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A new study reveals that women and men with higher BMI and body weight opt for a particular type of clothing

Your clothes say a lot about your personality, your state of mind…and even about your weight. According to a study done by the European Association for the Study of Obesity, the choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index (BMI). The findings reveal that darker and multicoloured clothes are preferred by women with […]

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Watching too much TV can cause heart disease and cancer

Discretionary screen time, time spent watching TV or looking at a computer screen during leisure time, is an important contributor to overall sedentary behaviour, which is associated with higher risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease. This is the largest single study to focus on this area. The researchers looked at 3,90,089 participants from the UK […]

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You can lose weight faster if you control stress and anxiety levels

A new study, published in the journal Cell Metabolism, shows how chronic exposure to stress is linked to obesity due to the relationship between fat cells and the timing of stress hormones. “…if you experience chronic, continuous stress or take glucocorticoids (drugs used by patients of arthritis and asthma) at night, the resulting loss of […]

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Lower back pain can be reduced by practicing certain exercises

  Lower back pain could be the result of an injury to a muscle (strain) or a ligament (sprain), improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis. Have your friends and colleagues started noticing your presence due to the aroma of the excessive back pain cream or spray you […]

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Obsesity in children is a serious problem.

“Such features can also encourage children to ride bicycles, play outside, and engage in similar activities, all of which help them burn off energy,” said Tracie A Barnett, a professor at INRS. The study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine, also found that BMIs were lower in neighbourhoods with a convenience store. These results demonstrate the importance […]

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Weight loss with brown rice

  There are gloomy days which make you feel like you aren’t losing an inch despite all that effort and then there are days like today where we bring to you a MASSIVE transformation to ditch all that low feeling! Colin Dsouza, a food critic, was almost on his way to touch a double century […]

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How accurate and important is power measurement?Pedalling with power

  Early competitive cyclists trained with the Borg Scale, a system of measuring training intensity based on the Rate of Perceived Exertion. This was subjective and solely dependent on an individual’s perception of effort and intensity. With the advent of Heart Rate Monitors and Power Meters, riders and coaches can accurately measure the effects of […]