Higher levels of lithium in household tap water used for drinking by pregnant mothers could affect an important molecular pathway involved in neurodevelopment and autism, increasing the chances of offsprings developing autism spectrum disorder, according to scientists.In the future, they said, human activities such as growing use of lithium battery and disposal in landfills potentially causing groundwater contamination could step up lithium… read-more
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We often start our day with routine exercise, aiming fit & healthy body. However, often, fails to understand the benefits of warm up exercises, which plays a vital role in our body stability and workouts. Here's a few most effective warm up exercises to begin with; side lunges, jumping jacks, waist rotations, arms & shoulder rotations and chest expansion. These quick exercises will help as a stamina booster, while exercising.
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Fitness freak and social media influencer Viraj Patil shared three simple ways to get self-discipline fitness. Famous for motivating people to achieve healthy fitness goals, Viraj shared three basic "mantras" namely 'identify your motivation', 'put an end to excuses', and 'set realistic fitness goals'. Besides being a fitness fanatic, Viraj also has a career as a growth catalyst and a performance improvement consultant.
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Fitbit Charge 5, the company's most sophisticated fitness tracker, has been launched. With the Fitbit Charge 5, customers get a free six-month membership to Fitbit premium, which gives them access to workouts, nutrition-programmes and mindfulness. Heart-health, sleep and other health and fitness-tracking functions are included. Despite being smaller than Fitbit Charge 4, Fitbit claims, it has a colour-touchscreen-display that is brighter. The… read-more
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Be it weight management, skincare, or hair care, olive oil has benefits for all. Instagram influencer-fitness instructor Yasmin Karachiwala, in her recent post, has briefed the gains of using olive oil in daily life. She said that the oil is rich in antioxidants and is a healthy choice for weight management. Besides, she listed the varieties of olive oils - extra virgin olive oils, virgin olive oils and olive oil - and their specific… read-more
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Maharashtra government on October 17 announced that gyms and fitness centres can reopen starting October 25, subject to a strict adherence to the Standard Operating Procedures. However, group activities including zumba, yoga and steam and sauna facilities will continue to remain shut. Reportedly, before announcing the decision, the CM Uddhav Thackray had chaired a virtual meeting with representatives from fitness centres to discuss on the… read-more
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People with 'type A or AB' blood group are more prone to COVID-19, whereas people with 'type O' blood group are least vulnerable, according to a recent study. The study cited high protein levels in the 'type O' as the reason behind this. Reportedly, after being hospitalized, the infection risk and organ damage were lower for 'type O'. Besides, ethnicity of a person also affects COVID related risks, the study stated.
Courtesy: The Times of India