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What are the benefits of drinking hot water?

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Drinking enough water can support skin, muscle, and joint health. Water helps the body’s cells absorb nutrients and fight infections. Drinking a few glasses of warm or hot water each day might offer even more benefits. Although there is little scientific research on the benefits of drinking hot water, alternative …

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Sleep on your side, not your back in late pregnancy

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A pregnant mother sleeping on her back during late pregnancy may cause problems for the fetus, according to new research published in The Journal of Physiology. This is the first study to monitor unborn babies overnight and at the same time record the mother’s position during sleep. The sleep position …

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80% of blindness, vision loss curable

Once a year, on the second Thursday of October, World Sight Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the 36 million people who are blind and the 217 million people that are visually impaired worldwide. Eighty per cent of the blindness and vision loss are curable or preventable. That means …

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Must-eat foods that improve your mood

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Did you know that emotions are not complex or inexplicable feelings but mostly result from chemical reactions? Chemistry and psychology may seem to be poles apart, but are simply two parts of the same whole. Additionally, the kind of food you eat and how often you eat it indirectly affects …

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Yoga can help drug addicts, shows a study

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Yoga can help addicts reduce dependency on drugs and improve the overall quality of their life, according to a new government study. The study was authorised by the Ministry of AYUSH was concluded this year at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). It has shown that the quality …

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Change pace to burn more calories while walking

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If you are looking for a simple way to burn more calories while walking, just keep changing your speed, suggests a study. Walking at varying speeds can burn up to 20% more calories compared to maintaining a steady pace, the findings showed. “We found that changing speeds can increase the …

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Breakfast mistakes you need to avoid ASAP!

Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but what people do not know about this meal is that if they skip this meal, it could have an adverse effect on their weight. Akansha Jhalani, Registered Dietitian and health blogger at Beyond The Weighing Scale, helps you decode the …

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Ways for an effective post-workout recovery

Ways for an effective post-workout recovery 1) No sudden exertion with workouts: While most people try to push the boundaries during their workouts, one needs to be sure that they don’t just suddenly over train. The goal should be to do a workout that is just a bit more rigorous …

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