Health

Most of us forget that like the rest of the body our nails too reflect our inner health and it is essential that we look after them to keep them strong and healthy. Besides a manicure once in a while, there are not many people who actually take nail...
Eczema is a dry skin condition which comes in different forms and varies from person to person. It is not contagious so it is safe to be around those suffering from this skin condition. In mild cases of eczema, skin is dry, red and itchy. Scratching can lead the...
It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness. In my opinion, most of the weight related issues are the outcome of a bad dietary pattern or a...
While its true that our life expectancy has increased over the years, but so has the incidence of chronic ailments. Let's face it, our generation is at a higher risk of developing heart trouble or vision problems or arthritis at a much younger age now than before. This is...
You may have come across the terms 'fats' and calories'. They are on every nutritionlabel of packaged foods you buy from super-stores, are often used by your gym instructor if you're a fitness freak and your dietician may have told you to avoid them if you are trying to...
There's nothing worse than getting a fresh manicure and polish and finding the colour has chipped off just hours later... Or investing in gel or shellac, only for it to be ruined shortly after by a nail breaking. But it is possible to swerve such nail disasters, and ensure your...
You should wash your hands for 20 seconds, the equivalent of singing the Happy Birthdaysong twice, experts claim. The U.K. Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is encouraging people to take extra care when it comes to handwashing, in order to make sure they are clean of the bacteria which can cause...
As the days draw in and the temperatures drop, it’s difficult to keep motivation high - many of us fall victim to the desire to stay in bed longer! So to get you on the right track, we called on nutritionist Helen Bond of The Harley Street Medical Group,...
protein It's a word that in today's society means everything. Over the past few years we've become increasingly obsessed with incorporating more protein into our diets and more recently there has been a growing interest in animal-free protein sources. Whether you're avegan, vegetarian or full on meat eater, we can...
Mushrooms may contain high amounts of two antioxidants that could help fight ageing. Academics at Penn State have discovered that mushrooms "without a doubt" contain the highest amounts of ergothioneine and glutathione, both important antioxidants. Professor Robert Beelman stated that when the body uses food to produce energy, it...

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