Foods that cause hormonal imbalance

Special creams and soaps may temporarily relieve acne breakouts. What you eat will determine the outcome of your skin. In short, the foods you eat can either disrupt your hormones and cause inflammation, or help balance your hormones and soothe irritation.

What body pains are telling you

* Shoulders. If you are experiencing pain in your shoulders, it means that someone is putting pressure on you or you may be indecisive by nature aside from carrying a heavy bag. That is why it is important to share your problems and dilemmas with your loved ones in order to relieve stress.

Work less to cut stroke risk

A second analysis of data from 17 studies included nearly 529,000 men and women who were followed for an average of more than seven years. It found that those who worked 55 hours or more a week were one-third more likely to suffer a stroke than those who worked the standard number of hours.

Signs your arteries may be clogged

What’s in the Western diet? It is a diet full of fatty and sugary foods, such as burgers, fries and soda. Western diet are high in saturated fats, red meats, ‘empty’ carbohydrates, junk foods and low in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, seafood and poultry.

Reasons why mosquitoes bite you

* Pregnancy. A Sudanese study found that pregnant women are nearly twice as likely to be bitten compared to non-pregnant women. Researchers suggest this may be due to specific pregnancy-related substances that are released in your breath and skin. Pregnant women also naturally produce more carbon dioxide and their body temperature is higher, which could add to their mosquito attraction.

Liquid biopsy: Less invasive test to track, treat cancer

WHEN a patient has a suspicious lump or shows cancer symptoms, one of the first things a doctor can perform is a tissue biopsy. This procedure collects cells for a closer examination to determine if cancer is indeed present, indicate what type it is, and provide clues on the course the disease is likely to take (prognosis) – which in turn, impacts the treatment the patient will receive.

Signs your liver is ‘tired’

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.

Popular street foods around the world Pinoys love to eat

* Kebab and shawarma. Grilling a vertical spit of stacked meat slices, and cutting it off as it cooks, first appeared in the 19th century in Ottoman Turkey, where it was known as döner kebap. This food was first presented by Turkish immigrants in Berlin in the 1970s. The rotating kebab with ingredients of sliced lamb, beef, or chicken, is slowly roasted on a vertical rotating spit. Shawarma is one of the world’s most popular street foods, especially in Egypt and the countries of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula. Today’s shawarma may also be chicken, turkey, beef, or veal.

Egg consumption does not increase risk of stroke – study

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.