A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has shown that spending more than nine and a half hours a day sitting (as opposed to standing or walking, for example) is associated with an increased risk of death.
A top mandarin like the BBC’s infamous Sir Humphrey has probably already told the new home secretary that her plans to impose new border restrictions on 27 neighbouring European countries in 73 days are “brave, minister”. Yet since this particular Whitehall farce is real-life and will affect everyone in our country and beyond, what Priti Patel
Most of us, I mean the older folks, are aware of the saying ‘Health is wealth’. During our days it was displayed prominently on school notice boards, at playgrounds and even in our homes. My dad had placed a poster next to the fridge, a sort of a reminder to eat healthy. But I don’t see anything on those lines displayed as prominently these days.
A typical 240g organic or conventional apple contains around 100 million bacteria, and much of it is located in the fruit’s core, particularly the seeds. Only 10 million bacterial cells live in the flesh.
As mother’s milk is the first best source of complete food for newborns, breastfeeding is not only beneficial for them but a plus as well for nursing mothers, specifically to those suffering from diabetes or have developed the disease on the second half of pregnancy, otherwise known as gestational diabetes (GDM).
Forty-seven people died and over 200,000 were infected by the dengue virus across Sri Lanka in the first seven months this year, government figures revealed on Monday.
Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, a new study suggests.
It is this training methodology that is followed in Symmetry Gym Dubai, an exclusive training studio in the UAE where members train hard for serious results.
For the six consecutive year, the Friends of Kidney Patients Association, FKPA, one of the health support associations at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, SCFA, organized the “Water Campaign” with the aim of raising awareness on the importance of drinking adequate amounts of water for maintaining kidney health.