Backed by Science: One Powerful Trick to Double Your Chances for Success

By Lisa Franchi on February 16, 2016

We all have goals in life. Whatever your goal is - short-term or long-term - one of the biggest challenges towards achieving it is lack of motivation. Most experts agree that willpower is like a muscle. It gets drained with frequent use. So how do you keep yourself focused towards your goals? According to new research, it could be as simple as stating your i [Read More…]

Mindfulness Practice Can Boost Your Self-Control

By Rebecca Lewis on February 15, 2016

Self-control is central to getting rid of unhealthy habits and forming healthy ones. But many people fell short of this very important quality. And if you’re one of them - don’t fret. There is something you can do to strengthen your willpower. And it wouldn’t cost you a thing. According to new research, you just have to be mindful.  N [Read More…]

Oversleeping? 5 Major Health Risks You Should Consider

By Sharon Moore on February 15, 2016

We hear about the many health risks associated with lack of sleep. We’ve heard it being associated with depression, obesity, dementia and other chronic illnesses. But what about oversleeping? As it turns out, it does have some undesirable consequences too.  If you sleep a little more during weekends, that’s fine. But if you tend to overslee [Read More…]

Caffeine May Be Good For Your Heart Too, Research Says

By Amy Taylor on February 12, 2016

According to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, caffeinated drinks may be not so bad for our heart. In fact, it can actually bring us cardiovascular health benefits.  It has long been believed that downing on a strong coffee in the morning can trigger dangerous heart palpitations. But the new study suggests that it can delive [Read More…]

Can a Mum Pass Depression to Her Daughter?

By Lisa Franchi on February 12, 2016

A new study has shown for the first time that a structure of the brain circuitry known as corticolimbic system - is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters than from mothers to sons or from fathers to children of either gender.    Said part of the brain governs emotional regulation and processing and plays a role in mood disorders [Read More…]

New Research Reveals Why Diets Never Work

By Rebecca Lewis on February 11, 2016

We are all made to believe that some foods are fattening and some aren’t. While this is true, in terms of weight loss, things might be a little different. According to a ground-breaking research from Weizmann Institute in Tel Aviv, people’s bodies react very differently to the same foods.  This may be why some people stay stubbornly heavy h [Read More…]

Amazing Health Wonders of Blackcurrants

By Sharon Moore on February 11, 2016

Blackcurrants are tart berries that are native to Northern Europe and Asia. Their deep purple colour demonstrates their wonderful health benefits. More than being a rich source of vitamin C, blackcurrants provide so much more - from cutting your diabetes risk to protecting you from cancer. Blackcurrant and Diabetes   Just recently, a team of rese [Read More…]

Intestinal Neurons Help Inflammation in Our Immune System in Check

By Amy Taylor on February 05, 2016

New research from Rockefeller University suggests that neurons play a role in protecting intestinal tissue from over-inflammation. The findings may help health experts develop better treatments for gastrointestinal diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome.  There are many types of immune cells present in the intestinal issue. Some of them are the Lami [Read More…]

Five Hobbies that Make You Sharper & Better

By Sharon Moore on February 05, 2016

Do you always forget your car keys? Do you always have troubles memorising? Do you have problems squeezing out your creative juices? Don’t worry. No matter what age you are, you can still significantly improve your brain power. While your diet plays a major role in enhancing your brain health, what you do on a daily basis does have a significant impact [Read More…]

Great Foods for Better Sex

By Lisa Franchi on February 04, 2016

If you’re looking to put back the sizzle in your sex life, adopting a healthy lifestyle is a must. It is not enough that you just work out. You should also pay attention to your diet. And when it comes to food, there are certain choices that can really set you in the mood and take your sex life to the next level. Here they are:  Avocado  Av [Read More…]

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