British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is considering introducing measures that would ban the next generation from ever being able to buy cigarettes, The Guardian reported on Friday, citing government sources. Sunak is looking at anti-smoking measures similar to laws New Zealand announced last year, which include a ban on selling tobacco to anyone born on or after … Continue reading Sunak to ban cigarettes in the UK
Photo by Nathan Cowley on Pexels.com Many people deal with stress every day. Work, family issues, health concerns, and financial obligations are parts of everyday life that commonly contribute to heightened stress levels. What’s more, factors such as genetics, level of social support, coping style, and personality type influence a person’s vulnerability to stress, meaning … Continue reading Simple ways to reduce stress and boost mental health
Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com Harmful Effects of Junk Food Junk Food is very harmful that is slowly eating away the health of the present generation. The term itself denotes how dangerous it is for our bodies. Most importantly, it tastes so good that people consume it on a daily basis. However, not much … Continue reading Easy way to detox and cleanse your body
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com 15 COMMONEST DRUGS THAT NIGERIANS ABUSE, AND THEIR SIDE EFFECTS. This compilation is from nationwide submissions. Check to see which you take, please, and take necessary action to save your life. DICLOFENAC A lot of people pop these pills for pains, menstrual pains and Bone pains the so called "RHEUMATISM." … Continue reading Say no to drug abuse, live life to its fullest
Photo by Oleksandr Pidvalnyi on Pexels.com Scientists first noticed something was up in a study that compared two similar groups: transit drivers, who sit most of the day, and conductors or guards, who don’t. Though their diets and lifestyles were a lot alike, those that sat were about twice as likely to get heart disease … Continue reading Dangers of a sedentary lifestyle
Not every sleeping position is good for you! Everyone sleeps differently; there are loads of positions in bed to sleep in. Some people like sleeping on their sides on a waterbed, others prefer sleeping on their backs on a hard mattress – but we all do it. We spend about a third of our lives asleep, which … Continue reading What your sleeping position says about your health
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com For many years we have heard about the benefits of olive oil to help lower the risk of heart disease, but its connection to decreasing risk of death has been less clear. A recent study of approximately 92,000 US men and women examined whether olive oil is associated with total and cause-specific … Continue reading Can olive oil prolong your life span?
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com PREPARING for a big movie can be all consuming for some actors, and Batman star Robert Pattinson is no different. The 35-year-old has now revealed that he tried the 'sipping diet' to help him prepare for his topless scenes in the newest film. But one expert has warned that … Continue reading 12 tips you need to know to lose weight safely
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com THE HUMAN BODY is 60 per cent water, and blood 90 per cent, so it’s no wonder we need to keep ourselves topped up with H20. Maintaining adequate hydration is essential in everything from regulating body temperature, keeping the brain sharp, and getting your bowels moving. And if that’s not convincing enough, … Continue reading 7 ways you didn’t realize you’re drinking water wrong
Watermelon is a fun fruit to have and is loaded with tons of health benefits for those who are conscious of healthy living and body fitness. Here are just eight of them. Photo by Irina Iriser on Pexels.com 1) Antioxidants The cherry red colour comes from lycopene, an antioxidant. Lycopene is a bright red carotenoid … Continue reading Health benefits of watermelon
A class of drugs widely used to treat heartburn and stomach ulcers improve blood sugar control in patients with diabetes when added to their usual treatment, a new analysis indicates. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com But the same class of drugs -- known medically as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and including agents such as omeprazole … Continue reading What antacids do to blood sugar in diabetic people
Alcohol is a psychoactive substance with dependence-producing properties that has been widely used in many cultures for centuries. The harmful use of alcohol causes a large disease, social and economic burden in societies. Alcoholism The harmful use of alcohol can also result in harm to other people, such as family members, friends, co-workers and strangers. … Continue reading Alcohol and your health: Everything you need to know
By now, it should be pretty widely known that washing your hands thoroughly and often, along with not touching your face, are some of the strongest tools in our arsenal right now in terms of limiting the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. But for those of you who still aren’t paying sufficient heed to those … Continue reading How long can coronavirus live in your eye?
Elle Macpherson has to get a "solid seven hours" of sleep a night. The 54-year-old model believes getting a good night's rest improves her complexion as it increases the body's metabolic rate which encourages skin cells to repair themselves and insisted that any sun damage or "toxic overload" from late nights can be helped … Continue reading Elle Macpherson reveals her beauty secret
Carefulness and self-control are part of the healthy living routines we need, especially for these common beauty mistakes we tend to ignore as “bad habits.” Skipping water while on cocktail: Red wine should be taken with caution, partly because it contains tannin and acid which make your teeth easier to stain, and for the … Continue reading 9 unhealthy beauty mistakes you should avoid