Snacking on winter blessings: Dry Fruits!

Snacking on winter blessings: Dry Fruits!

The intresting thing about dry fruit products in winters is that they give assurance from numerous infections, similar to influenza, colds and numerous others. Notwithstanding that, dry natural products are likewise useful to keep up the dryness of the skim since they are rich in basic oils, minerals and vitamins. They are...

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PM Imran Khan stresses on the eradication of polio

PM Imran Khan stresses on the eradication of polio

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday urged the nation to step ahead and pour in efforts in an attempt to make Pakistan a polio-free country, media sources reported. Prime Minister Khan had stressed upon the need for larger efforts to aware masses about the distressing effects of the crippling...

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Pakistan: ‘Sin Tax’ to be imposed on smokers

Pakistan: ‘Sin Tax’ to be imposed on smokers

ISLAMABAD: Taking another revolutionary measure in health sector, the government has decided to impose ‘Gunnah Tax’ (Sin Tax) on cigarette smokers across the country, media sources reported. Sources said the federal government was excogitating over different options as high-level consultation meetings are underway in this regard. It is said that...

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Health benefits of ORS: Hydration with a winning edge

Health benefits of ORS: Hydration with a winning edge

Almost everyone is familiar with the term ORS and most of you have used it least once in their life. ORS is the abbreviated form of Oral Rehydration Solution and is prescribed for patients, who have lost excess water from their body due to dehydration or any other problem. ORS was...

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Peanuts Are Just as Healthy for Diabetes as Almonds

Peanuts Are Just as Healthy for Diabetes as Almonds

When it comes to sprinkling nuts atop oatmeal or yogurt, peanuts are often disregarded in favor of more buzz-worthy nuts, like almonds or pistachios. (Yes, peanuts are technically legumes, but we basically think of them as a nut.) Peanut butter will probably always remain popular, but with new nut butter spreads on the market,...

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Dietary recommendations: Functions of Carbohydrates

Dietary recommendations: Functions of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates (carbs) are a macronutrient naturally found in food. They come in three types: sugar, starch, and fiber. You might’ve heard that carbs are bad for you, but they’re an essential part of a healthy diet. They provide most of the energy your body needs to function properly. Carbohydrates can...

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Pregnancy perks for mommies!

Pregnancy perks for mommies!

With the swollen feet, extra pounds and aching back, there are plenty of not-so-fun side effects when you’re expecting. But did you know that there are many pregnancy perks that can benefit your long-term health? Let’s take a look at how. You’re probably all too familiar with the numerous aggravations—morning sickness, heartburn,...

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Pakistan’s internationally acclaimed global health expert Dr. Sania Nishtar appointed as BISP’s new chairperson

Pakistan’s internationally acclaimed global health expert Dr. Sania Nishtar appointed as BISP’s new chairperson

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has appointed Pakistan’s internationally acclaimed global health expert Dr. Sania Nishtar to chair the board of Benazir Income Support Program (BISP), media sources revealed. According to a statement released by BISP, the government had invited the health expert to head BISP. Following her acceptance, the government has...

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5 myths of riding a bicycle

5 myths of riding a bicycle

The number of people who use the bicycle as a means of transport increases every year in Europe, the United States and Latin America. Bicycles multiply in the world. Also the urban legends about its benefits and disadvantages. In the United States, for example, the number of people who move to...

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“Cannabis could help against Alzheimer’s, say mice” and is the source of youth for the brain of older adults

“Cannabis could help against Alzheimer’s, say mice” and is the source of youth for the brain of older adults

Cannabis damages memory in young mice and improves in older ones. The brains of old mice “rejuvenate”, after receiving low doses of a THC compound found in marijuana. What was the experiment, in short? We treat old mice with a low dose of the active ingredient of cannabis. The learning and memory...

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