Grabbing a piece of fruit is usually good for your health. However, as more information comes available, it is being found that it can be a little tricky finding the safest fruit. Many farmers will use pesticides on their fruit. A few common misconceptions are that organic and domestic fruits and vegetables are the safest. […]
The effects of alcohol on your physical, mental and emotional health is significant even when consumed only in social environments. More people than you think have stopped drinking alcohol for one month. These are social drinkers, who thought let’s just see what happens. Here are some results: Better sleep More energy Fewer sugar cravings Emotionally […]
According to experts there may be some truth to the theory, and there are even ways to train the bladder to go less frequently. Frequent loo breaks after a tipple are believed to be down to the alcohol itself. If we stuck to soft drinks we’d spend a lot less time queuing up in nightclub […]
BACtrack send two of their reporters to attend Super Bowl 50 to ask how much alcohol football fans have had to drink. The reporters interview and interact with fans, and then gave them breathalyzer tests using the BACtrack breathalyzer. The BACtrack breathalyzer is a small piece of device, as small as 3-4 inches (about the […]
Coffee and tea are popular and enjoyable beverages. However, drinking more than a few cups a day may affect your health. High consumption of caffeinated drinks can increase blood pressure, raise cholesterol levels and cause dehydration. If this is a concern, why not replace one or more cups a day with these delicious alternatives?
As the leaves change color and summer comes to an end, most apple varieties are ripe and ready to eat. The fall season is a perfect time to add apples to your diet. Not only will your taste buds thank you; you will also enjoy the numerous health benefits associated with this seasonal favorite. Here, […]
Coastal towns and island mongers all have a secret up their sleeves: the coconut. Renowned for its versatility, this handy drupe is more than just a welcome ingredient in your Pina Colada. Used in Ayurvedic treatments for centuries, the humble coconut has a few surprises the modern world is unaware of. Uncovering other uses of […]
Summer is the season of fun in the sun, but it can also be the season of the hangover. School and college are out, people feel a little more irresponsible, and those long days in the sun can lead to long nights in the bar. It is always best to imbibe in moderation, but you should […]
Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that has stalks with clusters of tiny buds at the end. It is usually green, but sometimes the buds are dark purple. There are many good reasons to eat broccoli, so find out why you should include it in your meals with the help of the information below.
Every fitness and nutrition expert has his or her own rule for how much water you need to drink everyday. The most common rule is the “8 by 8” rule, drinking eight glasses of water a day by 8 o’clock. But is there much merit to this theory? HealthStatus breaks this down and explains that […]