Childhood obesity: Squats, push-ups and lunges can help children shed weight faster and stay fit

Regular physical is important for leading a healthy life. Exercise is critical for everyone’s health, including children and adults with special needs. Yes, regular physical activity combined with a nutritious diet can help reduce the risk of your child being overweight or obese. But, a new study suggests that encouraging young people to do strength-based […]

SUPER MARKET YOGHURTS MAY CONTAIN MORE SUGAR THAN SOFT DRINKS

Some supermarket yoghurts may contain more sugar than soft drinks despite being regarded as “healthy”, a new study has warned. Researchers have found that fewer than one in ten categories of yoghurt sold in British supermarkets qualify as low-sugar, with brands labelled “organic” or those marketed at young children among the most sugary. yoghourt is […]

HERE’S THE REASON WHY PEOPLE WISH ON EYELASHES

What happens when you lose an eyelash? Do you brush the errant lash away without regard? Or does the discovery mean something more? For many, finding a stray eyelash is an opportunity to make a wish. A 6-year-old girl may wish on every loose lash she finds, but probably doesn’t really expect she’ll wake up […]

LITTLE LIES BUILD UP BRAIN’S TOLERANCE FOR BEING DISHONEST

Do you remember when you were a kid and your mom told you if you kept telling those little fibs, your brain would stick that way and you’d start telling big, huge, giant lies all the time? No? Well, it seems like something your mom would say, but this time it’s actually SCIENCE telling you […]

EATING FOR TWO DURING PREGNANCY IS A DANGEROUS MYTH

While it’s easy to believe that pregnancy warrants an extra slice of cake at tea time, the old adage that women can “eat for two” when they’re expecting poses health risks to the child and mother-to-be, new research suggests. Published in the journal Diabetologia, the study shows that if a woman gains too much or […]

WHOLE FAT MILK IS BETTER AND BENEFICIAL FOR THE WELL BEING OF YOUR HEART

Many people believe that consuming milk that’s low-fat or dairy-free is better for your health than opting for whole-fat varieties. However, a major study has concluded that including full-fat dairy in your diet can actually be extremely beneficial for the wellbeing of your heart. Researchers from McMaster University in Canada carried out a study of […]

GOOSEBUMPS ARE A SIGN OF HIGH ACHIEVING AND HEALTHY LIFE : STUDY FINDS

Have you ever been to a live music gig that was so moving that your skin became covered in tingling goosebumps? If so, it could be sign that you’re likely to live a high-achieving, healthy and happy life. Over the summer, a study was conducted at Reading and Leeds music festivals to explore whether experiencing […]

BAN SMACKING CHILDREN TO PROTECT THEIR MENTAL HEALTH

Psychologists are calling for the smacking of children in the family home to be outlawed due to the effect it can have on their mental health. A motion has been put forward to the Trades Union Congress (TUC) from the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP) urging the government to “acknowledge that physical punishment can have […]