‘Ensure Classes Are Held Regularly’, Partha Chatterjee Tells Teachers’ Body

West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee (file) Kolkata: West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Sunday asked the members of Trinamool Congress-controlled primary teachers’ association to ensure regular classes in schools. “I have urged the members of our association to see to it that teachers regularly take classes and students also […]

Ladies, do you have normal BMI and higher body fat levels? You are at risk of breast cancer

Postmenopausal women with normal body mass index (BMI), but with higher body fat levels are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a study warns. Body fat levels are typically measured via BMI, which is a ratio of weight to height. While BMI may be a convenient method to estimate […]

Being close to nature can make you develop positive body image

Exposure to natural environment and images of nature may have a powerful effect on promoting positive body image, according to a study led by scientists, including one of Indian-origin. The study, published in the journal Body Image, involved five separate studies from researchers, including those from Anglia Ruskin University in […]

The 5 best exercises for your body, according to a Harvard professor of medicine

The best exercise for your body is a hotly-disputed topic but now I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has waded in with five recommendations. The suggestions can be found in a Harvard Medical School health report called Starting To Exercise, reports the Independent. Here are the five types […]

How To Measure Body Fat

Apart from looking in the mirror, stepping on the scales remains the most common method people use for checking on the progress of their exercise regime. However, while weight is undoubtedly a useful measure of fitness for many people, it can also be misleading to judge the effects solely by […]