Advice | Daily Sun | 2019-07-21

HealthWise: How hot weather affects mood and memory How hot weather affects mood and memory

Weather extremes are the new normal, and this year, central and western India are in the grip of a heat…


5 tips to encourage healthy eating in your family 5 tips to encourage healthy eating in your family

Regular exercise routine helps maintain a healthy weight range, improves body strength, lowers stress and promotes a happy lifestyle


Break your roza with dates- its health benefits will surprise you Break your roza with dates- its health benefits will surprise you

Dates are one of the healthiest fruits on this planet. They are a healthy sugar substitute and have an array of health benefits


Hormone 'can reduce some women's chances of miscarriage' Hormone can reduce chances of miscarriage

Giving the hormone progesterone to women who have had a miscarriage and experience early bleeding in pregnancy could improve their chances of having baby


Ramadan fasting tips Ramadan fasting tips

Fasting individuals are encouraged to wake up very early to have their Sehri (or pre-dawn meal), so sleep deprivation and dehydration can lead to headaches


Soy protein lowers cholesterol Soy protein lowers cholesterol

When one adds the displacement of high saturated fat and cholesterol-rich meats to a diet that includes soy, the reduction of cholesterol could be greater


Carrots for all seasons Carrots for all seasons

From a crunchy quick snack and a wholesome meal to a delicious dessert, carrots make their way into every meal


Blood test to spot Alzheimer’s before symptoms occur Blood test to spot Alzheimer’s before symptoms occur

Using current techniques, Alzheimer’s disease, the most frequent cause of dementia, can only be detected once the typical plaques have formed in the brain


Smoky rooms, cars increase high blood pressure risk: Study

Smoky rooms, cars increase high blood pressure risk: Study

High blood pressure is the leading global cause of premature death, accounting for almost ten million deaths in 2015, and those affected are advised to quit smoking


Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight? Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight?

Not a diet plan, Intermittent Fasting is a timed approach to eating, which does not specify which foods to eat or avoid, but when to eat meals


Being too harsh on yourself could lead to OCD, anxiety Being too harsh on yourself could lead to OCD, anxiety

Anxiety and OCD-like behaviours, such as checking if the door is locked, are common in the general population


Why you need 10 glasses of water a day Why you need 10 glasses of water a day

Hot weather and the excessive sweating associated with it add to the fluids and electrolytes lost naturally as urine and saliva


5 Ayurvedic herbs that help keep your liver safe 5 Ayurvedic herbs for safe liver

The yellow herb supports liver functions and cleanses blood


Sugar 'not necessary' for a good cuppa Sugar 'not necessary' for a good cuppa

Scientists said quitting in one go or reducing intake gradually were both effective strategies to reduce consumption


Store water in a copper vessel for good health Store water in a copper vessel for good health

Eating or drinking out of copper vessels healthy as it is great for the immune system, digestion and also reduces the risk of cancer


Nose and tongue have same receptors, finds study Nose and tongue have same receptors, finds study

While many people equate flavour with taste, the distinctive flavour of most foods and drinks comes more from smell than it does from the taste


Smartphone game can help detect Alzheimer’s risk Smartphone game can help detect Alzheimer’s risk

The game has been developed by Deutsche Telekom in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, University College London (UCL) and the University of East Anglia


Five easy exercises to relax your sore muscles at work Five easy exercises to relax sore muscles at work

A recent study also says that all those who are bound to their desk can help themselves to reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle by exercising for 20 minutes each day


Neem benefits will change your life Neem benefits will change your life

Being anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal, the herb is used for preparing many medicines and beauty products


5 healthy diet choices for summer weight loss 5 healthy diet choices for summer weight loss

Capsaicin occurs in fruits of plants in the capsicum family, including jalapeno, peppers, cayenne peppers and other chilli peppers


5 diet swaps that will protect your heart 5 diet swaps that will protect your heart

There are 5 diet changes we can all make to protect ourselves from heart disease and stroke, whatever our age


Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures Campaign to tackle 'botched' cosmetic procedures

There have also been warnings about the rise in the use of self-injected dermal and lip fillers, with risk of causing complications that then have to be treated on the NHS


Benefits of coriander seeds Benefits of coriander seeds

Coriander seeds are used to treat stomach disorders


Liver cirrhosis: Addressing the silent killer Liver cirrhosis: Addressing the silent killer

Liver cirrhosis can take 20 or more years to develop during which time the liver’s healthy cells slowly get replaced with scar tissue


Even the skinny can get fatty liver Even the skinny can get fatty liver

There is a common misconception that fatty liver can happen only to those who are fat or those who drink too much


Meat-based diet could lead to early death: Study Meat-based diet could lead to early death: Study

Researchers have found out that higher the ratio of meat protein to plant protein, more is the risk for early death


Sleep myths 'damaging your health' Sleep myths 'damaging your health'

Widely held myths about sleep are damaging our health and our mood, as well as shortening our lives, say researchers


Diabetes drug may prevent slow kidney disease: study Diabetes drug may prevent slow kidney disease: study

A drug that's used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease


Multiple checks give right BP, says study Multiple checks give right BP, says study

The researchers believe the findings will benefit both patients as well as the health care system


Unhealthy diet plan is more hazardous than smoking cigarettes: Study Unhealthy diet more hazardous than smoking

The study observes the relationship between suboptimal diet and the rate of mortality


Know more about the better butters for healthy living Better butters for healthy living

Butters made from seeds such as flax, sunflower or pumpkin are called seed butters


Poor sleep could be linked to genetics Poor sleep could be linked to genetics

Changes in sleep quality, quantity and timing are linked to several human diseases such as diabetes and obesity, and psychiatric disorders


Bike your way to weight loss, a healthy mind and body Bike your way to weight loss, a healthy mind and body

Bicycling is a great leisure activity, but if you are bike riding for weight loss you need to structure your workout differently


Crunchy affair: Carrots for all seasons Carrots for all seasons

The numerous health benefits of this ingredient makes it a favourite among moms at home and chefs in the kitchen


Exercises to lose thigh fat fast Exercises to lose thigh fat fast

You’ve probably been going along for years thinking more about your waistline than your thighs, and then all of a sudden, “thigh gap” became a thing


Add chokeberries in porridge to help boost health Add chokeberries in porridge to help boost health

The findings reveals that the nutritional properties of the porridge did not degrade during the production process


Forever young: study uncovers protein that keeps skin youthful Protein that keeps skin youthful

The protein works by encouraging cell competition, a key process to maintain tissue fitness


World Health Day: 6 simple ways Yoga can aid your dental health 6 simple ways Yoga can aid your dental health

The therapeutic and stress-relief benefits of Yoga are not hidden from anyone


Birth control pills may reduce risk of deadly cancer Birth control pills may reduce risk of deadly cancer

These little pills offer a ton of other proven health payoffs, from reducing acne to easing cramps to regulating your period

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