Eat only two meals a day, fast overnight, and enjoy a heavy breakfast to lose weight

Choosing the right times to eat during the day is a winning strategy when it comes to avoiding weight gain, according to a study carried out by researchers at Loma Linda University in the USA. Data gathered from 50,660 healthy adults aged over 30 revealed four factors associated with a decrease in BMI: eating only one or two meals per day; maintaining an overnight fast of up to 18 hours; eating breakfast instead of skipping it; and making breakfast or lunch the largest meal of the day. Earlier research too…

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Study links heavy cannabis use with bone disease

– People who frequently smoke large amounts of cannabis may face a higher risk of reduced bone density and fractures, researchers suggest. In a study examining the effects of cannabis on body mass index, researchers from the University of Edinburgh determined heavy cannabis users are more likely to experience osteoporosis later in life. The research was published in The American Journal of Medicine. “We have known for a while that the components of cannabis can affect bone cell function but we had no idea up until now of what this…

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In IT City Bengaluru, Boats On Roads, People Seen Fishing After Heavy Rain

BENGALURU:  HIGHLIGHTS Heavy overnight rain in Bengaluru Traffic jams on main roads, fire department uses boats Electronics City, which houses Infosys, totally cut off As Gurgaon near Delhi was battered by the rain into one massive no-go zone,  it had a mirror image  down south in Bengaluru. Incessant overnight rain turned Bengaluru’s formidable traffic jams into a horror story, including on roads near Electronics City, which houses Infosys and thousands of IT workers. The fire department used boats to rescue people who were stranded in the rain waters. On Ring…

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