Life Style
  • Dawn-To-Sunset Fasting: Treating Obesity
    13:02 - May 22 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Fasting from dawn to sunset for 30 days increased levels of proteins that play a crucial role in improving insulin resistance and protecting against the risks from a high-fat, high-sugar diet, according to researchers.
  • Comfort Food: More Weight Gain During Stress
    13:19 - Apr 28 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Australian researchers have discovered a new molecular pathway in the brain that triggers more weight gain in times of stress.
  • One in Five Deaths Associated With Poor Diet
    13:22 - Apr 07 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- People in almost every region of the world could benefit from rebalancing their diets to eat optimal amounts of various foods and nutrients, according to the Global Burden of Disease study tracking trends in consumption of 15 dietary factors from 1990 to 2017 in 195 countries.
  • How Team Sports Change a Child's Brain
    13:42 - Mar 24 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Adult depression has long been associated with shrinkage of the hippocampus, a brain region that plays an important role in memory and response to stress. Now, new research has linked participation in team sports to larger hippocampal volumes in children and less depression in boys ages 9 to 11.
  • Mediterranean Diet Boosts Endurance Exercise Within Days, Study Finds
    13:54 - Mar 10 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have found that eating a Mediterranean diet can improve athletes' endurance exercise performance after just four days.
  • What Happens When You Eat Broccoli Daily
    11:53 - Mar 05 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Broccoli: yummy or yucky? Most people have an opinion about this cruciferous vegetable, children especially. Broccoli is a commonly used example in the “You can’t leave the table until you eat your…” argument. But picky kiddos aside, broccoli has gained significantly in popularity over the years. From 1980 to 2017, per person consumption of the veggie has gone from 1.4 pounds to 7.1 pounds.
  • This is What Happens to Your Body if You Drink at Least 1 Coffee A Day
    14:36 - Feb 28 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Coffee is that one thing that millions of Americans start their day with. It’s warm, inviting, and full of caffeine that offers a much-needed pick-me-up to get the day started. But, what’s really happening inside of your body when you drink that cup of joe? Are you drinking something that is beneficial to you long-term, or are you fueling your body with a harmful substance? With varying opinions on the topic, here’s what science has to say about it — the good and the not-so-good.
  • 8 Foods that Actually Damage Your Kidneys
    14:38 - Feb 21 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Our kidneys have a vitally important function in that they detoxify the body. According to the National Institutes of Health, the average set of kidneys filters an astonishing 200 quarts of blood per day and produces about 2 quarts of waste. In the process, the important nutrients that we need to maintain the function of all bodily processes are sent back into the bloodstream. Kidneys work around the clock to keep us healthy, and even play a role in blood pressure.
  • 7 Foods for Healthy Bones
    12:04 - Feb 19 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- A healthy skeletal structure is crucial to helping us to do … well, everything. From our teeth, ribs, toes, spine, legs and arms, to the bones that make up our skull, we need them all in strong working condition to perform daily tasks. This means that we need to do all we can to keep them healthy.
  • Foods to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight
    13:40 - Feb 18 2019

    TEHRAN (FNA)- When you’re trying to drop a few pounds, unless the weight is caused by a medical condition, there’s no getting around the need to make changes in your diet. This can be the hardest thing because our brains are hardwired to repeat routines and to crave things that boost serotonin levels, even when those foods have unhealthy results in our bodies.
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Official Underlines Iranian Experts' Capability to Repair Heavy Aircraft

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Lebanon's President Rejects Calls for International Probe in Beirut Incident

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