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Keep your sugar levels under control with regular exercise

Among all the ways you can keep your diabetes in check, working out is one of the best. There is a strong link between exercise and sugar levels in diabetes. Basic lifestyle changes and regular exercise can help you manage diabetes. Ranging from sugar control to weight management, staying active offers great benefits. Many studies aimed at finding an answer to this have concluded the positive impact of exercise on your sugar levels. Exercise in diabetes type 1 is as important as in type 2, says Dr Walia Murshida Huda (Senior Medical…

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Parents, keep in mind: Less than 20% urban kids in India eat fruits once a day

Only 18% of urban children in grade six to 10 in India eat fruits every day, show the results of a survey, revealing poor eating habits of a vast majority of kids in the country. At 14%, the proportion of children eating protein once a day is even lower, showed the survey by Podar Education Group which runs over 100 schools spread across the country. The survey involved responses from 1,350 parents of children studying in grade six to 10 in India’s metro cities. The results showed that only 35%…

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Try these homemade face masks to keep your skin fresh and glowing this festive season

Nothing can beat the goodness of homemade face masks which are made from natural ingredients like bananas, papayas, oats, aloe vera, honey, turmeric and more. With the festive season around the corner, experts suggest you try shakes, flower mixes and face packs that can be easily made at home. *Honey banana face mask: Mash half a ripe banana and milk, one table spoon of sandalwood powder paste and half table spoon of honey. Let it stay on your skin for 20-25 minutes and wash it with lukewarm water. This face mask…

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Does your weight keep fluctuating? Beware, it may affect your blood pressure

Your weight can impact your blood pressure as well. Presented on Friday at the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension, AHA Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, American Society of Hypertension Joint Scientific Sessions 2017 in San Francisco, the study looked at the impact of five health behaviours on blood pressure levels over a 25-year period. These behaviours included a healthy body weight (measured as a body mass index less than 25 kg/m2), never smoking, zero to seven alcoholic drinks weekly for women and zero to 14 for men,…

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What to Eat While Exercising To Keep Your Energy Levels Up

Everyone wants to be healthy, fit and in good shape but you may often find it very challenging because you may think that you need to cut back on food drastically to do so. However, giving up on food is not the solution instead altering your food habits can really help. Most workout routines may fail due to a poor diet, excessive exercising or too much dependence on artificial supplements. The key behind a successful routine is to keep your body energized during the workout. To do so, you can often resort…

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10 Simple Ways to Keep Chicken Moist and Flavorsome

Someone has rightly quoted, “Cooking is an art” and we couldn’t agree more. Unlike other artistic mediums, it has the ability to engage all senses. A dish can be made in more ways than one and yet taste differently. However, one mistake can make the whole dish tasteless and unappetising. Hence, it is imperative to know the technique to perfect a delicacy. One of the most common dishes where technique can make or break the dish is chicken. You definitely wouldn’t want Tandoori Chicken or Grilled Chicken to be parched…

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