Drink more water

Drinking more water aids in losing weight.
The researchers believe that it’s because drinking more water helps fill your stomach, making you less hungry and less likely to overeat.

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Eat more fruits

Do you know that oranges offer more health benefits than Vitamin C pills?
Taking in synthetic supplements is not the same as consuming the foods directly from nature.

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Meditate

With meditation, you become more connected with your surroundings, the people and the world around you.

You become more conscious of the interconnection between everything. Fear, Anger, Desire, Pride stop having a hold over your thoughts and behav

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Doping decorum blown out of the water in Rio

There used to be an unwritten rule that Olympians would never call each other out over suspicions of doping, fearing they would instead be branded a sore loser. But that sense of decorum has been blown out of the water at these Olympics, particularly in the pool, where swimmers have become fed up with having […]

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Brazilian fan culture brings chanting, singing and a lot of booing to Rio

The Olympic fencing competition opened here last Saturday with gleaming foils, impeccable white uniforms – and screaming. Also foot-stomping, chanting, booing and some catchy songs. Fencing matches are normally conducted against a background of respectful silence from the crowd, but no one passed that message to the Brazilians in the stands, few of whom, it […]

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Light and caffeine improve driver alertness: CARRS-Q study

Bright light combined with caffeine can improve driving performance and alertness of chronically sleep deprived young drivers, according to a Queensland University of Technology road safety study. Dr Shamsi Shekari, from QUT’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) presented her findings at the 2016 International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology […]

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Olympics ordered to allow peaceful protests in venues

A judge has ordered organizers of the Rio Olympics to allow peaceful protests inside venues after several fans were escorted out of stadiums for holding up anti-government signs. As Brazil’s political crisis has deepened, with the Senate taking up impeachment proceedings Tuesday against suspended President Dilma Rousseff, many are increasingly voicing their political grievances at […]

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Games bus hit by gunfire, no one seriously hurt: witnesses

A bus carrying journalists at the Rio Games was hit by gunfire on a highway between Olympic venues on Tuesday, witnesses said. No one was seriously injured in the incident. The bus was making its way from the Games basketball venue to the main Olympic park when, according to passengers, two shots were heard hitting […]

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Sydney Pickrem finishes sixth in women’s 200m individual medley

Sydney Pickrem finished sixth in the women’s 200m individual medley Tuesday night. Hungary’s Katrinka Hosszu took home the gold medal in the event. Pickrem is a dual Canadian-American citizen born in Florida with parents from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She reached the podium in both individual medleys at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, taking […]

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