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DIY guide: How to make natural homemade Holi colours for kids

Earlier, the colours of holi were created from blooming spring flowers. To yield different shades, experts used to dry the petals of vibrant flowers in shade and crush them to obtain the fine powder. By Kuhoo Gupta Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other top leaders suggested cancelling all Holi Milan events as India saw

Playing games while eating may cut food intake: Study

Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the US evaluated the food consumption of participants on two separate occasions – one day when they played the game while eating, and on another day when they ate without distractions. Playing games on computer screens during a meal may decrease the amount of food a

Why you should start the day with Fenugreek (Methi) water

There are certain herbs that can help boost digestion and improve metabolism which when used in proper amount can accelerate weight loss, especially with fenugreek or methi. Aiming for an ideal weight is a constant struggle despite hours of intense workouts and strict calorie-restricted diets. However, there are certain herbs that can help boost digestion,

Here are some health benefits of cold weather

There are some surprising health benefits that come when the temperatures dip. Don't believe us? Read on. People often associate cold weather with sickness — temperatures drop, making it conducive for the cold virus to spread. Also known as the rhinovirus, it replicates inside the nasal cavity, giving us an itchy, runny nose. But, there

Study shows how brain region is involved in paying attention

The study, published in the journal PNAS, noted that attention is associated with the outermost layer of the brain called the cerebral cortex, which was also linked to awareness, thoughts, memory, language, and consciousness. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have found how a region in the brain plays a key role in

Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may damage blood vessels, says study

These findings suggest that vaping can cause significant changes to the inner lining of blood vessels, said study lead author Alessandra Caporale, a post-doctoral researcher at University of Pennsylvania. A single dose of e-cigarettes may be harmful to the body’s blood vessels — even when the vapour is entirely nicotine-free, a study claims. Smoking e-cigarettes,

Obesity causes more instances of cancer than smoking

Fat cells trigger the growth of extra hormones and also causes cells in the body to divide faster. This, in turn, increases the chance of manufacturing cancerous cells in the body. For the longest time, smoking has been held as the primary cause of cancer. Now, according to a report in BBC, obesity can cause more