Curiosities

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

8 Tips for Happier Living

Happiness – we all want it, but not as many of us could define it or describe exactly how to achieve it. This is because the concept of happiness is intensely personal and what makes one person happy could make…

Natural Ways to Prevent Fluid Retention

Is it difficult to lose weight and as soon as you eat bread and butter, or a carb and something salty, you swell up like a balloon? Or perhaps you’re carrying that tell-tale, soft weight around your face. Wherever and…

Four Effective Treatments for Insomnia

Millions of people suffer from insomnia every day. They experience sleeplessness, wakefulness, restlessness and the inability to sleep throughout the night. Insomnia can be debilitating. Endless nights without sleep can disrupt many things in your life: relationships, work and everyday…

Lose Weight With a Mediterranean Diet

Following a Mediterranean diet is generally characterised as a diet that consists of lots of vegetables, fruits, wholegrains, with a moderate consumption of protein such as nuts and fish. Some research has concluded that adhering to a Mediterranean diet can…

Tricks for Rejuvenating Your Eyes

Waking up with dark circles under your eyes is both unsightly and uncomfortable. Usually dark circles are due to lack of sleep, dehydration and environmental pollutants. Sometimes those dark hues underneath your eyes are due to your genetic inheritance. Red eyes…

Best Homemade Facial Peels

Taking care of your skin is important. It is the largest organ of the human body and is the shield that protects us against hot and cold and environmental pollutants. Our facial skin is equally as important and treating it…

How to Quit Smoking: Your Last Guide

So you want to stop smoking? Maybe you have tried a few times and have failed. Maybe this is your first attempt at quitting. Wherever you are in the process of trying to kick your smoking habit, we can help.…

The Best Natural Products to Clean Your House

We all need cleaning products. But commercial cleaning products are expensive and many are highly polluting to the environment. The chemicals in shop-bought cleaning products can also be harmful to our health. An alternative to buying commercial cleaning products is…

Can Eye Colour Predict Your Health?

The eyes have it – and much more than you might think. According to the science of iridology, your eye colour can predict your health. Sound absurd? Not so. Look into the eyes to learn more about your predispositions to certain…

5 Recommended Exercises to Lose Weight

Choosing the right diet and the right exercise to assist in weight loss can be tricky. With so many fad diets and fad exercises it is hard to know what might actually work for your body. While eating the correct…

Lowest Calorie Fruits

Nutrition experts believe that eating a diet that is high in fruit and vegetables greatly reduces the risk for heart disease. Incorporating more fruits into your diet is a great way to modify your diet in a healthy way. Not all…

5 Habits That Cause Bone Damage

Bad to the bone? Your daily habits might be! We take our bodies for granted and often don’t consider how our lifestyle choices can cause real bone damage. Most of us aren’t always virtuous. There’s not much fun in it. Occasionally, we…

Natural Remedies for Voice Loss

Losing your voice is not fun. Not only is it aggravating, but losing your voice can impede your ability to accomplish everyday tasks in life. You don’t realise how important your voice is until it’s gone and you are literally…

The Wonderful Properties of Chickpeas

The chickpea, also referred to as the a Bengal gram or garbanzo bean, is a tasty little pea that is classified as a legume and a member of the fabaceae family. Chickpeas contain about 120 calories for every 100 grams and are an excellent source…

What to Do When Someone Is Choking

Choking can be really scary. The person may not be able to breathe or ask for help when something is stuck in their throat, meaning the people around them will need to notice that there is something wrong and help.…

Natural Recipes for People With Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that affects millions worldwide and occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin, which causes elevated levels of sugar in the blood. It is considered a metabolic disease and can be classified into two groups:…

Foods to Avoid If You Have Diverticulosis

The colon (otherwise known as the large intestine) is a long tube-like structure that stores and eliminates waste material left over after the digestion of food in the small intestine. Pressure within the colon can rise and make little bulging…