This Is Exactly How Many Hours of Sleep You Need to Burn Fat Fast

This Is Exactly How Many Hours of Sleep You Need to Burn Fat Fast

Quick—what’s the best way to lose weight? If you said diet and exercise, you’re on the right track. But as it turns out, there’s a super effective method for burning fat, and you’re already doing it every day. In fact, the key to burning fat is so easy that you could do it in...

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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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Research reveals: Pneumonia to claim lives of nearly 11 million children under five by 2030

Research reveals: Pneumonia to claim lives of nearly 11 million children under five by 2030

PARIS: Pneumonia will kill nearly 11 million children under five by 2030, experts warned Monday on a global day aimed at raising awareness of the biggest infectious killer of infants worldwide. While in the developed world the severe lung infection mainly affects the elderly, in developing nations it is children...

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Tips for glowing winter skin

Tips for glowing winter skin

The arrival of winter brings with it an array of exciting activities – from bonfire nights to sipping on hot chocolate there’s a lot to love about the cold season. However, not all is well. You may have started to notice people around you complaining of dry hands and chapped...

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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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Health News Roundup: secrets of parasitic worms revealed

Health News Roundup: secrets of parasitic worms revealed

LONDON: The largest study to date of the genetic makeup of parasitic worms has found hundreds of new clues about how they invade the human body, evade its immune system and cause disease. Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new...

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SFA conducts quality inspection at Boat Basin, provides deadline, else will ensure permanent shutdown of restaurants

SFA conducts quality inspection at Boat Basin, provides deadline, else will ensure permanent shutdown of restaurants

Over the weekend, Sindh Food Authority (SFA) did a quality inspection of Boat Basin restaurants in Clifton. Over 2 dozen eateries were raided out of which 2 were sealed and 12 fined for poor quality. SFA Director Abrar gave management 15 days to improve the conditions and hygiene standard. If SFA’s suggestions are not...

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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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Does coffee trigger acne?

Does coffee trigger acne?

What’s in coffee, anyway? It’s a magical drink. But there’s a catch! Coffee is super complex. It contains over 1,000 chemical compounds. The best-known ingredient in coffee is of course caffeine, which gives coffee its incredible stimulant and mood-enhancing properties. But coffee also contains things like: Antioxidants Chlorogenic acid Lignans Quinides Trigonelline...

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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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