Curiosities

Curious health info and news, fun facts, and surprising discoveries, research and studies

Let Your Feet Tell You How Healthy You Are

What do your feet say about your health? You might be surprised how many details they can provide to help you spot diseases. Here, we’ll explain the significance of such signs and how to use your tootsies to help you recognise and prevent illness.

Ticks and the Diseases They Cause

It’s a common misconception that ticks only pose a health risk to animals. Though they are most often found on pets, ticks are a danger to humans too. Ticks are a parasite that transmit infections through the bloodstream. They thrive…

What Happens in Our Brain When We’re Depressed?

We’re still learning about the brain, this most magnificent and mysterious organ. How are certain emotions – like sadness – defined by a depressed brain? Most of us will experience depression and sadness at some point during our journey through life.…

8 Signs of Liver Problems

Your liver controls vital functions that keep your body healthy and working normally. Most of the time, you are not even aware of the hard work that this amazing organ is doing but when things go wrong it is important that…

Simple Remedies for Nail Fungus

Though more commonly found on toenails, fungus can also affect your hands. Unsightly as it might be, you must treat it immediately to maintain good health. If your nails look yellow, green or brown, have a look at these simple home remedies and get the problem sorted…

Improve Your Memory With These Smoothie Recipes

Memory is closely linked to diet and proper nutrition. Studies support the brain’s need for certain nutrients to help it stay active and retain information. For your brain’s optimal health, the foods you eat are as important as the lifestyle you lead.

The Benefits of a Daily Glass of Red Wine

Many GPs now advise their adult patients to drink a glass of red wine daily, because it’s beneficial. If you follow this advice, do you really know why? Don’t just blindly follow your doctor’s counsel. Find out for yourself the real advantages of…

The Most Fattening Foods

Due to our busy lifestyles and not having as much time to prepare meals, our diets tend to lack nutritional value and cause weight gain. Our diets nowadays tends to include quick and easy foods, such as canned goods, instant…

The Effect Stress Has On Women

We all experience stress at some point in our lives. When things seem overwhelming and we feel pressured, our health begins to deteriorate. The quality of our life is affected.

Gelatin – An Incredibly Powerful Food!

You may not be aware of this, but gelatin is considered the perfect dessert option for warding off those sweet cravings we often fall prey to, every now and then! Apart from being highly refreshing, gelatin is inexpensive and very easy…