Healthy Reasons To Get Dancing Around Your Living Room Today

Dancing has been shown to be beneficial to mental and physical health, possibly even more so than other forms of exercise. PHOTO BY DARIA OBYMAHA FROM PEXELS It’s clear that moving the body not only enhances physical fitness it contributes to mental health and emotional wellbeing. And the array of classes to support you to do so continues to increase as the boutique fitness market grows. A 2018 London Boutique Studio Report, compiled by independent leisure market analysts, LeisureDB, reported there were 278 boutique studios in London providing over 15,000 boutique classes per…

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Manisha Mehta shares incredible ways for a healthy lifestyle change

Thursday saw Mumbai’s glitterati and popular fitness and lifestyle coaches along with renowned doctors of Mumbai gather for nutritionist Manisha Mehta’s book launch at a popular bookstore situated in Kemps Corner, Mumbai. Titled (B)eat another bite, the book was launched by Bollwyood actress and anchor Tara Sharma. It was also a reason for Mumbai’s renowned gastroenterologist Dr Sharad Shah, an occasion to feel proud because it was his daughter who debuted as an author. Dr Shah said, “Fitness is important but how you bring a lifestyle change with your eating habits is…

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Wish To Keep Your Brain Healthy? Take Care Of Your Heart First

It turns out maintaining low blood pressure does not just help prevent heart attacks — it can also keep your mind sharp. Research presented Wednesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago found that at-risk people whose blood pressure was kept lower than the recommended level had a significant reduction in mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the precursor to dementia. The research was part of the federally funded Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a large-scale, long-term clinical study that also measured the effects of lower blood pressure on cardiovascular…

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Foodswitch: The App That Helps You Eat Healthy

Researchers have developed a novel app which can act as a nutritionist at the shopper’s side in the grocery store. Aptly named “FoodSwitch”, the app can help users scan a packaged food’s barcode, quickly see its nutritional rating and identify similar foods that are healthier. “FoodSwitch is unique in that users don’t have to hunt for healthier alternatives. They’re all listed in the app,” Mark Huffman, Associate Professor at Northwestern University in the US said in a statement released by the university. Unlike other nutrition apps, FoodSwitch also asks users…

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How to control high BP in pregnancy, symptoms and cure for a healthy baby

Pregnant women are advised ample rest and there’s a good reason for it. In fact, pregnant women undergo constant blood pressure check up so that the doctor can monitor the pressure levels throughout pregnancy. Developing high blood pressure during pregnancy is not always harmful but it could also lead to several complications. “These days high BP during late pregnancies is very common. There is also a high possibility that women have hypertension as a pre-existing condition,” says Dr Anjali Talwalkar, obstetrics and gynecology, Kohinoor Hospital. These are some of the symptoms that you…

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World Thyroid Day, keep your thyroid healthy with the right diet, exercise

Do you have tremors, feel bloated pretty often or have been finding it difficult to concentrate lately? Although these can be symptoms for various other conditions, these three are also indicative of thyroid. Hence, it is best to go for a check up and see if you have hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. World Thyroid Day is observed on May 25 every year and its objective is to increase awareness and understanding about thyroid health. There are two types of thyroid- hyperthyroid (an over active thyroid gland) and hypothyroid (underactive thyroid gland). Thyroid cannot be…

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