antidepressant medications have important limitations. Anxiety and fear are typical reactions to the academic, social, and developmental [...]

July 29, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Anxiety issues can be treated with yoga and meditation, apart from medicines

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Make your home look artistic and rustic with old-looking wooden doors and window frames. Or you can bring in some copper and bronze metal objects or throw in some rugs. Vaibhav Jain, CEO, Deco Window, and Piyush Bhandari, co-founder at Jumpinggoose, share some ideas for giving your home a makeover: * Wood: Wooden pieces of art [...]

June 13, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Give your home a rustic makeover with wooden frames, classic rugs

Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

We’re constantly following hashtags such as #fitspo, #fitnessgoals on Instagram. We’re looking up the latest fitness trends and healthy diets to follow. This brings us to the question – are we getting fitter as a generation? According to the latest Google search data, weight loss searches have increased over time while those on obesity have [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Weight loss, millennials are obsessed with it, yet many are still obese

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

Dementia affects the memory, thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. While it is true that most cases of dementia cannot be treated, early diagnosis can greatly help in managing the symptoms in most cases. While raising awareness and offering support will always be [...]

May 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dealing with dementia: Love, respect and quality home care can help

This is how sleep quantity can affect patients with chronic kidney disease

This is how sleep quantity can affect patients with chronic kidney disease

While sleep duration matters a lot, it is specifically vital for kidney disease patients. According to a study conducted by the American Society of Nephrology, sleep duration may influence the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) experienced by individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In patients with CKD, fatigue, lack of energy, and drowsiness are the [...]

May 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is how sleep quantity can affect patients with chronic kidney disease

Art Deco family home in Clontarf with contemporary finishes

Art Deco family home in Clontarf with contemporary finishes

Maple Lodge on Killiney Road, was built in the early 2000s in a homage to 1930s architecture – complete with railed flat roof terrace and corner windows. It has modern conveniences such as double-height ceilings and a C1 energy rating. You reach the roof terrace from the en-suite master bedroom on the second floor. There [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Art Deco family home in Clontarf with contemporary finishes