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Top 5 myths about weight loss


Nowadays, we are constantly bombarded by myths about food, sex, exercise, nutrition and pretty much everything else.  Myth 1: Exercise makes you eat more and gain weight We think that all our hard work at the gym will sabotage our ...

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AIIMS in each state


Work towards setting-up of an AIIMS in each state will be on the 100-day agenda of the health ministry under Harsh Vardhan whose thrust is on ensuring good healthcare facilities at the nearest place to the people. “(It is) important ...

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Girls should avoid dating these guys


An expert has advised women to scrutinise the men they choose to date — to avoid ending up in a bad relationship. Some men may seem perfect on the first few dates, but it does not take long for them ...

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Why Mumbai can’t crack safe sex


Last year, a 20-year-old approached a top city gynaecologist for help to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. The patient, a college student, said her partner had refused to use a condom, and she didn’t want to get onto oral contraceptive pills ...

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6 Things women notice about men right away


First impressions may be made in moments, but they predict the course your relationships follow. So if you know what exactly about you draws in the votes, you can perfect it — and do better with the opposite sex. So ...

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10 nutritionally terrible foods to avoid


Not just junk, keep junior off these 10 nutritionally terrible foods So you make endless mental notes of fried snacks and sweets that your kid gorges on, but what do you know about foods laden with sodium, fat, sugar and ...

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Fat-burning exercises for a very flat tummy


If you thought only crunches can give you washboard abs, think again. Here are some fat-burning exercises that are even better. Losing fat on the belly is the hardest, they say. And when you want to strengthen your core and ...

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10 old-school nutrition tips for slim waistline


Doing it the way they did it in the ’60s may not be a bad idea for your waistline, say nutritionists As Mad Men comes back on TV for its seventh season, have you wondered why everyone in the show ...

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How to ward off mosquitoes


Summers have set in and so have mosquitoes — small bite, big threat from these winged creatures which spread dengue and malaria. Here are some ways to keep mosquitoes at bay. Neem oil: Rub some neem oil mixed with equal ...

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