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Don't forget fitness on holiday!

Thursday, 23 May 2013 16:50
New Delhi: Health is wealth, and that doesn't change even when you're on a holiday. Experts suggest eating healthy and being conscious that about one hour of exercise a day can help you stay in shape even while you have…

Exercise for a lifelong healthy brain

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 11:29
London, March 13 (IANS) A study has suggested lifelong exercise is the key to keep one's brain healthy into the old age.In the study by King's College London (KCL), scientists proved how people who keep fit as a child and…

Eat healthy, exercise to score well in exams

Thursday, 07 March 2013 13:22
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Overworked and stressed-out school students, burning the midnight oil to pass the board exams with flying colours, can benefit from these simple tips to enhance their performance - eat healthy and do light exercises.According to…

Childhood obesity promotes hyperactivity, impulsivity: Study

Monday, 25 February 2013 12:47
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) High-fat diets tend to promote inattentiveness, over-activity, impulsivity in childhood, known as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and other learning disabilities, says a new study."We found that a high-fat diet rapidly affected dopamine metabolism in the…

Rest as crucial as exercise for fitness

Friday, 18 January 2013 17:32
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Brief rests, alternating with bouts of exercise, are crucial in maintaining fitness, allowing muscles to recover and help shape up the body faster, says a new study.The research by University of Stirling, Scotland, split cyclists into…

Does exercise promote larger midbrain?

Friday, 18 January 2013 12:54
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Athleticism may be linked to larger brain size. The lab of Theodore Garland from the University of California, Riverside, measured the brain mass of these uniquely athletic house mice, bred for high voluntary wheel-running, and analysed…

Eating vegetables could help digest red meat

Wednesday, 09 January 2013 14:03
Wellington, Jan 9 (IANS) A healthy complement of vegetables can help in the digestion of steak or beef and prevent illnesses that come with diet heavy in red meat, scientists from New Zealand said Wednesday. Experts with the government-run Plant…

Walking wards off stroke for women

Sunday, 06 January 2013 13:42
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Women who devote at least three hours to walking every week are more likely to ward off strokes than their inactive cousins, says a study. "The message for the general population remains similar: regularly engaging in…

'Turn to old remedies against today's lifestyle disorders'

Saturday, 05 January 2013 18:16
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Age-old methods like eating whole grains, drinking enough water and traditional forms of exercise like yoga and pranayama can solve today's lifestyle disorders, a renowned wellness expert suggested Saturday. "We have to go back to our…

Exercise and early treatment can help ease pain of arthritis

Monday, 31 December 2012 12:43
Regular exercise and early treatment can help people suffering from arthritis to beat the pain of the disease, according to researchers. A review of scientific research concluded that physical activity could cut the risk of disability and help relieve the…