Curiosities

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

How Successful People Start Their Day

Making an important start to the day can determine how successful the rest of your day will be. Personal trainer and columnist for Forbes, Jennifer Cohen, who has worked with many politicians and CEO’s, claims that many successful people start their day…

What Can You Do with Citrus Peels?

Which part of a citrus fruit contains the most health properties? Answer: citrus peels! They’re beneficial for preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease. They can also help to prevent fluid retention and the accumulation of fat. They raise your immune defences and provide many other benefits, as well.

Walk to Avoid and Overcome Depression

It is common knowledge that exercising regularly can help you enjoy good physical health. It cuts down the risk of cerebrovascular diseases, heart diseases, cancer and many more harmful health conditions. Some studies carried out in the recent past have…

The Top 5 Plant-Based Milks

Milks that are also animal products (like cows milk) are no longer the only types of milks available and deemed healthy for the human body. In recent years, more and more people have developed a condition called lactose intolerance. People…

Fact: Kissing Can Be Good for You!

It may come as a surprise to you that kissing can protect you from diseases by strengthening the immune system. You probably didn’t know that kissing can actually make you lose weight by speeding up your metabolism as well as…

Symptoms of Magnesium Deficiency

As magnesium does not normally appear in blood tests, magnesium deficiency is hard to diagnose. Many doctors don’t analyse the bloodstream for magnesium. Only 1% of magnesium is stored in the blood stream, so it is difficult to know if you have…

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system that prevents the transmission of impulses from the nerves to the brain. It is more commonly diagnosed in people aged between 20 and 40 years old.

The Benefits of Eating a Pear Every Day

Pears are undervalued! The humble pear is actually one of the most beneficial and nutritious fruits available. They are so readily available and come in so many different varieties. There really is no excuse for not ditching the apple a…

Cleanse Your Kidneys the Natural Way

Your kidneys are a truly vital organ. Many of our diseases arise due to problems in the urinary system.  The kidneys remove unwanted substances from the blood by eliminating impurities from the body. If they are not in great shape…

Are Sweeteners Harmful to Your Health?

Many processed foods and drinks contain artificial sweeteners as an ingredient. This is to attract consumers who want to maintain their weight by eating foods that don’t contain the same amount of calories as sugar. Many people around the world use…

Give Your Body a Detox

Have you got a sluggish, permanently run-down feeling? Do you feel tired and generally out of sorts? If you feel your body is lagging behind the rest of your life and you can’t do the things you used to do?…

Make Your Own Natural Detergent

Many of us are already busy making our own face masks and natural remedies for minor ailments. We are keen to discover the tricks that our grandparents used – making useful household products from natural ingredients that we can find…

Cure That Stye, Fast!

Sties can appear overnight and give us a painful and unsightly issue to deal with in the morning. Sometimes you get some warning that a stye is on the way, as the area around your eye tingles or feels a…

Why High Heels Are Bad for Your Health

High heels may be pretty, but that doesn’t mean they’re harmless. ‘Beauty is pain’ goes the adage. You still shouldn’t have to suffer from bad shoes. This article examines which shoe is best for you based upon your lifestyle and activity level. It also looks at how much time you…