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Taking a multivitamin every day could prevent vision loss: Study

Most people take their eyesight for granted until something is undeniably wrong with it. Recent study shows that while people don’t really have time in their fast lives to take lengthy precautions to prevent eye sight loss, taking a multi vitamin supplement once a day can help make a difference. As you age you face vision problems as a result of macular degeneration, and this can negatively affect your quality of life. Macular degeneration affects the retina and causes you to lose your central vision. Your…

The aroma of black tea can help reduce stress levels: Study

JAPAN: Recent study shows that different aromatic substances can help lower stress levels. According to a Japanese study, inhaling the aroma of black tea is an effective stress-reliever. The data shows that “ the aroma of black tea may help to lower stress levels after a stressful task and improve mood prior to experiencing mental stress.” The research team based there study on two kinds of Black tea (Assam and Darjeeling tea) and their effects on physical and psychological stress experienced by the present subjects.…

You should never work out in your makeup, Here’s why

Working out takes dedication and taking out time for exercise is some serious dedication but going for a run or hitting the gym in a full face of makeup doesn't seem like the greatest idea for your skin. After all, can a layer of product really allow your skin to breathe as you sweat through your favorite class? It's not surprising to see our female friends and fitness influencers posting workout selfies while wearing makeup but experts really, really want you to think twice. Dermatologists explain why exercising with…

Migraine is the third most common disease in the world: Study

Migraine Awareness Week is going on this week and according to a survey, an alarming number of 8.5million people in the UK only suffer from it. Migraine is the third most common disease in the world, with an estimated global prevalence of one in seven people. Despite being recognized as one of the most disabling lifetime conditions, awareness and understanding is low. The EMHA (European Migraine and Headache Alliance) together with the AEEMT (Spanish Association of Specialists in Occupational Medicine) is setting up a…

14 celebrities of the vegetable world that fight some serious diseases

We all know that eating a lot of fruits and vegetables is good for you, but do you know which ones are a must? It is true that no single vegetable provides all the nutrients you need, but there are definitely some veggies that are better than others. The 14 celebrities of the vegetable world. Spinach The plant carries an impressive profile. According to the article, one cup of raw spinach constitutes 56 percent of your daily vitamin A requirement and your entire daily vitamin K requirement. Spinach has also been…

Three things your nose tells about your health

While it is not usual for the nose to be able to tell a lot about your health, we can tell you three things that your sense of smell, or not, just might be able to tell you. Let’s have a look at 3 such surprising things that your nose can signal about your overall health and impending diseases if any. A bad sense of smell may signal an early death A bad sense of smell is acceptable if you have caught a bout of cold, but if your nose isn't particularly good at doing its basic job--smelling-- it may point towards some…

A pizza that can fight cancer

A lot of people love pizza, a guilty pleasure that is usually full of fat, refined carbohydrates, and sodium. However, at Don Peppe pizzeria, some lucky diners had the chance to try a unique “life-prolonging” pizza. The Pizza Pascalina was served to eager customers at the Napoli Pizza Village last June. It was a dish created using findings from a study conducted by the Naples Fondazione Pascale Institute of Tumors. The research involved experts from various fields who formed an impressive network of caterers,…

Experts weigh pros and cons of low-calorie sweetened drinks

Low-calorie sweetened beverages such as diet sodas that use aspartame or stevia may be a good replacement for full-sugar sodas and fruit juices, but researchers are still unsure about their long-term health effects, according to a new American Heart Association Science Advisory. In the U.S., 32 percent of drinks consumed by adults and 19 percent of drinks consumed by kids in 2007-2010 contained low-calorie sweeteners, the AHA Nutrition Committee writes in the journal Circulation, July 30. “We’ve been emphasizing the…

Can drinking milk help you lose weight?

How often have you been told that cutting down dairy will help you lose weight? But health experts have a different take on this. According to the National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, it's a common myth that consumption of milk should be reduced if you are trying to lose weight. In fact, health experts are of the opinion that low-fat and fat-free milk, along with other dairy products, provide essential nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D and proteins without excessive saturated fat or calories. How…

11 biggest Nutrition Lies you’ll come across!

While there are many websites which share good advice and tips to keep your health in check there are some fads that have been constantly highlighted as pure gems. But most just portray one side of the story or just show the other in the bad light to promote their brand. Here are some of the biggest lies that you might have come across. Lie #1: Saturated fat is bad for you Saturated fat has been demonized for the better part of five decades for its supposed dangers to the heart. Instead, new research has shown…