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Let Government Staff’s Pension Funds To Invest 50% In Equities: PF Body

   Hyderabad: The pensions fund regulator PFRDA wants government to more than treble investment levels in equity markets by government subscribers under the National Pension System (NPS) up to 50 per cent from 15 per cent now. The regulator has sent a proposal to government seeking to allow government subscribers (state and Central government employees) invest up to 50 per cent in equities under the NPS, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority chairman Hemanth Contractor said here on Thursday. The authority manages about Rs. 1.70 trillion of funds belonging to…

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Lose Belly Fat and Pear-Shaped Body Type to Cut Risks of Diabetes

One of every five men and women in India is obese or overweight. While a few prefer to work out on extra body fat to develop a nice physique, medical surgery for weight loss is also a feasible option for some. Weight loss surgery, also called bariatric surgery, is used to treat people who are dangerously obese. Although surgical removing of fat is an unconventional way of becoming fit yet a bariatric surgery has become a choice for the lazier half. Leaving the fact that it is for people who…

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Tree nuts literally fight cancer in the human body

QUICK: WHAT DO Paleo dieters, hardcore vegans, and tree squirrels all agree on? DEEZ NUTS. Okay, you had to see that coming. But seriously: Over the last decade, R.D.s and nutritionists have revealed that nuts and seeds are on top of the heap of whole foods you should be eating everyday. These calorie-dense nuggets of antioxidant action—these protein-packed pieces of power—should be making it into your mouth one daily handful at a time. Eating nuts consistently (and consciously) is perfect for pumping up heart protection, warding off obesity, and keeping…

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Dumped by a boyfriend? Get a revenge body

Got dumped? Stop moping and stab the unfaithful one with a sharp bod. Jennifer Anistonand Britney Spears have done it, and now a whole lot of ordinary people are shaping up with some mentoring from Kim Kardashian’s sister Khloé, whose new TV show ‘Revenge Body’ premiered in America last week. The term revenge body, coined by the tabloid press, has been around since about 2010, but Google Trends shows it has only now reached peak popularity. What does it mean? A revenge body is something you strive to obtain after…

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It’s all about loving your body, the way it is

Recently, a global beauty and make-up brand made headlines when it appointed a man as its face. This comes at a time when body inclusivity and positivity has taken the form of a revolution. For every unhealthy social media trend, there’s a counter trend of healthy support. For every magazine that photoshops its cover girls, there’s one that’s breaking formulae by featuring the ‘unconventional and not perfect’ body type. For every body shaming troll online, we have an army of body positive people up in arms against them. India too,…

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Which Carbs Are Good For Your Body (and Which Aren’t)

If you are keeping a check on your carbohydrates intake, it is very important to know the difference between good carbs and bad carbs. Some carbohydrates can promote good health whereas some when taken in inappropriate quantity can lead to health issues. It is said that for a well-balanced diet plan, 50 to 55% of the nutrition intake should be from carbohydrates. Having said so, it doesn’t mean adding carbohydrates like candy, soda or fries to your diet, but grains, seasonal veggies and other such items that are essential for…

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