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Category Archives: Health

Weight loss challenge- Spanish town wants to shed 100,000 kilos

SPAIN: (DNA) –  In a remote area of northwestern Spain, a small town has set itself the ultimate weight loss challenge: by early 2020, its residents must shed 100,000 kilos (220,500 pounds).Gone are bacon and fried calamari from the diets of thousands of residents in Naron who are taking to sport again as part of a slimming programme that kicked off in January.

Electrode treatment, physical therapy combination lets two paralyzed people walk again

LONDON: (DNA) – Doctors in Kentucky reported Monday that two of four paralyzed patients were able to walk again with limited assistance after treatment with electrical stimulation to the portion of the spinal cord cut off from the brain, combined with intense physical therapy.

Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts

NEW YORK: (DNA) –  People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests.

A child dies every five seconds, and most are preventable deaths: UN

UNITED NATIONS: An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations agencies on Tuesday.

Easy techniques to prevent food waste at home

Food waste has become an environmental stigma and many companies around the world are doing the hard work to prevent food from going to waste.Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year approximately 1.3 billion tonnes gets lost or wasted.

Beet juice may reduce walking pain with leg artery disease

NEW YORK, (DNA) – Patients with peripheral artery disease who drink beet juice before walking may feel less pain from this type of exercise than people who don’t, a small experiment suggests.Peripheral artery disease (PAD) develops over time with hardening of the arteries and reduced blood and oxygen flow to the tissues and muscles in the legs. When people have PAD, walking can cause severe pain that requires them to stop and rest after very short distances because the legs don’t get enough oxygen to handle the demands of even this gentle form of exercise.

11 on-the-go healthy and fulfilling snacks to keep in your bag

Nutritionists swear by these healthy and easy to get snacks that are perfect to banish those hunger pangs and stop you from eating unhealthy junk food.Easily accessible and highly nutritious here are 11 snacks you can pack in your everyday bag for a quick and healthy fix.