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Eat These Foods to Build Resistance Against Effects of Air Pollution

The air we breathe has reached dangerous levels of pollution. People with no known respiratory problems are landing up in hospital emergency rooms. While the government does its bit to improve air quality, we would like to introduce you to some natural antioxidant nutrients that can help your body deal with this onslaught. The polluted air that we inhale introduces ozone, nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter, diesel exhaust particles, etc. into our lungs. The protective antioxidants present in the lining of our lungs fight it out till they are outnumbered, thereafter…

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Soluble corn fibre can help women build stronger bones

Soluble corn fibre can help women build stronger bones (Getty Images) Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman’s life – adolescence and post-menopause – can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found. “We are looking deeper in the gut to build healthy bone in girls and help older women retain strong bones during an age when they are susceptible to fractures,” said Purdue University Professor Connie Weaver, who was associated with both the studies. “Soluble corn fibre, a prebiotic,…

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Soluble Corn Fibre Can Help Women Build Stronger Bones

Supplementing food with soluble corn fibre at two critical times in a woman’s life – adolescence and post-menopause – can help build and retain calcium in the bones, two studies have found. “We are looking deeper in the gut to build healthy bone in girls and help older women retain strong bones during an age when they are susceptible to fractures,” said Purdue University Professor Connie Weaver, who was associated with both the studies. “Soluble corn fibre, a prebiotic, helps the body better utilise calcium during both adolescence and post-menopause….

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OnePlus 2 Gets Near Final Build of OxygenOS 3.0 Based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

OnePlus earlier this month started soak testing an OxygenOS 3.0 update based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. Now, ahead of the official release, the company has made available the final ‘community build’ for OxygenOS 3.0 that users can flash onto their devices. The company says it wants the community’s help to make sure it works our “any remaining kinks” before the official OTA update is made available to the general public. OnePlus is seeking feedback on three aspects – Network Testing, Camera, and Performance. Specifically, the community is being looked to…

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Xiaomi Launches 10000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro With Slimmer Build, Faster Charging

Xiaomi, besides launching its Redmi Note 3 in India last week, also launched its 10000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro with USB Type-C in China. The company additionally announced its Mi Box 3 Enhanced Edition media player. Priced at CNY 149 (roughly Rs. 1,500), the power bank like other Mi Power Bank units sports an aluminium body along with temperature, input overload, short circuit, output overcurrent, and reset protection. It also features chipset protection and nine layers of circuit protection built by Texas Instruments. The 10000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro comes…

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