A new report from Oxford University which followed over one million people has found that obesity trims off years of life expectancy (1). People with severe obesity lost as much as 10 years of life expectancy. Researchers found that one Continue reading Obesity just as unhealthy as Lifelong Smoking
NO! Crying is actually very healthy for you. Every time you cry you are releasing chemicals and toxins from your body. Crying is a very natural process that our body goes through and helps balance moods and even hormones. This Continue reading Is Crying Unhealthy?
Drinking fruit juice is not very healthy. It’s essentially just a concentrated source of sugar containing very few nutrients. Even when fruit juice is created from 100 percent fruit concentrate, it still contains a high amount of calories and sugar. Continue reading Is drinking fruit juice unhealthy?
Researchers at Kingston University have found that leaving your bed unmade may actually prevent the growth of bed bugs. The researchers have discovered that dust mites are unable to thrive in a bed left unmade, due to the warm and dry Continue reading Is it unhealthy to make your bed?
No. Popcorn is actually healthy (depending on the kind). Eating popcorn without butter is actually a very healthy snack. It’s high in fiber and relatively low calorie. However, if you are buying popcorn that comes in a bag and flavored Continue reading Is Popcorn Unhealthy?
Recent research and studies are finding that low fat diets are not very effective in weight loss. “Both cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses have failed to show a consistent association between diety fat and body fat” (1). Weight loss from low Continue reading Are low fat diets effective in weight loss?
Yes. Biting your nails is unhealthy for you. Biting your nails drastically increases your chances of getting sick (1). All the bacteria that you are touching gets collected under your finger nail and is released when you bite them. Just Continue reading Is it unhealthy to bite your nails?
The Pros and Cons of Protein Supplements There has been a huge increase recently, in the promotion and sale of protein supplements. The concept of going on a ‘protein binge’ is becoming common, especially for males. However, a lot of Continue reading
Waxing is a form of hair removal which eliminates hair from the root. Face waxing is defined as the removal of unwanted hair on the face by waxing. Getting rid of facial hair can be done through different methods such Continue reading Pros and Cons of Waxing Your Face
Due to the increased pace of our lives and carelessness about our health, fast food or junk food consumption is on the rise, providing us with an alternate to the cumbersome home-cooking. But is food only consumed to fulfill the Continue reading The Harmful Effects of Fast Food