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No More Cake After Menopause? Why Cutting Out Dessert Is More Effective Than Cutting Calories For Older Women.

Post-menopausal women face a natural decline in energy levels which makes it harder to shed weight Eating fruit and vegetables helps with weight-loss long-term. Losing weight can be especially tricky for post-menopausal women as they face a natural decline in energy levels. Simply reducing the number of calories consumed has poor long-term results as dieters […]

Attack Of The Poisoned Lettuces! The Dangers Lurking In Pre-Packaged Salad Leaves.

It is there on every packet of salad: ‘wash before eating’. But how many of us will simply rip open the wrapping and empty the contents into a salad bowl, or tear it into a sandwich without a second thought? Doing so could yield unpleasant results, says the Food Standards Agency (FSA), the Government’s advisory […]

Liver Health Part 2: 3 Scary Liver Damaging Diseases To Look Out For.

With the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Vilasrao Dekhmukh, passing away from Liver Cirrhosis, many people have questions in their minds – What damages the liver? Can liver damaging diseases be inherited or are they acquired by an irresponsible lifestyle? What are the most common liver diseases and how serious are they? Let us try […]

Moustaches And Skin Cancer: How Facial Hair Can Save You From Skin Cancer.

If you thought moustaches were solely to distinguish regular males from porn stars and hipsters, think again. A new study suggests that facial hair has benefits well beyond aesthetics. Researchers from Australia have discovered that moustaches and facial hair reduce the risk of skin cancer. Using dosimetric techniques, which are instruments that measure the skin and indicate the […]