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From Baia do Sancho to Playa Norte, here’s a list of world’s top 10 beaches

  Want an international beach holiday? We round up the 10 best beaches in the world. Which one do you think has bagged the first spot? With winter gone and two months into the new year, it is time you had a relaxed beach holiday. No, we are not talking about Goa or Pondicherry. We are talking of places where the sand is a soft white and the water, crystal blue. Shortlisted by TripAdvisor, we list the top 10 beaches that you need to visit at least once. Baia do…

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Top Health Stories at 3pm, Feb 7: Weight Gain and Cancer, Green Tea, Obesity in Couples and Back Pain Drugs

Prevent gaining weight to avoid diabetes With a fall in the rate of obesity, the likelihood of getting susceptible to diabetes will also fall considerably. Experts at the University of Cambridge in England recently found that those who gained weight but managed to maintain it were at a lesser risk of developing diabetes as compared to those who kept gaining. Read more Green tea may help people suffering from bone-marrow disorders A compound found in green tea, called epigallocatechine-3-gallate (EGCG), may benefit people suffering from bone marrow disorders like multiple…

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Top 5 Fitness Trends of 2016: Towards a Fitter India

Fitness is a dynamic industry. New techniques, variations and forms emerge every day. This borrows a great deal from our need to change our fitness regime periodically in order to stave off plateaus. The relentless want to keep oneself challenged and motivated gives rise to novel ideas. The world of fitness has received an overhaul – from some of the fanciest equipment to regimes which require no more but a mat – the contemporary domain of fitness has something to offer everyone. As we wrap up this year, it was…

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The top five healthy food trend predictions for 2015

Gardening in summer – happy woman with different kind of fresh herbs  (Kzenon) With 2014 behind us, we’ve seen the predictions for everything from the fitness trends to look out for (hey, more high-intensity training) to Pantone’s spring 2015 color picks. And now, we’ve got the latest foodie trends to come in the new year. Here NBC’s Today Show nutritionist and founder of Nourish Snacks, Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D.N, gives her top 5 picks! 1. Goodbye, diet food. Hello, real food! There’s been a rise in popularity of eating “clean,”…

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Top 5 weight loss tips of 2016

Have you ever been a victim of bad dietary advice? You’re not alone. Weight loss tips change as frequently as the seasons; one month it’s cut out the carbs, and the next it’s eliminate the fat. It’s (understandably) hard to keep track of all the fluctuating weight loss information, and that’s why it’s better to set (most of) the nutritional stuff aside and focus on more pragmatic solutions to dropping a few sizes. The tips offered below don’t involve extreme diets or overemphasize exercise, but instead rely on strategies that…

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Top 5 Exercises for Your BFF and You

Fitness is elusive. It requires you to be disciplined and maintain consistency. Not all of us feel motivated to get up early in the morning for a run. However, a certain amount of nagging and pushing from our partner or a friend can make a world of a difference. A study commissioned by Virgin Active – a chain of health clubs operational across the globe – found that working out with a friend or a partner can yield better results over going solo. Those who exercised in groups were seen…

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