Lamelle Research Laboratories is a biotechnology research company that manufactures products locally for the South African market and they have just released their latest issue of their magazine Lapelle!! For those of you who don’t know, Lamelle Research Laboratories is a South African biotechnology research company (started 7 years ago) that manufactures products that are innovative […]
We are almost in the middle of May, and winter is poking its head out, slowly! It is still dark at 5:30am, it is cold, and admit it, we are all lazy to get out of bed. The weather can really screw up your weight.
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.
Ladies, I’m sure you’ve been there: you’re not feeling great about yourself so you avoid the mirror. Not forever, but just until you’ve started to feel better. Not wanting to see your reflection is actually pretty common among women, and as long as it’s just an ‘every now and again’ kind of thing, it’s not […]
Have you ever wondered which is the largest organ is in the human body? Going by the surface area, it has to be the skin. It is also the most exposed. Just like every other organ in the body, it needs its share of care and attention to be healthy as well as beautiful. Unhealthy […]
The health benefits associated with laughter are hard to judge scientifically. However, there are still plenty of studies and my personal feelings that have helped me devise the following list. Here are 7 benefits of laughter that anyone has access to.
Here is a list of 25 random things you might not know about the human body, nutrition and exercise, sex, sickness, and health. 1. Rinsing your nose with salt water can help keep you healthy and ward off allergy symptoms. 2.Dogs can smell cancer and low blood sugar. 3.People who enter their home through a door near the […]
Smoking is a popular pastime, but for many people it is a deal breaker when it comes to choosing a partner. Some people actively seek a partner who smokes, while others are completely put off by smoking. If you are a non-smoker, having a partner who smokes may not be an option, while those who […]
Gym goers repent! It’s time for a reform in the way you go about your workouts. Gyms should be pictures of health, sanctuaries of sanity filled with kindred, fitness-minded folks. Unfortunately, at nearly any one you enter anywhere in the country, there are also those who mar the experience for others with their bad behavior. They […]
We all get in a bad mood every now and again. Here are some great foods to eat when you’re having a grouchy moment: Are you stressed? Eat chocolate: Try just a little piece of dark chocolate. Researchers suggest that it has the power to lower the stress hormones cortisol and catecholamines in the body, […]
Orange juice is no better for you than soda pop. So say a growing number of health professionals, who are trying to undo more than half a century of consumer mindshare captured by the citrus industry. A fascinating article in the LA Times brings us the “juicy” details:
How pushing a thought out of consciousness can bring it back with a vengeance. It sometimes feels like our minds are not on the same team as us. I want to go to sleep, but it wants to keep me awake rerunning events from my childhood. I want to forget the lyrics from that stupid […]
While browsing around on the internet (hey, it’s the the only way to spend the day when you’ve still got the spins from the night before), I stumbled across this little tidbit from CNN.com: apparently peeing in the pool grosses people out AND can be detrimental to your health. Oh, and 17% of people polled […]