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Urine test can tell what foods people take

A simple urine test can reveal whether you had steamed fish or a fat-riddled steak for dinner, and could one day end dietary dishonesty, according to a study published yesterday, reports AFP from Paris. The test may also boost the health of people suffering from diabetes, obesity or heart disease, the study said. Monitoring calories is notoriously difficult outside a ...

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How to keep skin radiant in winter

* Turn to cream-based products early: If winter is approaching, it’s time to turn to skincare products that have cream-based thick moisturizers. So, your light water-based moisturizer will pave way for a heavy and thick cream. Switch over to a milder face wash and use a sunscreen that has moisturizer. While removing make-up too, use moisturizing cleansers and toners. * ...

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6 easy steps to make workplace organized

Start your New Year by setting up a workspace that will keep you motivated all day long. The entrepreneur.com has brought these simple tips to boost productivity in your working environment. Reduce clutter by uploading your sticky-note to-do lists into a productivity app like Wunderlist, where you can set reminders and assign tasks. Pick a bulb that matches your work. ...

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Eight ways to look after your skin this winter

Keeping your skin looking and feeling healthy during winter can be a challenge. Follow these top tips to make your skin glow. In the summer, you probably pay extra special attention to your skin, buffing and moisturising it to perfection. But, in the winter months it can be tempting to hide dull-looking skin under bundles of woolly layers and thick ...

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How to live a long, happy life according to the world’s oldest people

For every person who swears that eating steamed vegetables and lean protein is the secret to a long life, there is another who claims that their grandma smokes 90 cigarettes a day and lived to be 100-years-old. So, what exactly do the oldest people in the world do to stay alive for so long? But more importantly: happily and healthily. Emma Morano from Verbania in ...

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Kids born in 2017 will never drive a car

Lifestyle Desk: Henrik Christensen, director of the University of California San Diego’s Contextual Robotics Institute, has issued a jarring prophecy for the next generation: “My own prediction is that kids born today will never get to drive a car.” His forecast, which he shared in a December interview with The San Diego Union-Tribune, is rooted in signs that the auto ...

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Tips for winter workout

Life Style Desk: A winter plan to ensure that people can fight the bulge. Here are a few tips to fight the winter: 1. Start your day with coffee 2. Do few exercises to prepare for a workout like bridge, knee hugs, supine spinal twists, forward and side sway and neck and shoulder roll. 3. If you do not like ...

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How to keep skin radiant in winter

Lifestyle Desk: In the winter season, safeguard yourself against dry and dehydrated skin. Give yourself oil massages, use cream-based products and apply cold cream before sleeping, says an expert. Few tips: * Turn to cream-based products early: If winter is approaching, it’s time to turn to skincare products that have cream-based thick moisturizers. So, your light water-based moisturizer will pave ...

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How to keep your hands soft and supple

Lifestyle Desk: Hands are the part of our body which we use the most and ages fastest if we don’t take good care of them. Hands are also parts of the body that remains most exposed to sun and weather, dirt and detergents. Also, the skin on the backside of the hand is very thin and sensitive, so hands need ...

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Easy Cooking: Midnight Fried Rice

Lifestyle Desk: Batman is not the only guy around who stays up at night. There is a nocturnal creature in all of us; from time to time we all stay up late, or wake up at odd hours. And that creature is no less than a monster – and a hungry one! Open your fridge, take out a few ingredients and ...

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