Low-carb diets that replace carbohydrates with protein or fat are gaining widespread popularity as a health and weight loss strategy. The data suggested that animal-based low carbohydrate diets might be associated with a shorter overall lifespan and should be discouraged. The researchers also assessed the association between overall carbohydrate intake and all cause-mortality after adjusting for age, sex, race, total energy intake, education, exercise, income level, smoking, and diabetes.
A new study has found that elevated pesticide levels in pregnant women are associated with an increased risk of autism among their children. The study conducted at the American Psychiatric Association examined whether elevated maternal levels of persistent organic pollutants are associated with autism among children. The study examined levels of DDE (p, p'-dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene), a breakdown product of the pesticide DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane). The odds of autism among children were significantly increased in mothers whose DDE levels were elevated.
Turns out, recurring patterns in patients suggest the existence of an inverse relationship between the personal history of infectious fever and cancer risk, a new study reveals. The researchers propose a mechanistic hypothesis that focuses on the potential impact infectious fever has on a particular subset of T cells, known as gamma/delta (gd) T cells.
According to a recent study, students need more time in school breakfast routines to consume food properly. Researchers analysed the behaviour of the students towards food when provided with extra time, in school classroom and cafeteria settings. If they used to eat breakfast at home, now they eat it at school. Following the study, the researchers are now advising various educational institutions and policymakers to consider adding more time to their school breakfast routines.
Balance is very important as most of the people today are juggling between work, health, habits, personal space and lot more. With the most working professionals trying to figure out ways to stick to good health and fitness, here are some ways and platforms which would help one to maintain balance between work and maintaining a healthy lifestyle: Squats. It is a fitness platform which can help you seek consultation from professionals to achieve your fitness goals.
Yasmin Karachiwala, the drive behind the fit bodies of Bollywood A-listers like Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif, keeps her followers updated with fitness videos on Instagram. The Pilates expert, who has quite often aced the one-minute bikini body challenge, was seen training Vaani Kapoor on the same. They did 1 min of all the exercises with 5 mins of cardio. In the video, the Befikre actor can be seen doing working with resistance bands, up-down planks, push-ups, triceps dips, to name a few.
A disturbing footage has emerged which shows a toddler who was murdered by her father calling him a 'hero'. The family video was shot two months before she was killed alongside her three-year-old sister and their mother before being dumped in an oil tank. According to police, Christopher Watts, 33, murdered Bella, 4, Celeste, 3, and Shanann, 33, before leaving their bodies at an oil field near their house.
According to reports, Celeste Ayala was working at the Sor Maria Ludovica children's hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina when the baby was brought in crying desperately. The officer asked doctors for permission to hold the baby and feed him as doctors were too busy to look after him. Once permission as given Ayala cuddled the baby and started to breastfeed him, after which he stopped crying immediately.
Thomas Markle has compared the Royal family to scientologists because of their 'cult like' scientology. Thomas Markle, 74, said the royals must become more modern and open to scrutiny. In an exclusive interaction with The Sun, he said, They are either like Scientologists or the Stepford family. American Thomas has been met with a wall of silence from Kensington Palace, including Meghan, 37, since speaking out publicly about her.
A new study now finds that having sex two to four times a week slashes the risk of prostate cancer. The study also found that men who first had sex at a younger age are more likely to suffer from prostate cancer. Scientists found that the optimum level was two to four times a week - when risk was 10 per cent lower than average. Having too much may be a sign of excessive sex hormones, which heighten cancer risk.
Budget travel is not about luxury at all, but it can't be bad also. The number one thing you should be thinking about when you're planning the next getaway or that office trip. For vacations, stop spending big bucks for a place to sleep, you would rather be out there where the real adventure is. A room with basic amenities ranging from 1000-2000 Rs is enough for a clean roof over your family's head.
One of the most stylish couples in town, Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas - who got engaged a few days ago - made it official by hosting a roka ceremony on August 18. The Quantico star looked ravishing in a lemon yellow, embellished anarkali designed by Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla and teamed it with silver mojris. Jonas too was seen donning an Indian attire in a white kurta-pyjama combo.
Marvel will be marking its 80th anniversary next year by releasing an all-new eight-volume series of collected editions focusing on the history of the company. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the monthly series titled Decades will include Decades: Marvel in the '40s - The Human Torch Vs. The Sub-Mariner, Decades: Marvel in the '50s - Captain America Strikes!, '60s - Spider-Man Meets The Marvel Universe and Decades: Marvel in the '70s - Legion of Monsters.
The New York University of Medicine, citing concerns about the students facing overwhelming financial debt, has announced that it will cover their tuition. The capability of a student often gets buried under the increasing digits of tuition fees, keeping them from following their dreams and interests. With the tuition fees all covered, the students only have to take care of their room and board fees, amounting to 27,000 dollars on average, NYT reported.
The rumored MacBook will feature a 13-inch display and come powered by Intel's 14nm Kaby Lake processor. The entry-level MacBook is likely to be priced at USD 1,200, DigiTimes reported. The entry-level MacBook is rumoured to feature a Retina display and USB-C ports. It is also expected to come with the new-generation butterfly keyboard akin to the MacBook Pros. In addition to the new MacBook, Apple is also expected to introduce redesigned iPad Pros with slimmer bezels.
In contrast to the work cafe in Connaught Place, the coworking space of 91springboard in Noida looked like a mini-mall. There were various desks, cubicles and meeting rooms on every floor, yet no one was working for the same outfit. Most coworking spaces also try to build an online and offline community where people can interact with each other. People who work in coworking spaces do not feel stressed and bound by their work.
With any hair texture, curly or straight, establishing a routine that will keep strands healthy, hydrated and full requires a hell of a lot of work. One of the most important things you can do for relaxed hair is stick to a consistent touch-up schedule. Parts of the hair can be overprocessed and under-processed, which creates uneven tension and break points when not relaxed consistently, Riley cautions. Relaxed hair takes out too much of the elasticity, so it cannot return into place without breaking.
Traveling with kids can be tricky no matter your mode of transportation - but road trips might be the most taxing of all. To achieve all of those at once, we've rounded up 10 travel-friendly products that will help keep your kids comfortable, occupied and happy for the long haul. One of the first steps when planning for road trips with kids is striving for comfort.
The day serves as a timely reminder of the struggle for independence and the many lives that were sacrificed in pursuit of it. This country will remain the home of the liberated only, as long as we make it the land of the brave. This Independence Day, take the future of this country in your hands. The best way of showing love to our country is by respecting the sacrifices made by our freedom fighters.