Signs your liver is ‘tired’

June 01, 2019
Unhealthy eating including binge drinking weakens the liver over time, and it become sluggish because of too much toxins, unable to get rid all the food toxins you’ve take. When this happens, the toxins that were not flushed out will be stored in fat cells, mostly in the belly area.

Egg consumption does not increase risk of stroke – study

May 25, 2019
Findings from earlier studies addressing the association of dietary cholesterol or egg intake with the risk of stroke have been contradictory. Some studies have found an association between high dietary cholesterol intake and an increased risk of stroke, while others have associated the consumption of eggs, which are high in cholesterol, with a reduced risk of stroke.

Foods to eat to ward off mosquitoes

May 24, 2019
* Foods with vitamin B1. Anecdotal evidence suggests that vitamin B1, also called thiamine, can help deter mosquitoes. Many people have experienced a benefit of either using vitamin B1 supplements or eating foods high in vitamin B1. Unfortunately, research has not been able to support these claims.

Would you study harder or smarter?

May 23, 2019
* Feed your brain and stay healthy. Eat well. Good brain food includes fish, nuts, blueberries and yoghurt. Get enough sleep, and plan in some active time to keep fit. Oxygen also helps your memory and concentration, so take a break and get some fresh air. Many people have their best ideas away from their desk, so if you’re really stuck for words just get outside and run around the park.

How real sunscreen protects your skin

May 18, 2019
People with sensitive skin or children tend to tolerate physical sunscreens (which tend to come out white, and contain either zinc oxide or titanium dioxide that sit on the skin) slightly better than chemical ones, as these are less likely to cause skin reactions such as dermatitis.

Be wary of poor quality lotions

May 03, 2019
* Colorings and perfumes. Whether you want to moisturize dry skin, sensitive skin, or something in between, most experts suggest avoiding unnecessary and potentially irritating ingredients, like added colors and perfumes. Antibacterial agents can also be unnecessarily harsh, stripping skin of essential oils.

How cats help guide you to healthier habits

April 27, 2019
* Purring helps you heal faster. Studies reveal cats don’t just purr when they are happy; felines do this when they are in pain too. The question of why has been a big issue among researchers. Some findings indicate that a cat’s purr may have healing abilities—and this applies to humans, too. If you have an injury and need to mend your bones, petting a cat and the sound of its purring might help you heal faster. If you pay enough attention to your feline friends, you might have noticed that after having a tough day, cats tend to purr a lot. This was also seen as a cat’s way to heal itself.

Why bad diet is as fatal as smoking

April 09, 2019
According to researchers, bad diet consists of low consumption of whole grains, nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables, Omega-3, fiber, legumes (beans, such as chickpeas, kidney beans, pintos, etc.), calcium, milk, polyunsaturated fats, and high consumption of sodium, processed meat, trans fat (French fries and fried foods), sweetened beverages, and red meat.

Keep your skin safe under the sun

March 27, 2019
* Sunburn. In case you get sunburn and swelling, an aspirin or ibuprofen will help you reduce pain and swelling. Next, do a milk compress by soaking a washcloth in a bowl of ice-cold whole milk. Do not use skim milk. Then drape it over the burn until the cloth loses the cold temperature. Sooner you will feel relief.

Zinc helps zap bladder infection bacteria

March 20, 2019
They said zinc not only fights E. coli, it also fights Mycobacterium tuberculosis (the bacteria that causes tuberculosis), Salmonella (the bacteria that causes food poisoning) and Streptococcus (the bacteria that causes strep throat). That means, making sure your body has enough zinc is critical to fighting off more than just UTIs.