12 reasons you aren’t losing weight on the Mediterranean Diet

12 reasons you aren’t losing weight on the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet has gained popularity as a delicious way to lose weight and improve health. It advocates eating more plant-based foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, as well as eating fish and poultry at least twice a week. The diet also involves swapping out butter for olive or canola oil, enjoying meals with others, and flavoring food with herbs and spices instead of salt. Eating this way has been associated with a lower risk of heart…

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What is the MIND diet?

What is the MIND diet?

While there are a lot of diets and foods that focus on physical and gut health, here’s a diet that helps with brain health! The MIND diet – which stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay – is the ideal way to maintain brain function. What does the MIND diet do? It prevents the onset of cognitive and neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and so on. The diet was developed by nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare…

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Stocks in the news: Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, International Paper, Ratnamani Metals, Hexaware

Stocks in the news: Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, International Paper, Ratnamani Metals, Hexaware

Here are stocks that are in the news today: Results on January 31: Bharti Airtel, Hero MotoCorp, Vedanta, Dabur India, UPL, Power Grid Corporation of India, eClerx Services, Oriental Carbon & Chemicals, Signet Industries, Creditaccess Grameen, Laurus Labs, Apollo Micro Systems, JITF Infralogistics, Menon Bearings, Srikalahasthi Pipes, Mold-Tek Packaging, Cigniti Technologies, SQS India BFSI, Uniphos Enterprises, Tokyo Plast International, Aegis Logistics, Accelya Kale Solutions, Sundaram Finance, Solar Industries India, Selan Exploration Technology, Datamatics Global Services, V-Guard Industries, TCI Finance,…

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A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

A diet of kooky (and risky) ways to lose weight

Welcome to diet season, that time of year when people are looking for a reset after the overconsumption of the holidays. There is a smorgasbord of choices for those who are looking to lose weight or stave off a winter doldrums gain, and a few of them actually do work. Some of the trendiest weight-loss schemes, from intermittent fasting to Tom Brady’s alkaline diet, might seem a bit odd or excessive — until you consider…

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Top 5 Rummy Cards Tricks to Remember

Top 5 Rummy Cards Tricks to Remember

  Are you trying to learn some rummy cards tricks that can make you an expert in rummy? Do you want to know the strategies and tricks that rummy pros follow? 5 Top Rummy Game Tricks to Remember: Make Use of Quick Calculations: Winning rummy online or offline can be easy if you apply some basic mathematical concepts. If you use mathematics smartly, you can almost control the luck factor. Using mathematics helps you in…

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Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

Highland swimming pool launch urgent appeal for vital hydrotherapy pool

A fundraising appeal has been launched to replace a vital piece of equipment at a north hydrotherapy pool. The Puffin Pool, based in the grounds of the Ross Memorial Hospital in Dingwall, provides hydrotherapy and physiotherapy services. But the air handling unit has failed, and will cost £60,000 to replace – prompting an urgent fundraising appeal. Operators now fear should the unit fail once again, a lengthy closure could prove to be critical to the…

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US lifts sanctions on Putin ally’s firms

US lifts sanctions on Putin ally’s firms

The Trump administration has lifted sanctions on three firms linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, an ally of President Vladimir Putin. Curbs on aluminium giant US Rusal, En+ Group and JSC EuroSibEnergo were lifted after Mr Deripaska ceded control. The oligarch has been linked to the probe into alleged Russian interference in US elections, and Democrats wanted the sanctions to continue. But the Treasury Department said curbs on oligarch himself remained in force. The companies…

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Mandatory fortification in mid-day meal bad for local food, biodiversity, livelihood

Mandatory fortification in mid-day meal bad for local food, biodiversity, livelihood

The Mid Day Meal Scheme provided cooked meals to 97 million children in 2016-17 (Photo: Savvy Soumya Misra) Food procurement under the Mid Day Meal Scheme (MDM), the world’s largest school food programme that provided cooked meals to over 97 million children in 2016-17, is gradually becoming centralised. This is a worrying shift as decentralised decision-making to the level of the schoolteachers has been at the heart of the scheme on which the Centre plans…

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