It takes 2 to start a family….Close to 10 percent of all couples experience infertility at some point, with male infertility contributing to half of all couple’s fertility problems. Without us even knowing it, our lifestyle can affect male fertility, here’s how: Stress – It lowers testosterone Alcohol – It can destroy the hormones that […]
We recently watched a documentary called Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. It’s about a guy named Joe Cross who was 45kg overweight and suffered from a debilitating autoimmune disease. Joe decided to trade his typical junk food diet, to only drinking fresh fruit and vegetable juice for 60 days, to get rid of all the […]
If your health isn’t enough to make you stop smoking, then the health of your baby should be. Smoking during pregnancy affects you and your baby’s health before, during, and after your baby is born.
With the festive season around the corner, new research suggests a simple way to avoid packing on a few holiday kilo’s: eat more slowly. Heavier people eat faster than slim ones, and men chow down faster than women, two new studies find.
How to boost energy is a question many of us ask ourselves. We all feel the strain of everyday life; not enough sleep, too much work. However we need to learn of some ways of how to boost energy levels in our bodies that are not time consuming – let’s face it, none of us […]
Women who smoke cigarettes are more likely to develop heart disease than men who smoke, with the risk for women increasing every year that they smoke, according to a study. The authors, led by Rachel Huxley of the University of Minnesota, reviewed studies published between 1966 and 2010 on 2.4 million people, including 44,000 cardiac […]
Sharpen up with these top mind-boosters Best For Healthier Brain Matter… Fish Oil Omega-3s nourish the mind’s communication strands. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recommends 400mg of fish oil capsules a day. Best For Writing Tests… Creatine “Creatine increases the amount of energy that is available to the brain for computational tasks, improving general […]
According to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, almost half the populates of some countries have toked up at some point in their lives, whether it’s legal or not to do so. Let’s take a trip across the globe to see which countries weigh in with the greatest stashes of pot smokers.
Eating small meals throughout the day is much better for the body than eating 3 large meals. Not only will you feel fitter and more energized, you will also be able to lose excess fat and maintain a lean body. Here is a sample meal plan for eating 5 times a day.
“You are what you eat.” Hokey? Sure. True? Absolutely. And, if your complexion’s not its best, embarking on a healthy skin diet is one thing that experts agree can really help make a difference — especially where keeping wrinkles at bay is concerned. (There are also foods that can ward off acne.)
Where do we go, when there’s a need to be loved like we need to be loved?This is a question that was brought up by then R&B singing sensation Vanessa Williams in her 1992 hit song and surreal music video ‘The Comfort Zone.’ Decades before ‘Single ladies‘ became the ultimate women’s anthem, Vanessa Williams was […]
Everybody knows that there are certain foods you simply should not eat at night … and I confess, I’m guilty of eating many of them anyway. A momentary lapse is forgivable, but some foods really should not ever be eaten before you go to bed at night. Before you decide on your next bedtime snack, […]
Donald Trump is not just a famous personality. He is one of the most important real estate developers in the US as well as an author, a television personality and a socialite. He has climbed the social and economic ladder with great panache. Here is a list of top 10 unique facts about Donald Trump.
You know that time you stubbed your toe and the blinding pain caused you to shout a string of choice words that would make your mother cringe? Turns out you weren’t being rude — you were easing the pain.
When Lucy Johnstone began working in mental health nearly 20 years ago, bipolar disorder — or manic depression as it was known then — made up a small fraction of her workload. ‘Now, every other referral is someone with suspected bipolar disorder,’ says Johnstone, a consultant clinical psychologist for Cwm Taf Health Board in Wales. […]