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Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests.(Yahoo)

Getting into shape pre-surgery to aid recovery for older patients: Study

London | By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 12:49 PM IST
Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests.
No scientist has been able to come up with an explanation for why intermittent fasting will make the body shed weight(Shutterstock)
No scientist has been able to come up with an explanation for why intermittent fasting will make the body shed weight(Shutterstock)

Rude food by Vir Sanghvi: Fads vs diet facts

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 09:30 AM IST
The results of the first major scientific study into intermittent fasting are in: it does not work!
Eating right and exercising regularly is the best way to lose those extra kilos(Shutterstock)
Eating right and exercising regularly is the best way to lose those extra kilos(Shutterstock)

Fit and fine: Losing weight the right way

Hindustan Times | By Kamal Singh CSCS
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 08:58 PM IST
Obesity leads to a variety of lifestyle diseases - eating right and exercising are the best ways to handle it
The study was published in the journal of Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity.(Unsplash)
The study was published in the journal of Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity.(Unsplash)

Belly fat is bad for thinking. Here’s all you need to know

Washington D. C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2019 03:57 PM IST
A new study looked at findings that could lead to new treatments that help maintain mental flexibility in ageing adults with obesity, sedentary lifestyles, or muscle loss that naturally happens with ageing.
An average person's daily caffeine intake should not exceed 200mg - that's about two cups of coffee a day, say experts.(Shutterstock)
An average person's daily caffeine intake should not exceed 200mg - that's about two cups of coffee a day, say experts.(Shutterstock)

Are you running on coffee?

Hindustan Times | By Anesha George & Shweta Kushe
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2019 10:39 PM IST
For those who can’t live without their brew, a primer on how to do it right.
Groups of mice sent aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may help better understand the process of ageing in space and on Earth, according to NASA.(File Photo)
Groups of mice sent aboard the International Space Station (ISS) may help better understand the process of ageing in space and on Earth, according to NASA.(File Photo)

Mice flown to space may help decode ageing: NASA

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 01:41 PM IST
The investigation will provide space-flown samples to scientists from academia, industry and government agencies, who have agreed to share their data and results in an online database that is open to the public.
Protein is needed to repair muscles after an intense workout. These are the best sources of plant-based proteins.(Shutterstock)
Protein is needed to repair muscles after an intense workout. These are the best sources of plant-based proteins.(Shutterstock)

Proteins repair muscles after workout, try these 6 plant-based sources

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 01:46 PM IST
A good workout is only half job done. You need to follow it up with proteins to see some visible weight loss results. Proteins are the building blocks of the body. They are required for the maintenance of our tissues, muscles, blood cells, hormones, among others.
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