Experts Found another Reason Why Eating Curry Can Be Good For You

Rebecca Lewis May 07, 2018

Curry is one of our nation’s favorite foods. If you’re not a curry lover, maybe you will be. Because in the latest research by the Oregon State University, it was found that spicy curry dishes, packed with spices used thousands of years ago in India, can help improve your health and prevent infection. In the said research, it was revealed t

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Glorious Sunshine Here; Is Your Skin Prepared to Face the Sun? - Tips for Using Sunscreen Properly

Lisa Franchi April 26, 2018

Over the weekend, we had the hottest temperature at 28C – higher than parts of Australia, South America, Africa, and even the Middle East! And just like every summer, people are rushing to the beaches, grilling barbecues, and sunbathing in parks. While the warm weather brings many of us fun and happiness, the scorching heat does have a downside too par

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Is Gambling Really a Form of Addiction?

Sharon Moore April 25, 2018

Previous research has considered gambling as a form of addiction but according to a new study by the University of Sydney, it may not be the case. A lot of people believe that gambling is a form of addiction. This condition is also known as compulsive gambling. Compulsive gamblers cannot control their urges even if they know that it’s already hurting

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8 Super foods to Boost Weight Loss

Helen Holmes April 24, 2018

 All fruits, fish, and vegetables are healthy but some are simply greater than the others. If you’re looking to shed excess pounds, you need to pick the foods that will enhance your metabolism and will convert those fats to something usable – like energy. Here are 8 super foods that won’t just work double time to slim you down but w

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Light Boosts Cognitive Performance and Alertness, New Study Says

Amy Taylor April 17, 2018

Light intensity affects a person’s cognitive function and sense of alertness, a Swiss study reveals. After a series of tests, they found that those who were subjected to a higher light intensity in the afternoon were more alert until early in the evening. In the experiment conducted in the EPFL’s Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory (LES

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Eat More of Healthy Foods by Keeping Them Nearby

Monica Wilson April 10, 2018

Most people tend to eat whatever food close to their desk. Research revealed that this is not only because they find it convenient, but also because such food is visible and nearby. But on that particular study, the focus was on sweets and other unhealthy snacks. Would it be true with fruits and vegetables? An apple a day keeps the doctor away. This is so t

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Gardening for Depression: A Better Way to Fight the Blues

Rebecca Lewis April 09, 2018

Good news for sun lovers – the sun is going to shine brighter from Wednesday onwards. Despite the frosty season, weather forecasters said the temperature will reach 25C. It’s going to be a fun-filled week for most people. At the same time, it can be a great time for people suffering from depression to improve their condition through gardenin

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8 Tips to Lessen the Stress and Tension during Exam Seasons

Monica Wilson April 05, 2018

While May means blossoming trees and fun for most people, it can be a long, agonising time for students. The exam season always bring stress to everyone – parents and students alike. The good news is that there are several ways to minimise the tension and improve chances of scoring high. Below are 8 of them:   1.       Become

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Taking a Short Nature Walk is Beneficial for People, Even for those with Clinical Depression

Lisa Franchi April 04, 2018

If you’re feeling stressed, down and depressed, you might want to leave your busy world for a while and take some time walking in the woods. Why? According to a new study published in the journal of Affective Disorders, a short trip to the nature can help improve memory and attention rate, even in the case of depressed people. The said study adopted t

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Study Finds Chinese Herb Kudzu May Cut Binge Drinking

Sharon Moore April 03, 2018

In a study published recently in the Drug and Alcohol Dependence, researchers looked at one of the major components of Kudzu – a traditional Chinese herbal medicine and found that it has the ability to lower down alcohol level in the body. Kudzu for Binge Drinking Kudzu is a climbing, trailing vine native to Southeast Asia and Japan. History wise, th

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