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Intense heatwave: 7 foods that can help prevent heat stroke

As intense heatwave takes hold in Delhi, it's crucial to take all possible measures to protect your body and mind from the ill effects of extreme temperatures.

As Delhi reaches 46-47 degrees, it's important to avoid venturing outside during peak heat hours. (Pinterest)
Updated on May 30, 2024 11:19 AM IST
By, New Delhi

National Anti-Terrorism Day 2024 on May 21; history and signicance of the day

National Anti-Terrorism Day is celebrated in India on May 21 every year to commemorate death anniversary of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi.

Anti-Terrorism Day in India was established in the memory of Rajiv Gandhi and aimed to educate people about the adverse effects of terrorism and violence on society and the nation.(Freepik)
Published on May 20, 2024 10:13 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Severe heatwave grips Delhi: 5 things that can happen to the body at 45 degrees

Heatwave takes hold across North India as mercury soared to 45 degrees and more. IMD issued a red alert for Sunday as the city sizzled under severe heatwave.

At 45 degrees and more, body's natural ability to regulate temperature may go for a toss and this may lead to conditions like heat stroke where people may suffer from fever, confusion, dizziness or seizure.(Adobe Stock)
Updated on May 21, 2024 10:13 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Eating biscuits, cake with emulsifiers can raise risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

A recent Lancet study suggested an association between chronic consumption of certain emulsifier additives and a higher risk of diabetes.

While emulsifiers have been assessed for their safety at the time of their review, recent research indicates that emulsifiers could upset the gut flora and raise the danger of inflammation and metabolic disturbance, which might result in insulin resistance and the emergence of diabetes.(Unsplash)
Published on May 18, 2024 06:40 PM IST
By, New Delhi

ICMR says avoid rapid weight loss; suggests ideal weight loss per week

Weight reduction diets should not be less than 1000 kcal/day and should provide all nutrients, say ICMR guidelines.

ICMR suggests incorporating fresh vegetables, whole grains, pulses and beans to maintain healthy weight and waist circumference. (Unsplash)
Updated on May 19, 2024 09:48 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Is overboiling milk tea harmful for health? Know possible side effects

Nutrition experts warn against the dangers of excessively boiling milk tea as it may diminish nutrients, cause acidity, and may produce carcinogens.

A normal cup of tea contains significant amount of health benefits. Over boiling tea does not add extra benefits rather may make the taste of your tea bitter(Freepik)
Updated on May 21, 2024 11:00 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Eat kundru for weight loss, controlling blood sugar; all benefits of ivy gourd

Low calorie and full of nutrients and dietary fibre, eating kundru regularly can help you manage diabetes and lose weight. All benefits.

Kundru is rich in beta-carotene which is very helpful in keeping the heart healthy and prevent cardiac ailments. (Live Hindustan)
Updated on May 19, 2024 09:49 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Managing diabetes with millets; 6 tasty ways to eat millets, prevent sugar spike

Regular consumption of millets can manage blood sugar, keep chronic diseases away, and boost gut health. Here are tasty ways to include millets in your diet.

Millets are rich in antioxidants with loads of vitamins and minerals that can help reduce oxidative stress.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 17, 2024 05:59 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Covaxin study: Amid concern of adverse events, should vaccine takers be worried?

1 in 3 Covaxin takers have reported adverse events as per a new study by BHU. What are these side effects and should people who got jabbed need to worry?

Serious AESI, including stroke and Guillain-Barre syndrome, were reported in around one per cent of individuals as per the study.(HT_PRINT)
Published on May 17, 2024 05:00 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink sabja water on an empty stomach for these amazing benefits

A nutrient-dense superfood, sabja water can work wonders for your blood sugar levels and weight loss. Here're all benefits of having it on an empty stomach.

Sabja seeds also known as sweet basil seeds or tukmaria seeds are a nutrient-dense superfood that have been used in traditional medicine and culinary practice since time immemorial. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 05, 2024 09:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Overheating non-stick cookware risky, say ICMR guidelines, how to safely use

Do not leave your empty non-stick pan on a burner for a long time and avoid overheating them, say ICMR guidelines.

Non-stick pans coated with Teflon are a risk if they are heated to temperatures greater than 170°C, mentions the guidelines(Freepik)
Updated on May 17, 2024 05:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

World Hypertension Day 2024: Early signs of hypertension and tips to manage it

Headache to blurry vision, here are early signs of hypertension that you must pay attention to. Uncontrolled BP can lead to life-threatening complications.

Hypertension is when your BP is above 140/90 and is considered severe if the pressure is above 180/120. (Freepik)
Published on May 17, 2024 10:30 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Working night shifts? You are at risk of these 6 health conditions

Working night shifts can impact your biological clock, increasing risk of chronic illnesses. Diabetes to depression, know ill effects of pulling an all-nighter.

 Just three-night shifts may be enough to raise your risk of several diseases like diabetes, obesity, and other metabolic disorders.(Unsplash)
Published on May 16, 2024 05:46 PM IST
By, New Delhi

What is resistant hypertension; condition that doesn't respond to medications?

Resistant hypertension is a challenging condition characterised by high blood pressure that does not respond adequately to standard medications.

Uncontrolled hypertension leads to renal failure and heart failure and is a leading cause of strokes and vision loss
Updated on May 17, 2024 09:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

ICMR says repeated heating of vegetable oils may increase cancer risk

ICMR guidelines noted that the practice of 'reusing' vegetable oils for cooking may release harmful compounds that could lead to worrying health conditions.

Updated on May 16, 2024 04:07 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 unexpected causes of heart failure; tips to live longer

Not just high blood pressure and sedentary lifestyle, a host of unexpected causes can lead to heart failure, from pollution, heatwave, to Vitamin D deficiency.

 Heart failure doesn't mean that your heart isn't functioning at all, but it isn't pumping as well as it should be.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 16, 2024 10:05 AM IST
By, New Delhi

World Hypertension Day 2024: 7 hidden signs of high blood pressure

Hypertension is also known as a 'silent killer' because you can suffer from high blood pressure without being aware of it. Know subtle signs.

A healthier diet, quitting alcohol and tobacco, taking measures to relieve stress are among the factors that can keep your blood pressure in control.(Unsplash)
Updated on May 17, 2024 09:39 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Shamita Shetty undergoes surgery for endometriosis; all about the condition

Shamita Shetty urged her fans to learn more about endometriosis as she undergoes surgery for it. All you want to know about the condition.

Endometriosis is a condition where tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus (called the endometrium) starts to grow outside the uterus.(Instagram/Shamita Shetty, Freepik)
Published on May 14, 2024 05:42 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Raw mango vs ripe mango, which is better for your health?

Raw mangoes are a storehouse of Vitamin C, while ripe mangoes are rich in antioxidants. Which one is better? Let's know from experts.

Both raw and ripe mangoes offer numerous health benefits due to their rich content of vitamins, minerals and bioactive compounds.(Pinterest)
Published on May 14, 2024 04:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Drink methi seeds water on empty stomach to manage blood sugar, aid weight loss

Fenugreek or methi seeds water can work wonders for managing your blood sugar and promoting weight loss. Soak it overnight to speed up your metabolism.

Soaking 1 -2 tsp of washed fenugreek seeds overnight and having them first thing in the morning not only speeds up your metabolism but also makes sure your blood sugar and cholesterol levels remain in control.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 30, 2024 06:24 PM IST
By, New Delhi

White bread to aerated drinks: 9 foods that speed up ageing, make you look older

Are you a junk food junkie? Those crispy samosas and heavenly colas may be accelerating your ageing process. Here's what you need to do.

Unhealthy lifestyle choices can speed up the process of biological ageing, while a healthy lifestyle can slow it down
Published on May 14, 2024 11:32 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Weight loss without workout: 8 ways to shed kilos if you can't sweat it out

As the temperatures soar, shedding those extra pounds can seem like an uphill battle, especially for those who find it challenging to find time for exercise.

If for some reason, you are not able to hit the gym or find time to walk, there are other aspects of wellness that can aid in weight loss.(Freepik)
Published on May 13, 2024 05:48 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 vegetarian sources of Vitamin B12 you must include in the diet

While animal products are the richest sources of Vitamin B12, there are several vegetarian options that can help you meet your daily requirement.

The deficiency of this Vitamin B12 can lead to shortness of breath, headaches, indigestion, loss of appetite, palpitations, trouble with vision, memory issues, numbness, weakness, diarrhoea and other neurological issues.(Freepik)
Updated on May 28, 2024 01:03 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Worried about heart attack? Signs of an unhealthy heart; tips for heart health

Impact of virus, sedentary lifestyle, or vaccine; what's ailing your heart in post Covid era? Know signs of an unhealthy heart, tips to boost heart health.

 If you feel shortness of breath, chest discomfort, dizziness or fatigue, you may want to consult a health expert to determine if all is well with your heart health.(Shutterstock)
Published on May 13, 2024 03:25 PM IST
By, New Delhi

10 wonderful benefits of stretching every day for your body and mind

In today's modern lifestyle, stretching not only helps release stress, but also reverse ill effects of sedentary lifestyle. All the benefits you want to know.

Daily stretching can make your body more flexible, increase your range of motion, improve your posture, keep your muscles agile as you age and make you feel happier, more confident and relaxed.(Freepik)
Published on May 13, 2024 12:29 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Date and milk to palak paneer: 7 wrong food combinations you must avoid

Mixing hot and cold foods, or iron-rich and calcium foods may not be a good idea as per Ayurveda, an expert warns.

Nutritionist and Yoga teacher Juhi Kapoor shares 7 wrong food combinations as per Ayurveda that may be ruining your health.(Pinterest)
Updated on May 13, 2024 05:18 PM IST
By, New Delhi

How to fix chronic fatigue; 6 expert-approved tips to follow

Experiencing fatigue all the time can reduce quality of life and lead to poor sleep. Here's what it means when you have chronic fatigue. Expert tips to fix it.

People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome often experience significant limitations in their daily activities, work, and social interactions, leading to a reduced quality of life.(Freepik)
Published on May 11, 2024 08:08 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti 2024: Date, puja timings, history and significance

Adi Shankaracharya Jayanti is celebrated to mark birth anniversary of Indian philosopher who played a significance role in popularizing Advaita Vedanta.

Born in Kalady, Kerala during 788 C.E in a Nambudiri Brahman family, Adi Shankara disappeared at the age of 32 in year 820 C.E.(HT Photo)
Published on May 11, 2024 07:34 PM IST
By, New Delhi

5 warning signs of high cholesterol on your face and eyes

High cholesterol can show up as yellowish pimples on face or changes in cornea. Here are signs to watch out for.

 In the post Corona world where lifestyle has become more sedentary and heart attack cases have risen exponentially, being forewarned about serious health issues could prompt you to take preventive measures.(Freepik)
Published on May 11, 2024 06:09 PM IST
By, New Delhi

4 in 10 cancer cases related to obesity: New study

A new research done over four decades involving 4.1 million participants, has found that obesity-related cancers could now be detected in 4 out of 10 people.

The research conducted by Lund University in Malmo, Sweden, studies the weight and lifestyle of over 4.1 million participants for a period of four decades.(Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash)
Published on May 11, 2024 04:05 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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