It’s Not Technology Addiction; It’s Technology ‘Obsession’, Experts Say

By Lisa Franchi on February 22, 2017

Many people can’t live a day without checking their computers or mobile phones. We call them ‘technology addicts’. But it’s not actually addiction that they are experiencing. According to a new study, it’s called technology obsession.  According to psychologist Larry Rosen, co-author of the study, there’s a stark dif [Read More…]

Seven Habits You Can Do Daily to Easily Boost Your Mood

By Rebecca Lewis on February 21, 2017

Even highly optimistic people feel discouraged and low at times. There’s nothing really wrong with feeling sad. It’s natural. But if you are feeling more sad than happy, you should start doing something about it. But sometimes, negative emotions arise from our habits. Here are some habits you can start doing today to boost your mood and make you [Read More…]

Exercising Alone is Not Enough to Lose Weight, Experts Say

By Sharon Moore on February 20, 2017

Exercising but not following a healthy may not help you lose or even just maintain your weight, according to new research. This means that lack of physical activity, alone, is not the reason for the rising rate of obesity in the world, scientists claim.  The study was carried out by researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. [Read More…]

Low-Calorie, Low-Sugar Breakfast Ideas for a Healthy Gut

By Amy Taylor on February 17, 2017

What’s your usual breakfast? If you’re like most people, it’s probably cereals. While cereals seem like an easy, filling meal to jumpstart the day, it may not be a healthy option. This traditional breakfast option contains loads of sugar, which is not good for your gut. You know too well that sugar is a health wrecker. Sugar feeds bad bacte [Read More…]

Working from Home May Lead to More Stress, Study Reveals

By Lisa Franchi on February 17, 2017

Working from home may appear like a better way to earn money. It gives you a great opportunity to earn more without the hassle of commute and noisy officemates. But there’s another side of the coin. According to a new study, working remotely can lead to unpaid overtime, insomnia, and stress. The report, carried out by the United Nations Internationa [Read More…]

Sleeping Pills Found to Contain Dangerous Levels of Deadly Chemical

By Rebecca Lewis on February 16, 2017

People who rely on sleeping tablets are faced with serious health consequences. That’s because potentially dangerous levels of serotonin were found in 26% of melatonin supplements. Excessive serotonin puts people at risk of life-threatening serotonin syndrome.  High levels of the sleep-regulating hormone can cause seizures, a high fever and even [Read More…]

Dietary Tips to Effectively Cope with Migraine

By Sharon Moore on February 16, 2017

For most migraine sufferers, they know how what pain really is. It’s not only headache. It’s a terrible headache plus nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound. All these symptoms can really drain your energy and prevent you from having a nice, productive day. Even worse, for some people, migraine attacks can last for more than a day. [Read More…]

Scientists Reveal Why Olive Oil Is Good for the Heart

By Amy Taylor on February 15, 2017

You know that olive oil is good for your body, especially your heart. But did you know why it is so? According to a Spanish study, a Mediterranean diet tied with olive oil is beneficial to the heart because it helps maintain healthy blood flow and clear debris from arteries.  For the study, the research team examined data of 296 older adults (66 years [Read More…]

Easy Ways to Reduce Belly Fat Fast

By Lisa Franchi on February 15, 2017

We all get embarrassed by excess fats in our body, especially those thriving in our midsection. We call them ‘belly fats’. And it isn’t just irritating. Studies show that people who carry a lot of weight in their midsection are at an increased risk of heart disease and other chronic illnesses. And if you think that core exercises like squa [Read More…]

Ways to Love Yourself Even More this Valentine’s Day

By Rebecca Lewis on February 14, 2017

The Valentine’s season reminds us of beautiful, fragrant flowers, sweets, chocolates, wine, luxurious dates, and romantic moments with our special someone. Why not? After all, Valentine’s all about showing and giving love.  But as a popular song goes ‘learning to love yourself… is the greatest love of all’, we should neve [Read More…]

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