Science & Health
New Delhi, March 2 (ANI): A new research has found that drinking a cup of black tea can prevent type-2 diabetes in humans. According to the research black tea restrains the body from absorbing glucose sugars, excess of which causes type-2 diabetes, a daily reported. The researchers said that their findings suggested that black tea had potential for carbohydrate hydrolyzing enzyme inhibition and this activity depended on high molecular weight phenolic compounds. The researchers also mentioned that just like green tea, black tea also possesses anti diabetic activity.
Mar 2, 2015
Salman Khan Tests Negative for H1N1 Virus; Sonam Kapoor May Have Contracted it from Physical Trainer
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that smoking kills two out of three people if they continue their habit.According to the study smokers have around three-fold the risk of premature death of those who have never smoked and they also found that smokers might die 10 years earlier than non-smokers. Researchers said that higher tobacco prices have been shown to be the most effective intervention available to governments to reduce demand for tobacco and with smoking being a major cause of cardiovascular disease, including heart attack and stroke the more deterrents people have between them and smoking, the better.
Feb 26, 2015
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): A new study has demonstrated that children are likelier to have a higher risk of high blood pressure if they watch more than 2 hours of TV a day. The study showed that spending more than two hours a day in front of a screen increases the probability of high blood pressure by 30 percent. The study shows the number of new high blood pressure cases and the connection between physical activity and different sedentary behaviors with the risk of high blood pressure in children. Experts have recommend that young people carry out physical activity for more than 60 minutes a day, and advise that sedentary activities last no longer than two hours a day.
Feb 26, 2015
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study has examined that people who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh. The study found that people who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to be obese and they also are more likely to have Type 2 diabetes, prediabetes and metabolic syndrome than people with normal vitamin D levels. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium and maintain bone and muscle health. The skin naturally produces this vitamin after exposure to sunlight. According t the study, vitamin D deficiency and obesity interact synergistically to heighten the risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders.The average person may be able to reduce their risk by maintaining a healthy diet and getting enough outdoor activity.
Feb 24, 2015
Cabbage -1 finely chopped
Shallots - 1 cup
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chilli - 3
A few Curry leaves
Grated Coconut for garnish
1. In a mixing bowl, add cabbage, turmeric powder, shallots and mix them well. Keep aside.
2. In a wide pan, add coconut oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and pieces of red chilli. Once the mustard seeds starts splattering, add curry leaves and the cabbage mixture.
3. Sauté it for a few minutes and then add chilli powder, salt. Mix it well.
4. Cover the pan and let it cook for a few more minutes.
5. Finally, garnish it with grated coconut.
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Feb 23, 2015