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

How Can Avocado Seeds Benefit You?

For miraculous health benefits, everyone knows that avocados are hard to beat. But what do you do with their seeds? Think again before you chuck them out! They can – and should – be eaten and they contain many more medicinal properties than…

Reduce Jowls With These Helpful Tips

Your body changes as the years go by. Through lost hydration and collagen, your skin stops being flexible. But you can reduce jowls with these simple tips. Even if muscle tone diminishes and fat accumulates to produce the dreaded ‘double chin’, you don’t have to…

Can You Get Fat by Eating Dinner?

Dinner is the most important meal of the day and determines your diet and weight. Having too little or too much to eat at dinnertime can be directly related to the production of fat in the body.

Good Advice for Raising Self-Esteem

A well-defined sense of yourself can be good for raising self-esteem. This is beneficial to your important relationships – whether personal, family or work. If you love and respect yourself, you will feel the same for other people. Conversely, if you…

Heart Murmurs – What Are They?

Heart murmurs are actually quite common in our society. As they don’t come up frequently in public conversations, the chances are high that you may not have even heard of the term before.

Health Properties Of Potatoes

Potatoes are the fourth most cultivated food after rice, wheat and corn. It is a basic part of many dishes. Potatoes are delicious, easy to cook and nutritious. This article will investigate their health benefits.

Fruit That Help Eliminate Toxins

While doing a detox sometimes seems like work, it’s nice to know that we can enjoy a piece of fruit whenever we like and it’ll be working for us instead of against us, like junk food! Here are some delicious…

Tips to Prevent Cervical Spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis is a degenerative joint disease that can seriously affect the spinal column. Also known as cervical osteoarthritis, it can be painful. This is because it erodes the cartilage that protects the 5 corresponding vertebrae in the neck.

How to Clean Your Home With Lemon Juice

Lemon juice can be used for many different purposes, from cooking to beauty products, hair care to medical uses, and fragrances to cleaning. In fact, the powerful properties of lemon work just as well as expensive chemical cleaning products to…

Treat Dry Skin With Homemade Remedies

Suffering from dry skin on your face can cause flakiness, itchiness and pain. There are several natural treatments that can prevent dry skin for occurring. These remedies are a great alternative to costly treatments and skincare with lots of chemicals.

Vinegar – the Household Cleaner

Vinegar is a vital ingredient in salad dressings and countless sauces and dishes! But vinegar is so much more than just a cooking ingredient. It can actually clean your home. This fresh condiment with its acidic odour will help keep your house shiny and sparkling without the…

What You Need to Know About Shingles

Shingles is a common illness caused by a pathogen called the herpes zoster virus. This virus also causes chicken pox. The symptoms are caused by the virus attacking the nerve cells when it becomes reactivated within the body. Shingles is characterised by…

Alternative Uses for Sugar

In recent years, a lot of negative press has been heaped upon sugar. It’s not all bad news. In fact, there are some surprising alternative uses for sugar. It’s easy to see it as just a sweetener for our food and…

The Benefits of Eating Ginger for Women

Ginger root can be used as a potent spice to dress up bland meals and can also be used as a medicinal remedy for many types of illnesses. This flowering plant comes from southern China originally and has since gained…

How to Prevent Oral Herpes

Herpes labialis is a common condition. Also known as a cold sore, it can transfer easily from one person to another. However, it can also be spread via oral sex! This is caused by type 2 herpes.

The Best Fat-Burning Exercises

We all have days when there just seems to be no time to go to the gym. You think to yourself – what simple, close to home exercise can I do that will cut through my fat most efficiently? Wonder no…

How Soda Damages Your Teeth

Though soda drinks are very refreshing and thirst-quenching, they are not great for your health. You are putting your teeth at risk, even if they contain artificial sweeteners. A recent study on carbonated drinks and sodas has investigated these type of…