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Time-Restricted Eating May Increase Risk of Early Death, Study Warns : ScienceAlert

Intermittent fasting is being touted for a range of short-term benefits revealed in recent studies, but we don't know much about its long-term effects. A new study has found some concerning links that may outweigh the benefits of intermittent fasting in the long run. One form of this popular dietary intervention, known as time-restricted eating (TRE), has dieters restricting their food intake to within a window of just eight hours or less in a day, and fasting for the remaining 16 hours or more. While some people…

Fathom: From meeting transcriptions to summaries, 5 ways this AI tool helps increase productivity

Are you struggling with keeping meeting notes and focusing on the conversation at the same time? You're not alone. It is very easy to miss out on a few points and important conversations in the meeting while keeping notes of the same. To keep up with the meeting notes, there's an AI note-taking tool called Fathom which has the potential to solve all your meeting troubles. The AI tool is designed to gather meeting notes and summarize them in an understandable way which can also be shared with other team members. Know more…

Golf, and other men’s hobbies, drive a 300% increase in ALS risk

Men who engage in recreational activities such as golf, gardening and woodworking are at higher risk of developing ALS, an incurable progressive nervous system disease, a study has found. The findings add to mounting evidence suggesting a link between ALS and exposure to environmental toxins.Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), sometimes called Lou Gehrig's disease, causes progressive motor function loss and cognitive changes. While a definitive cause for the condition hasn't been identified, studies have increasingly…

Tesla warns of Model Y price increase as new end-of-quarter incentive

Tesla has announced that it will increase Model Y prices by $1,000 on April 1st, as a new end-of-quarter incentive. Tesla has been knowing to use “end-of-quarter incentives” to try to deliver as many vehicles as possible off of its inventory before the quarter ends. The automaker is incentivized to do so due to its direct-to-consumer approach, which differs from the franchise dealer model employed by most other automakers. With this model, Tesla owns all its vehicles from the moment it produces them…

Nigeria’s consumer protection agency speaks on increase in price of sachet water

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Friday described the increase in the price of sachet water in the country as unacceptable and unfair. The FCCPC acting Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Adamu Abdullahi, disclosed this while speaking at an event to commemorate the 2024 World Consumer Rights Day in Abuja on Friday. The price of sachet water has gone up across the country in recent times. Currently, a bag of sachet water sold between N200 and N250 now sells as high…

Uber and Lyft are quitting Minneapolis over a driver pay increase

and plan to end operations in after the city council voted to increase driver pay. The council passed an ordinance on the issue last week. On Thursday, it voted to overrule a mayoral veto of the measure.The new rules stipulate that ridesharing companies need to pay drivers at least $1.40 per mile and 51 cents per minute (or $5 a ride, whichever is higher) whenever they're ferrying a passenger. Tips are on top of the minimum pay. According to the , the council passed the ordinance to bring driver pay closer to the local…

These Small Dietary Changes Can Cut Your Carbon Footprint by 25% and Increase Your Life Expectancy

New research highlights the health and environmental benefits of substituting animal proteins with plant-based alternatives in Canadian diets, finding significant gains in life expectancy and reductions in carbon footprint, especially when replacing red and processed meats. Benefits vary by the type of animal protein replaced and show a sex difference in health outcomes.Researchers at McGill have discovered that substituting plant protein foods for red and processed meats can extend life expectancy and reduce the impact…

41 state AGs press Meta on ‘dramatic increase’ in account lockouts, takeovers

A group of 41 state attorneys general are demanding that Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, provide support for users because there has been a “dramatic increase” in accounts on its platforms being locked and taken over. The letter, addressed to Meta’s chief legal officer, Jennifer Newstead, requested immediate action to address the increase in users who are experiencing “takeovers and lockouts” on Facebook and Instagram. The group said its offices have experienced a spike in complaints…

New Research Reveals That a Protein-Rich Breakfast Can Increase Satiety and Improve Concentration

A Danish study indicates that a protein-rich breakfast can enhance satiety and concentration without affecting overall daily calorie intake, an important finding amidst rising obesity rates. However, despite the benefits, simply consuming a protein-rich breakfast may not be sufficient for weight management, highlighting the complexity of dietary strategies and the need for further research.Research investigates the connection between nutrition and brain performance, finding that a breakfast high in protein enhances…