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Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Numerous health claims are helping launch coconut water as the “It” drink for health, aging, and exercise. But the big question: does it deliver? Not exactly. While the liquid extracted from young (green) coconuts does sport less sugar than fruit juice, it’s no superfood. Here’s a quick recap of what to expect from this tropical newcomer. Sports Drink. Yes. For ... Read More »

What to Eat and What to Avoid for a Healthier Complexion

Like with most things related to wellness, skin health should be considered holistically. Stress, hormones, sleep, the products you’re using, your diet — these are all factors contributing to your skin’s current state and appearance. The bad news? There is no one magic food that will rid you of dark spots and blemishes. But there are foods that have been ... Read More »

6 ways sitting is killing you

With sitting being deemed the new smoking, we give you a reality check of the damage that over-sitting incurs on you. That office chair, couch, cushion or bean bag isn’t the real culprit. It’s your lazy habit of parking yourself in a spot that is silently ringing the death knell for you. It’s tough to avoid sitting if you work ... Read More »

Officials: Nurse Killed 38 Patients Who ‘Annoyed’ Her

Italian police have arrested a nurse who possibly killed up to 38 patients because they or their families “annoyed” her, officials say. Daniela Poggiali, 42, was arrested Friday in connection with 11 patient deaths and had already been under suspicion of killing another in April, the New York Post and ANSA report. Police then found a selfie on her phone ... Read More »

What Happens to Your Body When You Hit the Snooze Button

You know you’ve been there: Your alarm starts blaring in the a.m., and with your brain consumed by a lethargy haze, you reflexively reach over and hit snooze, stealing yourself 10 more minutes of shuteye, then another 10 minutes, and then another. You probably have an inkling that relying on the snooze button so heavily isn’t doing your sleep quality ... Read More »

10 Easy Changes to Your Meals to Lose Weight

Like many things in life, when you want to lose weight, it’s the little things that count. Little changes can add up to make huge difference. When most people think “diet” they immediately picture deprivation, huge weight lifting machines, and other radical revamping of their lives. But if you really want to lose weight faster, and keep it off, then ... Read More »

Scientist Unveils No-Diet Weight Loss Plan

Diets require serious willpower, and that makes them hard to stick with—but a Cornell psychologist says you can lose weight without having to work so hard. His plan sounds a lot like one of those online ads: Lose weight with this one trick. The idea, as the Los Angeles Times reports, is to make some manageable changes to your surroundings ... Read More »

France to introduce plain cigarette packaging

The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of its smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging. The proposals are specifically aimed at reducing the high rates of teenage smokers in France. Health Minister Marisol Touraine plans to follow Australia’s example, which introduced similar measures in 2012. Experts say removing branding on packets and adding large health ... Read More »

Your guide to be the yummy mummy

Pregnancy and childbirth involves not just hormonal, but lifestyle changes as well that take a toll on one’s skin, hair and overall health, if proper care is not taken. Pregnancy and childbirth involves not just hormonal, but lifestyle changes as well that take a toll on one’s skin, hair and overall health, if proper care is not taken. Being a ... Read More »

Try these food pairings for good health

Certain foods have a synergy with others. Here are food duos that work best together to give you an energy boost Sometimes, the wrong food combinations can leave you feeling bloated and upset. And pairing the right foods together works well. It’s said, “You are not what you eat, but what you digest.” And research says packing power food pairings ... Read More »