A new study reveals that some antiseptic mouthwash contain a chemical called chlorhexidine that's so effective at wiping out bacteria. It's also getting rid of the good bacteria. And losing good bacteria in your mouth can trigger potentially deadly heart problems.
Antiseptic mouthwash raises your risk of heart disease
For seven days, researchers in the UK measured th... ››› more
According to a new report, people who drink and are overweight are at higher risk for two of the most common types of oesophageal cancer.
In the report compiled by experts at the AICR and the World Cancer Research Fund, it was revealed that one third - that's about 5,600 per year - of oesophageal cancer cases in the United States could be prevented if people didn't drink and maintained a health... ››› more
If you drink alcohol, here's some bad news - Australian and Canadian scientists have found that drinking may raise your risk of prostate cancer.
What's more, they found that the more you drink, the greater your risk of the fifth leading cause of death in men worldwide!
These findings go according to a new analysis of 27 studies published in the journal BMC Cancer. Read ... ››› more
Do you take painkillers and then drink alcohol? If yes, you'll be shocked to know that a new study published online in the journal Anaesthesiology has revealed that doing so can trigger a potentially deadly respiratory problems - especially in seniors.
Lead study author Dr Albert Dahan, head of the Anaesthesia and Pain Research Unit at Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands, report... ››› more
There's nothing worse than waking up with a pounding headache and feeling awfully nauseous after a night of drinking, is there? Before you reach for the painkillers, you should know that there are a number of foods you can snack on that can help you cure your hangover!
The following four foods will assist a hangover recovery by stabilising your blood sugar and, in turn, prevent the pain, nausea... ››› more
By now you've likely heard about kombucha; a fermented drink that packs an impressive dose of gut-friendly probiotics. You may also have heard that it's one of the best things you can sip on to take back your gut health. While this is true, the benefits of kombucha don't stop at probiotics...
If you're looking to support your digestive system, increase your vitamin intake, cut back on caffeine... ››› more
If you think that drinking a glass or two of wine with dinner every night will only take a toll on your liver, think again...
According to data reported to the World Cancer Congress in Paris, drinking alcohol has caused more than 700,000 new cancer cases and approximately 366,000 cancer deaths in 2012, mainly in wealthy countries.
At first, the alcohol consumption and cancer risk association... ››› more
Beer is full of vitamins and is good for your health
One of beer's nutrients can even stave off Alzheimer's
Here's how to make the most of your weekend cold one
If you don't drink beer anymore because you think it's the cause of your midline spread, you might want to reconsider.
Sure, it has bad rap for being high in carbs.
And yes, it could be the real reason you have a beer gut.... ››› more
When the weather gets cold and dry in the winter, it becomes especially important to keep your skin hydrated and supple.
You already know that great products, such as a moisturising body wash and hydrating body lotions, go a long way to fighting dry skin, but for extra supple skin, try hydrating from the inside out!
As the old saying goes, you are what you eat, and eating foods that keep you... ››› more
When I first started cutting back on sugar, I treated it as an intervention to try out a new way of living. You know, just to see how it went.
However, what started out as an experiment became something more. Now, one of the most common questions my friends ask me when they're contemplating quitting sugar is this: “What about alcohol? Am I allowed to drink it?”
The assumption, of course,... ››› more
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