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…]

Fasting Boosts Fat Burning, Study Finds

By Sharon Moore on February 14, 2017

There are many ways to burn body fats. You can try working out and of course, reducing your calorie intake. But the latter can be tougher for many people. Well, here’s what scientists found: you can actually burn more fats even if you have the same calorie consumption - by eating between 8 am to 2 pm only.  Researchers from the University of Alab [Read More…]

Natural Ways to Overcome Adrenal Fatigue

By Amy Taylor on February 13, 2017

Are you always feeling tired and sluggish? Do you always need a cup of coffee to start your day right? Does it take you close to an hour before you finally get up from bed in the morning? Even if you have slept for eight hours, do you still feel like you need more sleep?  If your answer to all these questions is a ‘yes’, chances are, you co [Read More…]

Researchers Reveal One Easy Trick to Remembering Anything

By Lisa Franchi on February 13, 2017

Do you easily forget anything? From your car keys to the topic you just learned at school? Many students struggle at retaining information. Well, your brain’s not to blame. With the tons of information it absorbs every day, remembering every detail can indeed be a challenge.  But here’s a super easy trick: share that knowledge to someone el [Read More…]

Couples who Burn 587 Calories a Day are less Likely to Fight, Research Says

By Rebecca Lewis on February 10, 2017

Burning calories in the gym or undertaking some physical activity like brisk walking, swimming or cycling can save you from bringing negative vibes and frustrations in the office at home, new research suggests. For the study, the researchers tracked the sleep patterns and daytime physical movements of 118 MBA students with full-time jobs. They found that th [Read More…]

Lack of Physical Activity in Children Can Lead to Stiffened Arteries

By Sharon Moore on February 09, 2017

Stiffened arteries are a known and common cause of heart attack and stroke, and are often evident in overweight adults. But a new study found that stiffened arteries can appear among children as young as six who lack physical activity. Alongside poor diet, this raises their risk of suffering from heart attack and stroke as they grow older, according to the [Read More…]

Myths and Facts about Suicide

By Amy Taylor on February 09, 2017

About ten in 100,000 people commit suicide in the UK. The highest suicide rate was in 2014, when 26 every 100,000 took their own lives. For many people, resorting to substance and alcohol abuse is their way to cope with their mental health problems. But some go to the extreme and choose to end their life. Even some of the famous people in the world, leaders [Read More…]

A healthy Work Limit is 39 Hours per Week, Experts Say

By Lisa Franchi on February 07, 2017

Working for more than 39 hours per week can pose serious damage to your physical and mental health, a new study suggests. The research was based on the data gathered from about 8,000 Australian adults who took part in the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey. The new findings revealed that work limit for a healthy life should [Read More…]

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