THURSDAY, Oct. 29, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant changes in lifestyle behaviors, including increases in sedentary behavior and decreases in physical activity, and declines in mental health, according to a study published online Oct. 11 in Obesity. Emily W. Flanagan, Ph.D., from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,
We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus has impacted people across the globe, with cases continuing to grow, and lockdown restrictions in place worldwide. The symptoms of COVID-19 are well known at this point, with a cough, fever
Flu jabs are issued every year on the NHS, coinciding with the start of the flu season. The jabs are given for free to those eligible, with more people urged to take the vaccine against the seasonal flu this year. This is due to the coronavirus outbreak, which experts are warning could see the NHS
The concern about gaining weight and becoming even more unfit due to lockdown conditions is overwhelming a lot of Brits right now. It is difficult to stay motivated if you normally workout in the gym or your regular daily dose of exercise is swimming or a multi-person sport. Not everyone enjoys walking, cycling or running.
A third of UK adults have high blood pressure, but many are not aware of it. There are few symptoms of high blood pressure, but if you ignore it you are putting your life at risk. Are there any symptoms of high blood pressure? And does high pressure cause tiredness? What is high blood pressure?
Even though it is difficult to swallow, health professionals sing its praises and suggest you should drink apple cider for a variety of reasons. From weight loss to regulating blood sugar levels, many people claim it is a ‘miracle cure’ for all sorts of ailments. But how much apple cider vinegar should you drink a
Founded by Aryavir Kumar and Margarita Kuritsyana, Delhi’s first-ever Oxygen bar 'Oxy Pure' offers just what we need, a breath of fresh air. In between all the measures to battle the severe air pollution levels in Delhi-NCR, there’s one more option for you — a bar that has “pure air”. Founded by Aryavir Kumar and
If you’re ride or die with your zodiac sign and refuse to believe anything could break your bond (looking at you, Taurus), I’m sorry, but I’m about to drop an astrological bomb: Turns out your zodiac sign changes throughout your life. Before you start rethinking, well, everything—no, your entire life hasn’t been a lie. Or at least,
Living longer is the ultimate quest in life. The desire to preserve meaningful relationships and embark on new adventures for as long as possible is a universal goal. Fortunately, leaps in scientific and medical knowledge are providing answers to life’s most fundamental question. Recent evidence makes the case even stronger for maintaining an active lifestyle.
Two thirds admitted to being confused about what vitamins and minerals the children should have in their diet, and those that did, were unsure as to the best foods to provide it. Seven in 10 parents know youngsters should consume five portions of fruit and veg a day – but 29 percent admit they have
The NHS recommends eating a healthy, balanced diet of 2,500 calories a day to maintain weight for men, and 2,000 a day for women. Website Verywellfit recommends a calorie deficit of 500 a day to lose a pound of fat a week. In addition, Zac recommended: “Eating healthier by consuming complex carbohydrates and more protein
2. Fidget more If you’re a natural fidgeter, you could be doing yourself some favours. Diet expert Terri-Ann Nunns told Daily Star Online: “Fidgeting whilst watching TV, sat at your desk or eating dinner such as tapping your foot, shaking your leg or always getting up and down burns calories as your body is constantly
Simon Cowell, 59, has been looking noticeably slimmer during public appearances recently. The talent manager was recently spotted with his partner Lauren Silverman, with both of them clutching low calorie beers. He looked incredibly happy leaving the Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions final with his 89 calorie drink. This could be part of his new
Meanwhile, those who don’t eat three meals a day on a regular basis are putting themselves in more danger. Research shows swerving morning meals four times a week ups type-2 risk by 55%. Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, medical director of the Obesity Clinical Program at Harvard Medical School’s Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, commented on
Tess Papaioannou claims she was struggling with baby weight after she gave birth to Reeva in 2016. At her heaviest, the retailer worker, from Australia, tipped the scales at 11st 6lbs and wore clothing size 12-14. The 27-year-old was determined to get on top of her weight and managed to shed more than 3st without
Self-care is a major buzzword for 2019, but there’s a sentiment that taking time for your mental health is too indulgent or expensive for the average person. While yes, massages and retail therapy require a good amount of cash, there are plenty of totally free ways to reduce stress. That’s the message that the Crisis
At her heaviest, Samantha Parramore, 32, tipped the scales at 17st 5lbs before embarking on her weight loss journey. Having struggled with her body size since 16, Samantha, from Devon, became desperate to shed weight in time for her June wedding. Since her incredible transformation, the recruitment consultant now weighs 13st 5lbs – with the
Many of us wish our tummies were a little flatter. But according to this fitness influencer, getting washboard abs can be harder than dieting and working out. In a candid Instagram post, Hannah Barry revealed that it’s genetically difficult for some to achieve six-packs. The social media star has since been praised for her honesty.
Before his weight loss journey, Eddie Hall scooped the World’s Strongest Man title back in 2017. The 31-year-old described his frame as “torture” and as a result decided to slim down. His previous weight was 30.9st and now the strongman, from Stoke-on-Trent tips the scales at 25.8st. Eddie unveiled his dramatic transformation on Instagram, so
High blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension, is a common health concern. In Britain, it affects one in four adults – and plenty of people are completely unaware they are battling the condition. As it is a very prevalent health concern, scientists have been exploring way that bp can be lowered. This may