Gwyneth Paltrow is being criticised for giving misleading and harmful health tips to people to help them lose weight in lockdown. Paltrow spoke on how she lost 11 pounds in quarantine while advising other people to do the same, in an interview with Dr. Will Cole on his Dear Media podcast, The Art of Being Well. "I've noticed over the last couple of years my metabolism has slowed down. I know a lot of that is perimenopause. I'm 48 years old and I know that women tend to lose up to 30% of their metabolic speed once we enter this phase of life — so I know some of it is that," she said. Recently, Paltrow wrote a blog sharing her ordeal with battling COVID-19 and mentioned the side effects of it, "I think maybe some of it is because I got COVID and my physician in New York said that was affecting a lot of his patients' metabolisms as well," she wrote. The wellness expert shared the diet that helped her drop 11 pounds. She advised fans to have the combination of bone broth diet, … [Read more...] about Gwyneth Paltrow called out for advising people on how to lose weight during lockdown
Hollywood star Gwyneth Paltrow confesses binging on pasta and alcohol after she had Covid and blames it for her weight gain . Paltrow, who has been battling long Covid, where symptoms for last weeks or months after the infection has gone, said: "I've noticed over the past couple of years that my metabolism is slowed down. I know a lot of that is perimenopause." "I'm 48 years old, and I know that women tend to lose up to 30 per cent of their metabolic speed once we enter this phase of life, etc. So I know some of it is that. "I think maybe some of it is because I got Covid. My physician in New York was saying that that was affecting a lot of his patients' metabolisms as well," she added. "What I really noticed was the snap back that I used to have -- you know, if I gained some weight and I wasn't happy, I could quickly eat really well for a couple of days, exercise a lot, and it would all be gone," she said. The actress said that she did not plan her eating after … [Read more...] about Gwyneth Paltrow: I gained a lot of weight over Covid
SINGAPORE: The Civil Service will place greater weight on assessing officers' demonstrated skills and competencies, following a review of its human resource (HR) systems and policies last year, said Minister-in-charge of the Public Service Chan Chun Sing on Tuesday (Oct 6). Mr Chan said this in a written answer to a parliamentary question by Member of Parliament (MP) Louis Ng of the People's Action Party (PAP). The MP for Nee Soon GRC had asked if the Government intends to abolish the use of Currently Estimated Potential (CEP) within the Civil Service. In his reply, Mr Chan said the CEP is adopted "as a proxy of an officer’s potential". "It is expressed in terms of the largest job responsibility level an officer is assessed to be capable of undertaking in his or her career in the Public Service. "Today, it is used as a long-term talent development and succession planning tool for key leadership positions and a career management tool for progressing and developing officers." … [Read more...] about Civil Service to place more weight on skills, competencies in assessing officers’ performance: Chan Chun Sing
With all the butt contact you’ve been making with your chair since work-from-home (WFH) arrangements began earlier this year, you might have wondered at some point: Are you at risk of developing deep vein thrombosis (DVT)? After all, isn’t the condition caused by a lack of movement – which is why long-haul air travel in I-can’t-feel-my-legs-anymore economy class has long been considered a major risk factor for DVT? Although no one’s doing any travelling these days, most of us are stuck at home sitting down. And while WFH may have a link, it's not about sitting for extended periods of time. Rather, it's the weight gain that exacerbates into obesity that can put you at risk. MORE THAN DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS First, some background on DVT. You may have read about it and have an idea on how the condition comes about: Blood clots in the vein travel to major organs, block blood flow and create a whole lot of trouble. Depending on where the clots end up – for instance, the … [Read more...] about Does WFH lead to deep vein thrombosis? It’s not about sitting down but weight gain
As business or burden, function or fashion, they've appeared in scenes and songs to assert many an emotion. And so after looking at trees , terrace , chandeliers , jhoola and balloons , Sukanya Verma looks at Bollywood's cool, curious, bag moments. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa God bless Juhi Chawla for showing up in the final scene and saving us from the heartbreak of watching Shah Rukh Khan sulk in singlehood. New in town and asking for directions, she's arrived with quite a bit of luggage, which she valiantly attempts to carry alone until a chivalry personified SRK volunteers to help. Bottom-line: Things aren't so bad when you find someone to share the load. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Three friends decide on a road trip in Spain for one's bachelor party. But it's the details of Zoya Akhtar's storytelling that tells us about their temperament. And it all begins with how they pack -- choice of luggage, manner of arrangement (or … [Read more...] about When Bollywood threw its weight around!