A study has found that fitness trackers might not benefit health after all.
Researchers discovered that regular use of a fitness tracker or pedometer did not increase activity levels enough to benefit health – even when a financial reward was involved.
It’s not the first study to suggest that fitness trackers are not all they’re cracked up to be, research published in September found that fitness devices didn’t help people lose weight.
A randomised trial involving 800 full-time workers aged 21 to 65 found that, over the course of the year, volunteers who wore fitness trackers recorded no change in their step count.
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Case study: Sonalika Singh is confused. Reason? The 12-year-old does not know whether to listen to her mother or her grandmother — one says that she shouldn’t have water with your meals and the other insists that one should have water along with meals. Sonalika is not alone — and neither is this debate new — to drink water with meals or not to. We spoke to clinical nutritionists and dieticians to find out more… Continue reading To drink or not to drink water with meals…
For many people, breakfast is the meal that can be skipped. Working professionals are almost always in a hurry, and generally a cup of coffee on the run suffices.
But doctors say this is the most important meal of the day, and skipping it can have unhealthy consequences.
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Many effects of a lack of sleep, such as feeling grumpy and not working at your best, are well known. But did you know that sleep deprivation can also have profound consequences for your physical health? Continue reading Why lack of sleep is bad for your health
Are you facing problems like dark circles and puffiness around your eyes? There is no need to bother about it, as these are not a sign of exhaustion or serious illness. Dark circles are especially caused due to insufficient sleeping time, i.e. when you could not fulfill the ideal sleeping time. These dark circles are often observed in the adulthood in both men and women, in some cases they can also be seen in the children who does not sleep well. Continue reading Natural Ways to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes