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 […]

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 […]

HERE’S HOW A BABY EXPERIENCES LABOR AND DELIVERY

The fetus spends the final four to six weeks of pregnancy gaining weight in preparation for his entry into the world. The weight gain gives the baby “the energy stores to insulate birth, so the child doesn’t get cold, and to have enough energy in the fat to survive the first day or two after […]

WILL SLEEPING ON YOUR SIDE REDUCE SNORING?

Almost half of all adults snore (just ask their spouses). Loud and persistent snoring may be a symptom of sleep apnea, a serious sleep condition that requires medical attention. But is it true that most snoring problems can be fixed just by sleeping on your side? First, a quick snoring primer. Snoring is the result […]

WHY DOESN’T YOUR TONGUE GETS INFECTED FROM A SELF INFLICTED BITE?

The average mouth is teeming with bacteria. In fact, oral ecologists — those who study the microbiome of the human mouth — have discovered at least 400 species among the billions of microorganisms that make themselves at home in the kisser. In the mix, are numerous bacteria that can lead to infection or disease. Since […]

MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC ? WHICH DO YOU THINK HAS BETTER FUEL ECONOMY?

When you’re shopping for a new car, you want to get a well-priced vehicle that won’t be too expensive to own. One of the biggest costs of owning a car is keeping it fueled. So, it makes sense that budget-conscious consumers go for cars with great fuel economy. If you want to save at the […]