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World Sleep Day 2021: Expert Recommends 7-9 Hour Sleep, Suggest Tips

About 7-9 hours of sound sleep is necessary to avoid complications like blood-pressure fluctuations, stroke and heart diseases, recommends Dr Satish Balghat on World Sleep Day on March 19. He says lack of sleep results in cognitive problems affecting brain function while good sleep banishes depression and stress. Commonly advised tips to get a good sleep include avoidance of caffeine/alcohol at night, maintaining proper temperature and… read-more

Fri, 19 Mar 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: World Sleep Day, Dr. Satish Balghat, depression, Caffeine, Cognitive Problems

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Stay Hydrated, Avoid Junk Food To Banish Dark Circles

For getting rid of dark circles, nutritionist Dr Rohini Patil suggests consumption of foods containing natural diuretics like watermelon, celery and cucumber. Rohini advises to avoid junk food and artificial diuretics along with alcohol, caffeinated drinks, salty and greasy foods. Proper hydration by adding loads of cucumber in diet is also helpful in reducing dark circles. Putting cucumber-pieces over the eyes and consuming vitamins and… read-more

Fri, 26 Feb 2021 - 04:10 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Nutritionist, Dr. Rohini Patil, Dark Circles, Junk Food, Diuretics, Caffeine

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Dietician Advises How To Consume Black Coffee For Weight Loss

While black coffee is considered best for weight loss, there might be repercussions for inappropriate consumption. As per dietician Ashley Shaw, consuming black coffee without adding sweeteners can help with weight loss and overall health. Moreover, Shaw recommended consuming only four cups-of-coffee per day equating 400 mg caffeine. Besides, she advised to add low-calorie sweeteners if necessary and accompanying coffee with food to avoid… read-more

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 03:35 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dietician, Ashley Shaw, Black Coffee, Caffeine, Lifestyle

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