Category Archives: Health

Fizzy Drinks With High-Protein Foods Lead to More Fat Storage

Fizzy Drinks With High-Protein Foods Lead to More Fat Storage

Sugary or fizzy drinks have been under the scanner of health scientists for quite some time now. Sugary beverage intake is receiving a lot of attention lately as a major cause of several serious diseases like weight gain, obesity, diabetes

Alcohol Intake After Studying Improves Memory

Alcohol Intake After Studying Improves Memory

If you often forget what you have recently learnt, here’s a simple solution. Have a drink immediately after studying! This is conclusion of a new UK study. Conventional wisdom says that too much drinking can lead to a poor health,

Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Cause Obesity, Heart Disease

Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Cause Obesity, Heart Disease

Artificial sweeteners are once again under the scanner of health scientists. The use of different sweet substitutes for sugar, such as aspartame, saccharin, sucralose and stevia, by children and adults has soared in recent years. Several studies, mainly conducted on

Daily Intake of Tomatoes May Protect Against Skin Cancer

Daily Intake of Tomatoes May Protect Against Skin Cancer

The benefits of consuming tomatoes everyday are impressive. As the proportion of this plant food in the healthy diet increases, the chances of developing chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer go down. Making an important addition to its

Drinking While Pregnant Can Hurt Future Generations

Drinking While Pregnant Can Hurt Future Generations

Moms-to-be, take note! Yet another study came out today reminding us to completely abstain from alcohol during pregnancy, warning that drinking while pregnant could hurt your future generations. Researchers at the University of California Riverside learned in their study that

Drinking a Few Cups of Coffee a Day May Add Years to Your Life

Drinking a Few Cups of Coffee a Day May Add Years to Your Life

Coffee has been touted for years as a way for people to stay awake and alert, in addition to boosting their stamina. What’s more, this dark black beverage has been proved to confer a number of health benefits, ranging from

Too Many Birth Control Pills Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Too Many Birth Control Pills Increase Breast Cancer Risk

A stupendous number of women around the world use contraceptive pills, most commonly known as birth control pills, to have sex without the risk of getting pregnant, or to avoid unwanted pregnancy. Some previously published population studies have linked use

Mums-to-be, Be Alert! Too Much Sugar May Up Your Child’s Asthma Risk

sugar intake during pregnancy

What a woman eats during her pregnancy period is widely believed to have an impact on her health as well as her child’s growth and development in the womb, or even affect the baby’s food preferences in adulthood. Adding more

Drink Mineral Water to Get Calcium For Your Body

mineral water and calcium

Researchers in Germany have found a natural yet effective way to get enough calcium for the body along with milk and other dairy products. Drinking mineral water can fulfil our body’s daily calcium requirement, found a team of researchers at

Smelling Your Food Could Lead to Weight Gain

smelling food could lead to weight gain

It may sound weird for some people, but a mouse study by US researchers suggests that smelling your food can make you fat! The mouse study conducted at the University of California, Berkeley revealed that obese mice who were genetically