Reasons to Eat More Carbs (& Calories) at Night

By Rebecca Lewis on May 22, 2015

When you are trying to lose weight, consuming more calories and eating carbs at night may sound counterintuitive. Many health enthusiasts agree that eating bigger meals earlier in the day and less in the afternoon is more advisable for weight loss. And the reason is obvious – by taking majority your calorie consumption earlier, you’d have plenty [Read More…]

12 Foods that Fire Up Your Love Life

By Sharon Moore on May 22, 2015

Many people rely on supplements or drugs to somehow improve their sex life. But food can be a natural and even healthier way to get all the energies running, be in the mood, and boost your libido. Not only do they promote sexual function, these foods can also significantly promote your health. Here are some of the best foods that are good for your sexual he [Read More…]

6 Cancer Facts You Should Know

By Lisa Franchi on May 21, 2015

CANCER. It really is scary. Just the word gives us chills. And it is more common than we think. Statistics show that one in two women, and one in three men will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. In 2011, 331,487 people in the UK were diagnosed with cancer, and the most common types were breast, lung, and prostate and bowel cancer. But cancer is s [Read More…]

What Triggers Binge Eating

By Sharon Moore on May 21, 2015

It is pretty normal to feel hungry than usual after a tough day at the gym, or when you are pregnant or having PMS symptoms. But if you’ve been eating a lot, then something could be wrong. Changes in appetite could be attributed to several factors, such as stress, poor diet, and nutritional imbalances. Below are the most common reasons why you can&rs [Read More…]

What to Do When Your Partner Has Social Anxiety

By Rebecca Lewis on May 20, 2015

Social anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems affecting millions of people worldwide. It is more than ‘shyness’. Social anxiety is the persistent and overwhelming fear of social situations, such as speaking to someone over the phone, attending an event, or even going to public spaces. Whilst it is normal to worry about certain s [Read More…]

Researchers Explain Why Kindness Is Contagious

By Amy Taylor on May 19, 2015

Watching videos of people helping each other gives us a wonderful feeling. Something unexplainable and magical. Scientists call it moral elevation. Such warm, fuzzy feeling helps explain why quite literally, kindness is contagious. The study, published in the Biological Psychiatry, looked at what moral elevation actually looks like in the brain and body. Re [Read More…]

Top 7 Signs Your Health Has Gotten Poorer

By Sharon Moore on May 19, 2015

Health is wealth, as the cliché goes. But sadly, most people don’t act on their health until they have already had a stroke, developed a certain form of cancer, or has been diagnosed with diabetes. Just because you aren’t feeling anything wrong, or you haven’t got a fever or flu for several months now doesn’t mean you are very [Read More…]

Dealing with the Pangs of Regret

By Lisa Franchi on May 18, 2015

Regrets. Most people have it. Lost opportunities and possibilities really give us a heartache, especially by the time we realise that it is too late to go back, or start all over again. That is why most people would deny feelings of regrets. They’d deny experiencing it, even to themselves. Some choose to simply focus on the positive sides of their ch [Read More…]

Great Alternatives to Whey Protein

By Sharon Moore on May 18, 2015

Looking to bulk up your muscles like the MMA fighters you idolise? Bodybuilding is often a tough job. And it isn’t enough that you go to the gym on a regular basis and lift heavy weights. You must also pay close attention to your diet. Whey protein can be life-saving for bodybuilders, as it is an essential nutrient that is needed by your muscles to gr [Read More…]

‘Thrifty’ Metabolism Sabotages Weight Loss

By Amy Taylor on May 15, 2015

You’ve been working out every day, choosing food wisely, and reducing your calorie intake. But still, the figures in your weighing scale haven’t moved even a bit. What could be wrong? According to a new study, the belief that poor metabolism makes weight loss harder is true. The small laboratory study included 12 obese men and women who underwen [Read More…]

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