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How does caffeine affect sleep?

Caffeine is a naturally occurring psychoactive chemical that is extensively utilised in foods and beverages all over the world. Caffeine may be present in various plants, such as coffee beans, tea leaves, cacao pods, and kola nuts. Caffeine is also synthesised and utilised in pharmaceuticals and energy drinks for its energising and alerting properties. Caffeine is most often found in beverages. Because there are so many differences in caffeinated drinks, it can be difficult to tell how much caffeine is in a certain drink, especially a freshly prepared cup of tea or coffee with no label. Coffee, on the other hand, is the most potent and consumed caffeinated drink A single eight-ounce cup of coffee contains between 95-200mg of caffeine. For comparison, a 12-ounce soda contains 35-45mg, about half the amount of a weaker cup of coffee. How Caffeine Affects the Brain: When we consume items that contain caffeine, such as drinks or foods, it is quickly absorbed by our stomach and small intest

10 Facts You Might not Know about the Masterpiece "MONA LISA"

1. She lived with Francois I, Louis XIV and Napoleon   Although da Vinci began work on his masterpiece while living in his native Italy, he did not finish it until he moved to France at King Francois I's request. The French king displayed the painting in his Fontainebleau palace where it remained for a century. Louis XIV removed it to the grand Palace of Versailles. At the outset of the 19th century, Napoleon Bonaparte kept the painting in his boudoir.  2. Some historians believe Mona Lisa is a  Self-Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci .   Leonardo da Vinci died in 1519, and he is  buried at a French castle . Italy's National Committee for Cultural Heritage is undertaking an investigation and plans to dig up his skull. They want to rebuild Leonardo's face, using CSI-style technology. Will he resemble the mysterious Mona Lisa? 3. She has her own room in the Louvre Museum in Paris.   After the Louvre launched a four-year, $6.3 million renovation in 2003, the painting now has its ow

𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗦𝗽𝗮𝗰𝗲: 𝗜𝗦𝗥𝗢’𝘀 𝗡𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝗕𝗶𝗴 𝗜𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗚𝗮𝗴𝗮𝗻𝘆𝗮𝗮𝗻 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻.🚀🌌🚀

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is stepping towards its major mission to send astronauts to space in the coming days, under its ‘Gaganyaan’ mission. Gaganyaan is India's first human space flight. While DRDO is busy designing menus, its Mysore-based Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) works on adapting a range of packaged food items that it makes for soldiers deployed on harsh missions.  It will offer a gourmet spread of Indian food for its pioneering astronauts courtesy the Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), which has been tasked with organising the victuals for the week-long flight.  The Indian astronauts are expected to spend at least seven days into space, but what will they eat?. Apparently they will not miss Indian food as a menu of about 30 dishes, including idli sambar, upma, veg rolls, egg rolls, moong dal, halwa and vegetable pulav. The Defence Food Research Laboratory has also prepared special containers to drink liquids like water and jui

𝗗𝗿. 𝗔.𝗣.𝗝 𝗔𝗯𝗱𝘂𝗹 𝗞𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗺:- 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗶𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗹𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮.

Avur Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was loved and respected as a scientist, a teacher, a visionary, and then as the 11th President of our country. No one would have thought that this little boy from Rameswaram would one day be honored with the Bharat Ratna, India’s most prestigious award, and will always be remembered for his vision for India. Born on 15th October 1931,on the island of Dhanushkodi off the southeastern coast the temple town of Rameswaram, located in Tamil Nadu in India, He was born to a very poor Tamil Muslim family. Abdul was the youngest child of Jainulabdeen and Ashiamma. His father was the Imam at the local Mosque of Rameswaram and led worshippers during prayers. Many people considered him to be a healer. The water was then used for healing people. His father often explained to young Abdul the power of faith and prayer. This advice probably stayed with him throughout his lifetime. Due to poverty, Dr. Abdul Kalam had to sell newspapers in his early childhood to run h

Did you know the age of your bones?

  YOU ARE AS YOUNG AS YOUR BONES   A healthy body and a healthy mind needs healthy bones at the care   Bone Basics o     Some people think of bones as hard and life less, but they are actually a living, growing tissue. o     Bones are made up of  3 major components  that make them flexible and strong: o     70% of all bone mass contains inorganic material (calcium phosphates) & 30% is o     Of organic material (collagen & Osteocalcin). o     Bone is a highly dynamic tissue. Remodelling is a continuous process in bones. o     The remodelling cycle involves bone resorption and bone formation.   What is Osteoporosis? o     Osteoporosis means “ porous bone ” Healthy bone under a microscope, looks like a honeycomb. If you have Osteoporosis, the holes and spaces in the honey comb are much bigger. This means your bones have lost density or mass have become abnormally weak and are likely to break. o     Osteoporosis increases the risk of bone fractures, especially in the hips, spine an

𝗦𝗰𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗕𝗲𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗘𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝗕𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗮 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗳 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝘆 𝗜𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝗦𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺.

In India, it is traditional to serve food on banana leaves. Especially in Southern states, there is a tradition of eating food on banana leaves as it is considered to be healthy and auspicious. This tasty and healthy plate is especially utilised on special occasions, auspicious events and festivals.  Even today, it is a tradition to serve food on banana leaves mainly in the southern part of India. Everyone sits together and rice, vegetables, curries, lentils, meat, pickles, everything is served on the same leaf as it is large enough to accommodate the whole meal on one banana leaf.  There are several reasons linked with eating food on Banana leaves, ranging from scientific reasons to generic benefits. Banana leaves are also used in some ayurvedic medicinal preparations.   Banana leaf is considered to contain several nutrients which may not be possible to be included in the daily food intake. Consuming food served on banana leaves dissolves the nutrition from the leaf into the food, pot