Category Archives: Health

Three Chemicals That Make Us Feel We’re In Love

———————————————————————————————————- Securing Real Love: Three Chemicals That Make Us Feel We’re In Love, 1 of 3 By Athena Staik, Ph.D. ~ 5 min read The science of couples love is a fascinating study of human nature – perhaps at its best and worst. Human beings get unhinged about a lot of things, yet nothing seems … Read More

The most crucial step you can take to lower your risk of heart disease

Lifestyle choices and heart health Heart disease is a debilitating condition for many Americans. It’s the leading cause of death in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Certain risk factors make some people more likely to have heart disease. Risk factors are either modifiable or non-modifiable. Modifiable risk … Read More

I have a sponge at home, in my car and at work because I cannot go without it.

‘My favourite kind of sponge to eat contains holes and is brown in colour; I love the texture.’ When her mother found out she was eating sponge at the age of six, Candice Knox got a hiding and was told to “stop eating the car”, reports the Benoni City Times. The teenager addicted to eating … Read More

10 Ways to Clean the Kitchen with Lemon 13-03-2017

10 Ways to Clean the Kitchen with Lemon Juice Over the past decade, going green has moved from just a clichéd saying to a lifestyle revolution for many Americans. Now that more and more studies are coming out and reconfirming our fears that the cleaning supplies in our homes are basically killing us, it’s time … Read More

Things: You Should Never Mix With Alcohol

10 Things You Should Never Mix With Alcohol by Beth Brindle         Science | Chemical Compounds Pills and whiskey together? Just say no. KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStock/Thinkstock 10 Medications If you’ve ever taken prescription painkillers, antidepressants or certain antibiotics, chances are you’ve seen that familiar warning label: “Do Not Drink Alcoholic Beverages When Taking This Medication.” Many over-the-counter … Read More

What is Food Addiction?

Eating healthy and losing weight seems downright impossible for many people. Despite their best intentions, they repeatedly find themselves eating large amounts of unhealthy foods, despite knowing that it is causing them harm. The truth is… the effects of certain foods on the brain can lead to downright addiction. Food addiction is a very serious … Read More

Mediterranean diet reduce risk of breast cancer by 40 per cent

Mediterranean diet could slash risk of deadly breast cancer by 40pc A diet high in fruit, vegetables and olive oil could stave off heart attacks and strokes Laura Donnelly 6 MARCH 2017 • 6:01 AM Eating a Mediterranean diet can help reduce risk of one of worst types of breast cancer by 40 per cent, … Read More

Digestion needs a lot of energy and blood flow in our body

#1. “Don’t you even think about smoking after dinner, mister!” Smoking is bad enough, but after a meal, it’s ten times the killer. Yep, that’s right! Cigarettes contain at least sixty carcinogens (which, by the way, cause cancer). So, cigarettes are bad for you after meals, and before meals, and in the office hours, and after … Read More

Health: What’s New and Beneficial About Cauliflower

What’s New and Beneficial About Cauliflower Information gathered for a large-scale study called the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) has shown cauliflower to be an especially popular cruciferous vegetable in 10 western European countries, tying for first place with cabbage for the vegetable consumed most frequently. Here is how cauliflower stacked up … Read More

Female genital mutilation has no health benefits for girls and women

Female genital mutilation Fact sheet Updated February 2017 Key facts Female genital mutilation (FGM) includes procedures that intentionally alter or cause injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. The procedure has no health benefits for girls and women. Procedures can cause severe bleeding and problems urinating, and later cysts, infections, as well as … Read More