Tone Up The Skin
SKIN lacking in lustre is a concern and an evidence of improper nourishment, a condition that leaves it prone to infection and disease. But rather than resorting to numerous hydroquinone-laden creams and medicaments that have negative side effects, the all-year-round cucumber provides an answer.
Islam: The Principle Of Correct Human Devt (25)
When you truly grasp what it means that you should submit to the will of God, the result you will get is in the true and practical meaning of faith.
Statins doubles chances of developing diabetes
HEALTHY patients taking the heart drug statins have a significantly higher risk of new diabetes and a very high risk of serious diabetic complications, a study has found. The research, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine in May 2015, tracked individuals in a database for almost ten years. It discovered statin users had…
Regular coffee consumption slashed liver cirrhosis by 44%
TWO cups of coffee a day can help stave off liver disease caused by drinking too much alcohol, scientists claimed Wednesday. In fact, regular consumption of the drink slashed the risk of the risk of liver cirrhosis by 44 per cent. Researchers from the University of Southampton reviewed nine long-term studies involving almost half a…
Taller people have lower heart disease, diabetes risk
• Height increases breast, colon cancer, as well as melanoma • Genetics interacting with diet rich in high-calorie food, to blame IT is an attribute written into your Deoxy ribonucleic Acid (DNA) - how tall a person will be is determined before they are born. Yet, in recent decades the height of children and adults…
Eat broccoli to beat high cholesterol, prostate tumour
Can regular consumption of broccoli prevent constipation, maintain healthy digestive tracts and lower the risks of colon cancer? Scientists have answered ‘yes’, having found a compound in the green vegetable, which not only helps prevent cancer, but also help to treat the disease.
Malaria drug provides novel ‘cure’ for cancer
Today is world cancer day! Unfortunately there is yet no cure for the wasting disease. However, a cheap daily pill that has revolutionised the treatment of malaria – and is based on a Chinese herbal remedy – could be the latest weapon against bowel cancer.
Fats and oils (2)
Omega 3 fatty acid (and omega 6) generates and store energy in the body. Compared to glucose, 1 gram of fats generates 9kcal of energy, while 1 gram of glucose gives rise to 4kcal. These long chain fatty acids also keep the skin and hair healthy and make the hair fuller. They also help to keep the body warm.
FCMB promotes benefits of healthy lifestyle to employees
This year’s Employee Health Week of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited began on Monday, February 1, 2016 with an assurance by the financial institution that it would continue to encourage and execute programmes that will promote healthy living for employees and their families. It will run till February 6, 2016.
Stakeholders seek nutrition education for young mothers
Nutritionists in the country have called for proper dietary education among mothers, particularly the young ones.
Girls can beat breast cancer by eating fruits
Fibre from five portions can reduce risk by 25% as high sugar intake worsens condition TEENAGE girls are being encouraged to eat five portions of fruits and vegetables a day to cut their risk of developing breast cancer. Researchers say the daily intake of fibre can cut the risk by as much as a quarter.…