When you think of erectile dysfunction, Viagra is likely the only treatment that comes to mind. However, thanks to modern day science, this common disorder that can make even the bravest man weak at the knees, is more treatable than ever!
If you think that erectile dysfunction means the end of your sex life, think again. And, no, the “little blue pill” isn't your only option if you want to... ››› Read more
If you're genetically predisposed to having an apple-shaped body type, meaning you store belly fat, bad news! A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has revealed that people predisposed to this body type are at heightened risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
“People vary in their distribution of body fat - some put fat in their belly, which we... ››› Read more
Ever wake up with puffy eyes even after a good night's rest and wonder what the reason behind it is? Usually, it's your lymph. You see, exhaustion isn't the only thing that causes a stagnant lymph and, in turn, puffy eyes. Inflammation and kidney qi (as they call it in Chinese medicine) are also contributors.
There are lots of ways to ban the under-eye bags long-term. Filling up on diuretic foo... ››› Read more
If you haven't fallen in love with Chia seeds yet, it's about time you do! Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, these tiny seeds also contain antioxidants, fibre, protein and essential minerals like magnesium, calcium and iron.
Plus, because of chia seeds' gelling properties, they can make breakfasts more satisfying (not to mention filling!) without weighing you down. If you're wondering how to eat... ››› Read more
Man's obsession with baldness dates back to millennia. Related to your genes and male sex hormones, it's usually caused by genetic predisposition and hormones and follows a pattern of hair thinning on the crown and receding hairlines.
Researchers at Duke's University in North Carolina in the USA were the first to show an association between male pattern baldness and male hormone testosterone.
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Insulin may be a 90-year-old drug, but there are many new things happening when it comes to taking it. Finally, there are insulin devices that to suit diabetics who have a phobia of needles, poor vision and mobility issues!
Read on for five ways that diabetics can take insulin - from the old-fashion needle and syringe to jet injections, insulin pens and other new ways. Just make sure that you c... ››› Read more
Similar to other strict low-carb diets, the ketogenic (or keto) diet involves eating very few carbohydrates and lots of healthy fats to speed up fat burn. And the benefits of this popular diet don't stop there - it also boosts your energy, reduces chronic pain and improves your overall health and performance.
The idea behind the ketogenic diet - or any diet high in healthy fats, for that matter... ››› Read more
Here's a scary fact - more than 3,000 colours, flavourings, preservatives and other ingredients are added to food. And this doesn't even include the additives from the packaging, such as phthalates, bisphenol-A (BPA) and bisphenol-S (BPS)!
What's even scarier is that they don't undergo testing for hormone-disrupting activity, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Don't you find that cr... ››› Read more
You already know that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower are chockfull of cancer-fighting compounds.
But, according to recent research, watercress is yet another green with potent anti-cancer effects. Here's exactly how this peppery green helps prevent certain cancers.
Watercress increases the antioxidants in your blood, which can help you prevent... ››› Read more
When you've got a busy day ahead, chances are, you probably think of fast food first. But just because you're going to be on the road doesn't mean you have to eat foods that will leave you feeling tired, bloated and downright depleted!
By making healthier food choices while you're on the go, you'll fuel your muscles, have plenty water to sustain your energy levels and boost your overall product... ››› Read more
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