health

Tomatoes have the power to ward off skin cancer risk

Tomatoes are a global staple and can be found in every kitchen across the world. In solid or liquid form, tomatoes are quite versatile when it comes to the culinary arts. Even in the health department, tomatoes have a wealth of benefits to offer, for instance, they prevent heart diseases, purify blood and remove toxins, lower bad cholesterol levels, improve eyesight, et al. A study has further cemented these benefits

What happens when you drink lemon water everyday?

Humans have been experimenting with tonics since the beginning of time. From the fountain of youth to alkaline water to kale juice, we’re always searching for that magic potion that will restore health and wellness, ward off illness, and make us look and feel 10 years younger. But what if that potion isn’t so mysterious? What if it’s just… lemon water?Lemon water has been touted as a health and wellness

Know why eating salmon fish is good for health!

We all know that salmon fish is a scrumptious seafood and one of the popular fish in the world. It is also one of the best selling fish. Besides good in taste, salmon has many benefits which is good for our health. Here are some health benefits of slamon fish which we all should know: Good for bone: Salmon contains proteins like calcitonin which helps in improving bone density. Thats

Cranberries can help cut antibiotic resistance

Not only cranberries help your health from head to toe, but are also an effective approach to help reduce antibiotic use, according to a recent research. Global experts at the International Conference on Polyphenols and Health presented new evidence, showing how cranberries are poised to be a compelling tool to help reduce antibiotic resistance and oxidative stress. Reporting at the International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) last Friday, the

Why whole eggs are healthier than egg whites!

You must have heard people say eating whole eggs is bad for you and that egg whites are a healthier option. While egg whites does have lower fat and cholesterol content, whole eggs contain numerous nutrients that are key to good health. Bottom line is that whole eggs are healthier than egg whites as majority of the nutrition lies in the yolks. Even for those people who are on diet,

Brazilian researchers say modified butter can treat Alzheimer's

Patients suffering from the first stages of Alzheimer’s can benefit from the consumption of butter, enriched with a special fatty acid extracted from milk, Brazilian researchers found. Tests showed a diet rich in the modified butter increases the activity of an enzyme linked to memory and reduces damage caused by the disease to this function, said the University of Sao Paulo (USP) on its website. The results of the project,

How to control your Appetite?

Critical to weight loss and long-term weight management is knowing when you’re hungry, what to eat for that hunger, and when to stop eating once you feel full. To help my clients with this challenge, I created an easy tool I call “appestat” — an appetite thermostat — to describe the body’s hunger and fullness cues. Learning how to read your “appestat” will give you a new understanding of feeling

Singapore smog

Singapore said on Saturday that it would pursue local firms found to be involved in starting forest fires in Indonesia, as Greenpeace said the blazes were on palm oil plantations owned by Indonesian, Malaysian and Singaporean companies. Smog has engulfed the city-state with fluctuating levels rising to a record high Friday, although they had dropped to “moderate” by Saturday afternoon, giving beleaguered residents relief that was predicted to be temporary.