One-Third of Global Population are Obese, Major Study Finds

By Sharon Moore on June 15, 2017

Nearly a third of the world’s population is now overweight or obese, according to the latest research. Experts said obesity has become a ’rising pandemic’ and a ’disturbing global public health crisis’, which is leading to booming rates of diabetes and heart disease.  The major study, which looked at data from 195 countrie [Read More…]

New Research Investigates How Yoga Promotes Happiness

By Amy Taylor on June 14, 2017

You know that yoga is good for you. It stretches your muscles, corrects your posture, and boosts your blood flow. More than that, yoga makes you happy too. Yes. That’s because of the practice’s psychological benefits. Yoga for mental health Yoga is an ancient technique that involves held poses, regulated breathing and meditation techniques. Nu [Read More…]

Sustainable Habits that Make You Fitter and Better

By Rebecca Lewis on June 13, 2017

Eat well and get active. These are the magic habits we should all be adopting right now. But just like what they say – it’s easier said than done. Because if it is, then obesity, diabetes and heart disease will not be at their highest rates right now.  Fortunately, there’s an easier path to health and wellness. Here are habits that yo [Read More…]

New Research Says Aspirin May Not Be Helpful in Preventing Atherosclerosis

By Lisa Franchi on June 12, 2017

Many people rely on aspirins to maintain normal functioning of their cardiovascular system. But according to the latest research, aspirin may provide little or no benefit for certain patients who have plaque build-up in their arteries. For the study, researchers at the University of Florida Health tracked 33,000 patients with atherosclerosis – a condi [Read More…]

Five Easy Ways to Beat Sugar Addiction

By Sharon Moore on June 09, 2017

Sugar is everywhere. From condiments and sauces to processed meat, canned goods, cereals and breakfast meals, and many others. But the thing is that you don’t always realise that it’s there. Sugar has always been part of food history. From very young kids to the elderly, very few of us hate the taste of sugar. Unfortunately, our ever-growing lov [Read More…]

Damaged REM Cells Linked to Brain Disorders

By Amy Taylor on June 08, 2017

Researchers from the University of Toronto found that a specific group of cells in the brain stem is responsible for controlling dreaming sleep, also called Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep. Furthermore, they discovered that damage to those cells could lead to a sleeping disorder called REM Behaviour Disorder (RBD), which makes a person act out violent dreams. [Read More…]

Food Thoughts that Sabotage Your Health

By Rebecca Lewis on June 07, 2017

For most people, food is a source of energy which they need to go through each day. But for some, food is a comforting friend, a boredom fix, a reward, a punishment, and an enemy. In whatever way you perceive food, it can have a big impact on your health. Food as comfort. Emotional eating is a common problem which adults and teens deal with. It happens whe [Read More…]

Can a 70-Year Old Have a Heart of 20? New Research Says It’s Possible

By Lisa Franchi on June 07, 2017

Age doesn’t matter. You can be as healthy as a 20-year old even if you’re already in your 70s. That’s the latest findings by a group of researchers at Boston University. They found that positive habits such as being physically active, eating well and not smoking increase the health of our blood vessels by up to 10 times.  As we age, o [Read More…]

Stiper Therapy Facial Cosmetic Treatment

By Selena Joy Lovett on June 06, 2017

This fabulous and easy treatment works wonders!  Instantly improving your face making you look radiant!     This treatment visibly relaxes your face, releases tensions, tightens your face - lifts hooded eyes and sagginess around the jaw line and reduces wrinkles. Stiper facial works energetically throughout the body. It is also able to impro [Read More…]

Habits that Make You Age Faster

By Sharon Moore on June 05, 2017

We can’t defy the ageing process. We will get old someday. But this doesn’t mean we can’t slow down the process, does it? If you are guilty of any of the following habits, you are just making yourself age faster. You love sweets. If you rarely pass up dessert, you are just adding more years to your face. Sugar does not only make you gain [Read More…]

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