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Want to stay healthy? Imbibe food rich in resistant starch!





KARACHI: From kids to grown-ups, who do not like consuming potatoes and bananas! The scholars here have provided us with another reason to ingest those healthy veggie and fruit.

They here have ascertained that consumption of bananas and potatoes on a daily basis can do wonders.

It has been pointed out in the research that these foods are stuffed in resistant starch that holds up gut health and augments satiety.

The pundits have assessed the potential health advantages of resistant starch, a sort of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is believed to be a kind of dietary fibre.

Some types of resistant starch arise naturally in foods like bananas, potatoes, grains and legumes. However, a few are generated or modified commercially and included into foodstuff.

One of the Nutritionists and co-author of the study, Dr. Stacey Lockyer noted that sufficient fibre ingestion (30 g for each day) is significant so as to accomplish a healthy and balanced diet. It pushes down the odds of mounting constant syndromes as well.

Lockyer further held that resistant starch is a kind of dietary fibre that boosts the production of short chain fatty acids in the gut. Innumerable researchers have reckoned its effect on dissimilar health up shots.

The outcomes revealed that it could support gut health and improve satiety through boomed production of short chain fatty acids.

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Beat diabetes by shedding 10-15kgs of weight: study!



LONDON: Since dieting loses fat allowing pancreas work properly again, losing weight enormously helps contain diabetes.

The concentration of body fat around pancreas causes stress to beta cells (that controls blood sugar levels) in the organ. 

When they stop producing enough of the hormone insulin, blood sugar levels augments out of control.

Glasgow University Professor Mike Lean speaking about a new study said: “We now have clear evidence that weight loss of 10-15kgs is enough to turn this disease around. One in 11 adults worldwide has diabetes, and most of them have type 2.

“Uncontrolled sugar levels cause damage throughout the body, leading to organ failure, blindness and limb amputations”.


A new study holds consuming fruit juice at breakfast could cause Type 2 diabetes!

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Chemical-free home remedies for toothache!



Baking Soda

         Use mouthwash made of warm water mixed with

two tablespoon of baking soda.

 Black Pepper

Use black pepper mixed with salt on your toothache.


Put a couple of cloves on your toothache till the pain goes away.


Put sliced pieces of cucumber on sore area.


Mash garlic and place the mixture in your mouth. 

Ice Cube

Put an ice cube in clean cloth and place on your cheek having toothache.

Mint Leaves

Chew mint leaves and put it over toothache.


Put a slice of onion on toothache.


Put a slice of potato on toothache.


Put a warm teabag in your mouth (don’t tear it).


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Air pollution increases risk of low birth weight in babies!



LONDON: According to a new study air pollution significantly increases the risk of low birth-weight in babies, leading to lifelong harm to health.

Research carried out here holds that generally, two billion children – 90% of all children around the Globe – are exposed to air pollution above WHO guidelines.

Study held that there were no possible ways for women in cities to avoid harmful exposure to air pollution during pregnancy.

They called for crucial action from governments to cut pollution from vehicles, industries, and other sources.

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