Monday, 01 Mar, 2021

Lifestyle

The Best Nuts for Your Health

 Many people shy away from nuts because they hear that they`re high in calories and fat. But what people might not realize is that most of the fats found in nuts are the really good heart-healthy kind known as monounsaturated fats. So the fat you`re consuming is only benefiting your

Destressing helps curb obesity among women

Mastering simple eating and stress-busting techniques helps prevent weight gain even without dieting among women, suggests a new study by University of California - San Francisco (UCSF).Women in the study who experienced the greatest reduction in stress tended to have the most loss of

Keep secrets from your hubby!

“Within any marriage, there are invisible boundaries that define what can and cannot be discussed.”Hotelier Megha Ajgaonkar, 31, and her husband Samit have been best friends for over a decade. “Since we started off as friends, our friendship still stands stronger than our marital

Are you a shopaholic?

Which woman in her right mind hasn’t sighed while watching ‘Confessions of a Shopaholic?’ After all there is something about being able to buy all those beautiful stuff (which may or may not be on the ‘best deals’ section) that seems to make them grow weak in the knees. And now

5 new fun apps for you

Move over Facebook, Instagram is here to steal your thunder. How fun is it to click your lipstick shade for the day, or your bagel sandwich or your neighbor`s cutlery collection. While clickety-happy we are at the moment, we have to say the filters and editing options are getting rather

Weekly Beauty Tip

DHAKA: This week’s beauty tip is on ‘Copper Eye Shadow’. Take your makeup box and try…Copper Eye ShadowWhen an ultra-dark smoky eye seems too severe, opt for a toned-down metallic version like American actress Lizzy Caplan`s, which combines the sexy, smudgy allure of the original

Why eating less helps brain to stay young

Many studies suggest that obesity is bad for our brain, slows it down, causes early brain aging, making it susceptible to diseases typical of older people as the Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s. In contrast, caloric restriction keeps the brain young.A team of Italian researchers at the

Which is the best diet in the world?

On our earth, different people eat different foods and in varying combinations of fats, carbohydrates and proteins. From the Inuits who eat a diet very high in fat and protein but little carbohydrate to the Okinawans of Japan who eat a lot of high fibre carbohydrates and minimal oil or to

Weight loss tips for software engineers

I have had several queries from desperate IT professionals, struggling to manage their weight issues while working most of the daytime and into the nights too, spent sitting at their cubicles with hardly any physical movements. I sympathise and understand as my daughter is an IT

Drinking too much water can be risky

DHAKA: Excessive water in your system can dilute your body fluids so much that the sodium levels become life-threateningly low.Water may be the elixir of life, but it sure can send your health into a tailspin, even endanger your life, if you drink too much of it. While packaged water,

How to Find the Perfect Wedding Dress

Now that you’re engaged, it’s time to find the perfect wedding dress. Yay! Seriously, tell me you haven’t thought about it at least once (or a thousand times) already.Buying your wedding dress is an amazingly fun process and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. But it can also be

What is SAD?

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression related to major depressive disorder, the type of depression most of us are familiar with. What makes SAD unique is that it is isolated to certain times of the year. Most SAD sufferers begin exhibiting symptoms in the fall with

5 Tips to Prevent Heart Attacks

The 16-year long study showed that those who skipped their morning meal had a 27% increase in heart attacks and other coronary heart disease risks. Those individuals also tended to have other unhealthy habits, such as smoking and drinking more and being less physically active.If you

What Your Facebook Habits Reveal About You

Did you know that scientists can tell how smart you are, simply by analyzing your Facebook “likes?” What’s more, your Facebook habits may also offer surprising insights into everything from hidden health risks to your mood, IQ, self-esteem, and even how popular you are in the real

How wrong hair style can leave you bald!

A new study has found that the way you style your hair, along with the styling tools you use, can cause significant hair damage.This damage can cause your hair to look brittle, frizzy and lackluster or even fall out.The good news is that you can prevent damage by following tips from

6 steps to prevent skin cancer

In observance of May`s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) has provided tips for prevention and early detection.When left untreated, melanoma is the most dangerous and aggressive form of skin cancer, accounting for more than 9,000 of the