Top 8 Reasons to Love Celery (Other than Weight Loss)

By Amy Taylor on October 15, 2015

When it comes to health foods, celery is one of the least talked about vegetables. But did you know that it is actually one of the healthiest? We often hear about apple, broccoli, lemon, kale and spinach as the best foods for weight loss and disease reduction. But we should not forget about celery too. After reading this article, you are sure to love this su [Read More…]

Ground-breaking Study Could Pave Way to HIV Cure

By Rebecca Lewis on October 14, 2015

Researchers from Oxford University found that the way a patient’s immune system responds to HIV infection could offer clues as to whether they will go on to achieve remission after drug treatment. The breakthrough sheds light to the existence of ’post-treatment control’ - the phenomenon wherein the virus remains undetectable in some patient [Read More…]

Snacking Tips for a Healthier and Fitter You

By Lisa Franchi on October 13, 2015

What’s your favourite snack? Snacking has been part of our culture. Whether it’s that sinful ice cream, fries or cookies, or the healthy ones like fruit and granola bar - we all crave for a good and really filling snack. But when done the wrong way, snacking can actually sabotage our efforts to lose weight and be healthier. So we got some great s [Read More…]

From Fear to Anger : Ways Negative Emotions Affect Your Behaviour

By Sharon Moore on October 11, 2015

Emotions - good or bad - play a big role in your mental health. Whether it’s anger, fear, joy or gladness, each of the emotions we experience have a purpose. However, when not handled well, they could backfire and put our mental health in danger. Your emotions impact how you think and behave. So understanding your emotions is very much important. F [Read More…]

Amazing Benefits of Digital Detox

By Lisa Franchi on October 11, 2015

Is your mobile phone the first thing you check in the morning? Do you compulsively check your emails? Do you find yourself browsing your newsfeed while having dinner with your partner, friends or family, or when you are attending a special event? We all live in a modern world where computers and mobile phones are a huge part of our daily living. But while s [Read More…]

Food that burns more fat

By Rebecca Lewis on October 08, 2015

Trying to lose weight fast? Did you know that certain foods have high thermogenic effect? Yes. And these foods burn more calories than you think. Adding them in your diet can have significant benefits on your weight loss journey.   Whole Grains   Whole grains have double the amount of fibre than plain starches. Instead of white breads and pastr [Read More…]

Too much anger can kill you, Study says

By Rebecca Lewis on October 08, 2015

Have short temper? It’s time that you explore strategies to loosen up a bit when stressful moments strike. New research shows getting angry may actually shorten your lifespan.   In the latest study, scientists found that men who had admitted they had a short fuse when questioned around the age of 35 were more likely to be dead 35 years later tha [Read More…]

Avocado Seed makes up the most of its Nutritional Benefits, Studies Shows

By Amy Taylor on October 07, 2015

Yes.  Avocado may be the healthiest food in the world. But most of its nutrients are found on the seed - the part that always ends up in the trash bin. Also called pips or stones - the seeds make up 70 percent of the nutritional benefit of an entire avocado. Some doctors say that amount of good fats and nutrients in the avocado seed can help lower ch [Read More…]

Exercises that are as Good as Running

By Amy Taylor on October 07, 2015

Physical activity has a great role to play when it comes to weight loss. Fortunately, it comes in so many forms and one of the best is running. With this exercise, you don’t need expensive gym equipment. All you need is a good pair of quality running shoes. But it’s not every day that you find the time and opportunity to go out and run. Think abo [Read More…]

Childhood Trauma May Increase Risk of Heart Disease for a Lifetime, Study Finds

By Amy Taylor on October 01, 2015

People who have experienced trauma during childhood are more likely to develop heart problems, stroke and diabetes, according to new research. The new study involved 6,700 people from age 7 through age 42. Researchers assessed the participants’ levels of psychological stress at six different times. At 7, 11 and 16 years of age, teachers rated particip [Read More…]

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