Quitting smoking may not result in weight gain: Study

New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that quitting smoking may not result in a person putting on weight. The study, conducted by University of Otago, followed the progress of about 1000 people born in Dunedin in 1972-1973 and measured their smoking habits and weight regularly from the age of 15 to 38. According to the findings, both male and female quitters were likely to gain about 5 kilograms more than those who carried on smoking, but their weight returned to the same level as those who had never smoked. Jan 28, 2014

Social media blamed for rising eating disorders among teens

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Social media is to be blamed for the doubling in the number of youngsters seeking help for eating disorders in the last three years, it has been revealed. According to a charity the number of children and teenagers seeking help for an eating disorder has risen by 110 per cent in the past three years, and this dramatic increase could be attributed to several factors, including the increased pressure caused by social media, the growth of celebrity culture, and the rise of anorexia websites. Jan 26, 2014

Just thinking you had a good night's sleep can help your brain function better

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): A new study has revealed that just thinking you had a good night's sleep creates a 'placebo effect' that improves your brain function and cognitive abilities. Researchers Christina Draganich and Kristi Erdal from Colorado College found that students who were told they had a good night's sleep, even if they did not, performed better on attention and memory skill tests than those who had been informed they had slept badly. Jan 26, 2014

Sit Ups & Burpees

In this workout we have taken cardio exercises and coupled them with strength exercises to keep your overall heart rate up, allowing you to turn each strength exercise into a medium intensity cardio exercise. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/VentunoFitness Twitter - https://twitter.com/VentunoFitness Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/user/ventunofitness A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Jan 25, 2014

Padma Sarvangasana - Lotus in Shoulderstand

In this video Shantala demonstrates how to Padmasana in Sarvangasana which is the lotus in shoulder posture. This yogic exercise stimulates function of the thyroid gland, kidneys and abdominal organs. Stimulates circulation and the breath. Strengthens the arms and the entire muscles of the trunk. This Asana should not be practiced with a hyperactive thyroid or high blood pressure. https://www.facebook.com/VentunoYoga Twitter: https://twitter.com/VentunoYoga YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoYoga A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Jan 24, 2014

Health Benefits of Pine Nuts

Pine nuts are a rich source of pinoleic acid, which is a fatty acid that scientific research has proven to be an appetite suppressant. In this episode of Dieting Right we will see the health benefits of Pine Nuts. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/VentunoDiet Twitter : https://twitter.com/VentunoDiet YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/user/VentunoDiet A Ventuno Production http://www.ventunotech.com Jan 24, 2014

Do you want to cut heart failure risk? Exercise more and sit less

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Researchers have found that sitting for long periods increases heart failure risk in men, even for those who exercise regularly. Deborah Rohm Young, Ph.D., lead researcher and a senior scientist at Kaiser Permanente in California, has advised to be more active and sit less. Jan 22, 2014