Category: Health
Health 14:59

Time to cut almost all meat out of our diets, scientists say

An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables...

Health 13:01

Gentle ways to cleanse after a major holiday indulgence

It’s the week of Christmas, and chances are your body is feeling less-than-stellar. If you feasted on tons of Christmas cookies, ham, and the holiday cheese plate, it’s safe to say you may be feeling the need for a reset. The good news is that you don’t have to resort to a crash diet or hours upon...

Health 15:11

Here’s how you can detox yourself after a New Year party

Sumptuous dishes, music, dance and unlimited drinks, one may tend to overeat and hock on foods. This eventually may lead to excessive intake of calories, carbs and unhealthy fats. 2019 has begun! Whether you go for a party outside or just party at home, it is almost impossible to indulge only on nutritious...

Health 14:16

The benefits of giving up alcohol for a month

If you’re giving up alcohol for a month and are wondering what the benefits will be, Priory has outlined the positive changes you can expect to see over the weeks. Week One Better sleep After one week away from alcohol, you may notice that you are sleeping better. When you drink, you typically...

Health 11:46

How to get rid of a cold in just 24 hours

With winter coming, so too is the inevitable common cold that the chilly weather brings with it. Here are some top tips to help you ensure you stay one step ahead and combat your cold in just 24 hours. 1. Drink, Drink, Drink! Keeping hydrated is absolutely vital to help ‘flush’ out the cold,...

Health 15:28

A total of 1,600 people die from air pollution each year in Macedonia (video)

Eco-Activists – Clean Air Movement and Children’s Embassy Megjashi released a promotional video entitled “You have the right to breathe clean! Are you going to do anything about it?” The video says that about 1,600 people die annually in Macedonia as a consequence of air pollution....

Health 15:16

Psychopaths are more likely to drink their coffee black, study finds

If you like your coffee black rather than all milky, foamy and syrupy then many will say you’re simply drinking it as it’s meant to be drunk. However, if you have a fondness for the bitter tipple then it could be a sign that you’re a psychopath, according to research. Scientists studying...

Health 09:59

Cancer-killing treatment approved in Australia

Cancer patients can look forward to a revolutionary new cancer therapy that promises to supercharge immune cells to hunt and destroy cancer cells, Daily Mail reported. The new drug, heralded as a new era in medicine, was approved last week for Australian patients with aggressive blood cancers. Up until...

Health 16:04

Health warning as slime predicted to be Christmas best-seller

Slime, the sticky child’s toy predicted to be a Christmas best-seller, has been identified as a health risk. Nearly half – or six out of 13 – products offered by stores were found to contain potentially harmful levels of boron, according to the consumer watchdog Which?, The Daily Mail reported. Over-exposure...

Health 15:09

New research exposes the effects of air pollution on your kidneys

Studies have already confirmed the link between air pollution and respiratory health. Exposure to polluted air increases a person’s risk of developing respiratory problems like asthma and organ inflammation, along with other life-threatening conditions. However, data from a recent study suggests that...

Health 15:47

Minerals that a human body needs

Most of us take our bodies for granted, but if you stop to think about it the human body performs amazing feats every day. The millions of tiny cells in your body require essential nutrients to grow, develop and work together in perfect harmony. These essential nutrients, those that your body needs but...

Health 15:34

What are the benefits of brown sugar vs. white sugar?

You might place raw brown sugar instead of refined white sugar in your shopping cart, feeling virtuous, thinking you’re buying a healthier sugar for your family. Unfortunately, brown sugar, whether raw or refined, has little to recommend it over white sugar in the health department. Brown sugar’s...

Health 15:13

Why the lesser-known vitamin F is important?

Beauty experts have revealed why the lesser-known vitamin F is essential for plump and glowing skin. Dr Imogen Bexfield, who runs White Swan Aesthetics in London, explained how the vitamin, known as linoleic acid, helps keep the skin hydrated. She added that vitamin F also has anti-inflammatory properties,...