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Over 800 DIET employees in Maharashtra await salaries since May





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More than 800 employees working under the District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs) have not received their salaries from the Maharashtra government since May. On Thursday, many such employees staged a silent protest in their respective offices.

“We have not received our well-deserved salaries despite working throughout the lockdown. Many of us have EMIs to pay and bills to clear, but the government is not considering our situation. Despite making several representations, our file is still pending,” said a DIET employee.

Officials from the state education department did not respond to calls and messages.

A source from the state government said the delay in payments was owing to the delay in disbursal of funds from the Central government.

DIET works with state governments in the area of curriculum development, teacher trainings etc. While 60% of the funding for its functioning comes from the Central

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Global Pro-Diet Bars Market 2020 Driving Factors, Industry Growth, Key Vendors and Outcomes of the Five Forces Analysis by 2025

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Sep 23, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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For further clarification, the report segments the market on the basis of geography. This allows the readers to understand the volatile scenario in varying geographies

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What is the Rainbow Diet and why should you try it? Lifestyle expert Dr Rashmi Rai opines

Our lifestyle in this fast-paced era leads to leading a nutrient-deficient diet. We rely on restaurants and fast food to a large extent. At times, our intake of caffeine and sugars is exceedingly high. It is during such times, that we need to review our eating habits, introduce healthy changes and do away with unhealthy foods. 

The ‘Rainbow Diet’ is a nutrient-dense diet that demands us to include fruits and vegetables of all colours. This colourful diet helps build a stronger immune system, helps your body fight existing diseases, and ensures optimum intake of minerals, vitamins, fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.

Let’s dive into what constitutes the Rainbow Diet and what are the benefits of each of these foods.

Red and Pink

Red fruits and vegetables just like its colour helps with healthy heart, healthy blood vessels and healthy skin. It contains powerful nutrients like phytochemicals that are known for their

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One tiny change could help you stick to your diet

Searching for a healthier choice at the grocery store? Look out for food items featuring “front of package” (FOP) nutritional information. Not only are these products usually healthier, but they also appear to motivate their competitors to use healthier ingredients/portions as well.

According to a new study from North Carolina State University, the adoption of these front-facing nutritional labels is associated with better nutritional quality for those foods – and even their competitors.

If you’ve spent any time in a supermarket or convenience store over the past few years you’ve seen some FOP labels. Foods with these labels still include the full spectrum of traditional nutritional information on the back of their packaging, but also feature a few nutritional facts on the front as well. FOP labels are part of “Facts Up Front,” a completely voluntary food industry initiative to be more transparent about ingredients and nutritional quality.

More specifically,

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Dustin Johnson is more meticulous about his diet than you’d think

As an athlete, Dustin Johnson’s diet plays a huge role in his performance.

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Dustin Johnson just finished 12 out of 13 weeks on the road in grand fashion, walking away from East Lake with an extra $15 million in his bank account. 

Of late, Johnson has made the game of golf look video-game easy. But behind the scenes, there’s a lot to his preparation that allows him to put on a show week after week. 

While it helps that Johnson is one of the more athletic people on the planet — you’ve likely heard by now that he can dunk a basketball and free dive from over 50 feet in open water — there’s a lot that goes into keeping him healthy. 

Considering that Johnson spends hours in the gym and on the course, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he

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Is vegan the best diet for Patriots quarterback Cam Newton?

Newton, entering his 10th NFL season and first as the Patriots’ starting quarterback, said he has seen a “remarkable change” in the way his body has responded to his vegan diet.

“God has given me this body and this talent, but at the same time, I have to recover, and staying hydrated and things like that,” said Newton, 31, who was the face of PETA’s “Built like a Vegan” campaign in July. “So [I’m] not trying to eat foods that will inflame my joints. You cannot eat enough green veggies.”

But injuries have mounted the last two years, and Newton is now at a career crossroads, playing on a one-year, minimum-salary contract. There are questions about whether his vegan diet and slimmed-down physique have done him more harm than good.

Newton is hardly unique in adopting a plant-based diet. Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Marcus Mariota, Matthew Stafford, Andrew

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Keto diet could be beneficial for elderly COVID-19 patients

A recent study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine, New York University Langone Health and Washington University School of Medicine, claims that the ketogenic diet (high fat, low carbohydrate diet) is capable of mitigating clinical outcomes of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in elderly people by improving immune-metabolic functions and reducing inflammation. The study is currently available on the bioRxiv* preprint server.

Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, several studies have identified age as the strongest risk factor associated with a high mortality rate in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. In the United States, about 80% of COVID-19 related deaths occurred in people who were more than 65 years old.

In general, the activity of the immune system is compromised in older adults because of age-related impairment in B cell and T cell activation together with inflammasome-induced low-grade systemic inflammation. However, studies investigating COVID-19

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7 Warning Signs You Should Stop the Keto Diet

Unless you’ve been living on a desert island, you’ve probably heard the buzz about the keto diet. This high-fat, low-carb eating plan has gained a major following in the last few years for helping people drop weight fast. In a 2020 survey, 8% of people said they had tried keto in the last year.

Success on a ketogenic diet all comes down to adjusting your metabolism by consuming specific amounts of macronutrients. Getting your calories from 75% fat, 20% protein, and just 5% carbohydrate forces the body to enter a metabolic state called ketosis, in which fat is burned for fuel. It sounds like a weight-loss dream, but this macronutrient-bending eating plan isn’t for everyone. In fact, drastically changing up your macros can result in some pretty unpleasant side effects. Plus, many health professionals have cautioned that keto isn’t a healthy long-term solution for keeping weight off.

How do you

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MassDOT Extending Reading Road Diet Pilot Project

READING, MA — The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is extending the Road Diet Pilot Project on Main Street in Reading. The pilot, which started in April and was originally scheduled to end this fall, will now go through the winter into 2021. MassDOT says the extension will allow for a more comprehensive sampling of data to be collected and evaluated when traffic volumes may be more comparatively aligned with pre-pandemic levels.

The impacts of COVID-19 on traffic volumes and patterns in Reading and across the state have been significant. Although traffic volumes have risen as a result of the phased reopening in Massachusetts, MassDOT wants to make sure that traffic data and public input being collected on the pilot are accurate and representative of future traffic conditions. While the agency expects that final lane configurations will be determined and installed in spring 2021, exact dates will depend on weather and

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