Health

Here’s why you MUST shower at night and NOT in the morning

Should you shower in the morning or at night?   Yes, you heard that right! Indeed, when you decide to take a shower is your personal preference but bathing in the night has more benefits than taking a morning shower. Wonder why? Read on to know. Why you should shower at night   WHY YOU SHOULD SHOWER AT NIGHT: If you ... Read More »

Doctors are saying that fish foot spa may spread HIV and hepatitis! Is it true?

Fish foot spa may spread HIV and hepatitis!   FISH FOOT SPA MAY SPREAD HIV AND HEPATITIS: The hard selling trend of fish foot spa, which has spread across the world now, has left the doctors warning us about its potential health risks. Fish foot spa/pedicures can spread infections such as HIV and hepatitis, warns government’s Health Protection Agency. According to ... Read More »

Know what the colour of your vaginal discharge says!

HERE’S WHAT THE COLOR OF YOUR VAGINAL DISCHARGE SAYS ABOUT YOUR HEALTH: Vaginal discharge – that’s a thing most women are uncomfortable with. Almost all of them think that if they are feeling anything gushing out down there, it is an indication of something unhealthy. However, it is not. Vaginal discharge upto a certain amount every day (mostly agreed at ... Read More »

Fitness Hacks To Stay In Shape On Your Holidays

No matter what your holiday plans are, your fitness regime always takes the back seat. Holidays are mostly about stepping outside of your life, letting everything go, where exercise is generally not on the priority list. Once you reach your destination, you tend to binge on fancy and delectable meals that are generally not good for your waistline. The idea of your ... Read More »

7 Incredible Benefits of Baby Corn You Must Know

Used extensively in Asian and oriental cooking, baby corn has been touted as one of the healthiest veggies you can add to your stir fries and salads. Baby cornsare just regular corns which are picked before maturing. In terms of nutritive profile too, baby corn and corns vary very slightly. In fact, for those trying to lose weight baby corn may just prove ... Read More »

Can Eating Mangoes Cause Acne?

Summer is here and so is the season of gorging on deliciously juicy mangoes. These delights are not just called king of fruits for their delightful sweet taste, but also for the numerous health benefits they have to offer. According to the book ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing, throughout Asia, mango has both spiritual and medicinal significance. Mangoes are high in ... Read More »

What’s the right time to introduce solids to your baby? Here are some answers

Turns out, many parents are spooning up the first mouthfuls of baby food to a growing infant too soon. The first study of a nationally-representative group of U.S. infants reported that many parents started feeding their babies foods or drinks other than breast milk or formula sooner than they should. Babies, who were never breastfed or breastfed for less than ... Read More »

Dear senior citizens, take note. Consuming more protein may not benefit men much

Eating more protein may not benefit older men, a new research has found. According to a study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital, older men who consumed more protein than the recommended dietary allowance did not see increases in lean body mass, muscle performance, physical function or other well-being measures. Regardless of whether an adult is young or old, male ... Read More »

Ladies, get fit. Good health before pregnancy reduces gestational diabetes risk

Turns out, better fitness in before pregnancy, reduces the risk of gestational diabetes in women. According to a University of Iowa-led study, expectant mothers who were fitter before pregnancy, are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes, a condition in which women develop diabetes during the last half of pregnancy, affects up to 14 percent of pregnant women ... Read More »

Taboo topic: Reducing stigma attached to Alzheimer’s is crucial for prevention

Reducing stigma attributed to Alzheimer’s disease is vital for prevention research, a new study suggests, adding that the stigma associated with the disease may be an obstacle for individuals to seek information about their risk of developing it. The survey focused on what beliefs, attitudes and expectations are most often associated with the disease. “We found that concerns about discrimination ... Read More »