Health

Why alcohol makes you fat?

Oct 10th, 2008 | By

It’s really amazing that alcohol makes you fat but it doesn’t contain fat at all. This is because during its digestion it breaks into two major compounds one is fat and other is acetate. Fat is taken by the bloodstream and is stored in the body that results in the gain of weight and the
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How does stress effect the mind and body?

Oct 1st, 2008 | By

Stress is a strain that disturbs us physiologically, emotionally or psychologically. Whenever we have to face stressed situation our body response in a way called “fight or flight”. During stress hypothalamus in our brain releases hormone called cortisol, norepinephrine and adrenaline that flows in whole of the body. Heart beat and blood flow increases which
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How to get fat?

Sep 29th, 2008 | By

Generally people want to be slim most of them are females. But few of them who are too thin or are from anorexic group want to gain weight. Here are some ways how to get fat:- Eat First thing you can do to gain weight or to be fat is to eat and eat. The
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Why do we need body hair?

Sep 22nd, 2008 | By

Hair has many important roles in our body. Let’s discuss them one by one. PROTECTION Hair is one of the important parts of integumentary system of our body. It serves us by preventing the foreign particles like dust to enter the body. For e.g. hair around eyes does not allow dust to enter in the
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What causes belly fat?

Sep 22nd, 2008 | By

People who lead sedentary lifestyles have more belly fat as compared to the people who remain active because the calories required by the body is absorbed by it and the extra ones still remain which changes to fats. It is situated on the top of abdominal muscle and it is dangerous because it is around
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How to deal with stress?

Sep 18th, 2008 | By

Most of the people in today’s life are going through stress or stressful conditions. It may be due to the high expectations, studies, family problems, financial crisis, etc. It can cause increase or loss of appetite, frustration, depression, sleeplessness, fatigue, etc. Here are some ways to deal with the stress. FIND THE CAUSE One of
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How to gain weight?

Sep 12th, 2008 | By

The easy way to gain weight is to have the good calorie healthy food instead of having unhealthy junk foods. No doubt it has fats but they are not healthy instead we should try healthy food which gives not only fats but also other nutrients needed for our body. Sources of fatty acids are walnuts,
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How to reduce body fat?

Sep 12th, 2008 | By

To get rid of excess body fat is one of the most common problems nowadays. It is mainly due to three reasons. Firstly what type of food to eat? Second is our daily physical activities and workout and thirdly our mind. When we talk about food what all we have to do is just to
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Why is iron good for your body?

Sep 11th, 2008 | By

Iron is an important mineral required in a small quantity by our bodies. If our body doesn’t get the required amount of iron then it may lead to certain diseases which can be cured with the doctor’s medication and iron supplements. A normal adult man has 4.5 gm of iron but it varies in the
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What are the effects of high cholesterol?

Sep 11th, 2008 | By

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that forms in the liver of our body. Actually, some amount of cholesterol is needed by our body for certain body functions but if the level increases it can cause many health problems. Studies have shown that in U.S out of every 10 adults, 2 are having the high cholesterol
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