10 Reasons to Eat More Carrots Carrots are more than a tasty addition to soups, salads and juices. They are also good for your body’s overall health, especially that of the skin, eyes, digestive system and teeth! So if the sweet flavor isn’t enough, enjoy…

The liver is a vital organ only found in vertebrates. In humans, it is located in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, below the diaphragm. The liver has a wide range of functions, including detoxification of various metabolites, protein synthesis, and the production of…

They’ve been with you since before you were born, but how much do you really know about the lines and ridges on your fingers, palms, and feet?   1. THEY’RE THE RESULT OF A STRUGGLE. Human skin has several layers, and each layer has sub-layers.…

Home Remedies for Foot Odor   Foot odor or smelly feet, technically known as bromhidrosis, can be really embarrassing for those suffering from this problem. This usually occurs when your feet sweat and the sweat does not evaporate because you are wearing shoes or socks.…

7 Science-Based Health Benefits of Drinking Enough Water By Joe Leech, Dietitian | Our bodies are around 60% water, give or take. It is commonly recommended to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day (the 8×8 rule). Although there is little science behind this specific rule, staying hydrated…

Sitting Up Straight Is Bad: The Right Way to Sit at a Desk Growing up, we were told to “sit up straight” — not because it’s better for our health, but because it looks more productive. As it turns out, sitting up straight (i.e. 90-degree…

SALT USES & TIPS SALT USES & TIPS The most familiar use of salt undoubtedly is as a vital element to the cooking and preparing of great-tasting food. We keep salt within reach in the kitchen and at the table as a flavor enhancer. Salt…

An overview of 10 home food preservation methods from ancient to modern Most of us have probably thrown out food due to spoilage, but regularly doing this is terribly wasteful and expensive. Thankfully, you can safely preserve the quality of your food and make it…

What is a heart attack? Your heart muscle needs oxygen to survive. A heart attack occurs when the blood flow that brings oxygen to the heart muscle is severely reduced or cut off completely (View an animation of blood flow). This happens because coronary arteries…

Health benefits of watermelon The health benefits of watermelon include the prevention of kidney disorders, high blood pressure, the prevention of cancer, diabetes, heart disease, heat stroke, macular degeneration and impotence. The question is, why is there so much craze for the watermelon? At first…