The common belief is that tasty foods are unhealthy and cause weight gain but new research challenges this perception.
Tasty foods such as potato chips, chocolate chip cookies and sweetened condensed milk may not promote long-term overeating and obesity. Continue reading The Biggest Myth About Tasty Foods — Debunked! →
High levels of magnesium can decrease the chance of serious conditions such as anxiety, diabetes, blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.
Magnesium in general is vital in humans since it is involved in different functions such as protein production, synthesis of DNA and carbohydrate metabolism. Continue reading 11 Ways Low Magnesium Levels Are Dangerous →
If you are worried about your waistline then eating sweet potato pies through the holiday season might not be a good idea, but the cooking water could reduce your waistline.
Sweet potatoes are a good source of dietary fibre and nutrients such as manganese, vitamin A, vitamin B5, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. Continue reading The Cooking Water From Sweet Potatoes Helps Weight Loss →
Many people of different ages suffer from rough, dry skin, dry patches, eczema and psoriasis.
As winter comes the conditions gets worse, but there are ways and treatments to keep your dry skin healthy and ease any problems. Continue reading Dry Skin: 8 Ways To Make It Soft And Healthy In The Winter →
Missing just one to two hours of the recommended seven hours sleep at night will double your chances of a car crash next day.
Drivers who sleep less than five hours daily are at 4 times the crash risk. Continue reading Only One Hour Less Sleep Doubles Drivers Crash Risk →
Unlike meat-based food, there is no doubt that a plant-based diet is good for the planet, but can a vegetarian diet offer a nutritionally adequate diet and additional health benefits?
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, in their new update, claim that “appropriately planned” vegetarian and vegan diets are suitable for everybody. Continue reading Vegetarian Diets: A Healthier Way Of Protecting Against Certain Diseases →
Playing certain sports gives more health benefits than others.
We all know that physical activities can improve our quality of life: they improve mental health, increase fitness and longevity. Continue reading The Best Sport For Cutting The Risk Of Death Nearly 50% →
Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for the vibrant colours in many fruits and vegetables. They may help to enhance cognition.
New research has found that carotenoids can enhance cognition.
Continue reading The Next 9 Foods You Should Eat To Enhance Cognition →
Your first type of childhood flu can predict the chance of survival in an outbreak of the flu virus in later life.
Our immune system in general can fight infection or deal with influenza, even though we experience some distress for some time. Continue reading Your Birth Year Predicts The Chances Will Get A Nasty Flu →
Women of normal weight who frequently yo-yo diet are three and a half times more likely to have a sudden cardiac death, a new study reveals.
Yo-yo dieting or weight cycling has dangerous effects on health — and especially the heart — whether you are normal weight or not. Continue reading Yo-Yo Dieting Increases Risk Of Dying From Heart Disease By 66% →