Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2022

Lifestyle

Diabetes: Simple tips to manage your blood sugar levels in winter

Winters can make people less active with the chilly weather and good food around. While getting out of the cosy bed is an effort during winter, being sedentary can be quite damaging in the cold months and can especially prove to be problematic for people with diabetes.  Our

Why daily exposure to sunlight is good for your health

Amidst our hectic schedules, we end up spending a large part of our days in front of the computer, inside our homes and offices. While staying indoors is comforting, we often miss out on one essential ingredient to living a healthy and happy life — sunlight!  Did you know

5 Ayurvedic Masks That Will Help You Maintain Your Glow In Winter

Winter calls for extra attention to one’s skin. Everyone wants their skin to look spotless and glowing in every season. But, the winter season makes the skin look dry and dull. To protect the skin from dryness and dullness, people often turn to skincare products available in the

Why you should not miss out on eating ‘singhara atta’

Singhara or water chestnut is a popular fruit that is not just delicious but also comes packed with numerous health benefits. Despite its colour, shape, and name, water chestnut is not actually a nut and is, most commonly, used as a fruit. In India, however, many use its by-product

Five must-have muscle foods for pregnant women

Protein is an essential nutrient during pregnancy because the building blocks of protein, called amino acids, play countless roles in the body — from maintaining the structure of our muscles, skin, and bones to producing critical hormones for growth.  Eating enough protein

5 Hobbies Women Should Try in Their 40s

Who said that hobbies were only confined to youngsters? We understand that you are in your 40s now and your kids have their own life. They are now in their college or are finally working. Life is serene, but it could be mundane. You may miss the time when you were occupied. You feel like

How banana helps in treating piles

The key to good health is undeniably, a perfect balance of a healthy body and mind. In fact, our metabolism plays a pivotal role in determining the health conditions. No wonder, our metabolism is directly related to our digestive system, as the food we eat gives us the energy to keep

Man who didn't wash for half a century dies at 94

A hermit dubbed by media as "the world's dirtiest man" has died at the age of 94, just months after having his first wash in decades. Amou Haji had refused to use soap and water for more than half a century, fearing it would make him sick. The Iranian, who lived in the

Fruits at price of a burger

Burger is a favorite food of the current generation. A burger is available for Tk 200 in Bangladesh. On the other hand, a burger costs Tk 500 if it is of a good brand, there is a separate cost for fries and drinks. Let's see how much fruit we can have with the cost of one

Study links air pollution to increased risk of stroke and related death

New research from the Sun Yat-sen University School of Public Health in Guangzhou, China, amplifies how air pollution could affect the trajectory of health from strokeTrusted Source to subsequent death. The study, recently published in Neurology, focused on the health impacts of PM 2.5

Top lifestyle changes to make after a heart attack

World Heart Day 2022: Sedentary lifestyle coupled with poor eating habits is deteriorating our heart health like never before. Heart attacks are becoming more common in the post pandemic world with mounting stress, effects of Covid on our heart, inactivity and unhealthy eating

Molds, rain wetting cause asthma attacks: SWORD research

Moderate to heavy rains during the monsoon season can bring cheers to farmers with bright prospects for the Kharif crop. But it brings misery to those who develop instant symptoms of allergy like bad nose, cough and cold causing breathlessness and constant sneezing. Mold spores, pet

Having children may make you more conservative, study finds

Like grey hairs and unexpected aches, becoming more conservative is often thought to be a by-product of age. But now it appears it may be rooted in a different cause: having children. Researchers have found that people who do not have children tend to be more socially liberal than

Lack of sleep makes people more selfish, study finds

Sleep is widely recognized as one of life's essential processes, providing powerful benefits in physical health, mental health and even mortality. But did you know that sleepless nights can also lead to selfish behavior? Insufficient sleep affects how likely a person is to help

Why more people are working from home on Fridays

When Tamara Siddiqui works from home on a Friday she feels ready for the weekend as soon as she's done. It's no wonder it's the UK's most popular remote working day, with just 13% of staff going into the office, according to a new survey. Some bosses say they have to

How to develop empathy in kids

Empathy is the ability to understand/feel other people’s emotions and empathy helps us form healthy relationships hence, this is one of the skills that need to be developed by parents in their children right from a very young age.  Studies have time and again indicated that

Dogs and cats get wearable fans to beat Japan's scorching summer

A Tokyo clothing maker has teamed up with veterinarians to create a wearable fan for pets, hoping to attract the anxious owners of dogs - or cats - that can't shed their fur coats in Japan's blistering summer weather. The device consists of a battery-operated, 80-gramme (3-ounce)

Six tips to remain cool

It is normal to feel stressed and ready to snap at someone but losing your cool won't fix anything and the way you handle such situations could make or break the sale. Check out these 10 tips to calm down when you're about to lose your cool: Meditation: Meditation is a good

The dark side of being a content creator

A 2019 poll found that children would rather be YouTubers than astronauts. It made headlines and led to plenty of grumbling about “kids these days”. But it’s not surprising that young people – up to 1.3m in the UK – want to make their income by creating

Why people die in a heatwave – and how to stay safe

Heatwaves generally conjure thoughts of lazy afternoons pottering in the garden, lounging by the sea or on the hunt for ice cream. But there’s a darker side to record temperatures: heat kills.  As a scorching hot spell engulfs Europe, the Met Office issued the first ever