LifeStyle: Health

I Bathed in Live Bacteria for a Month—Here’s What Happened

Thursday  21:16,   22 june 2017
Reader's Digest.CA

The Goal: Healthy Skin We’ve all heard about probiotic foods, like kimchi and kombucha, and how they can help balance out the bacteria in our stomachs. But what about  skin? Can good bacteria make skin healthier, too?According to the U.S.-based [...]

Why Scientists Are Concerned About Triclosan

Thursday  19:37,   22 june 2017
Medical Daily

<p>Authors of the paper urge retailers, manufacturers, consumers and governments to avoid using triclosan, triclocarban, and other antimicrobial chemicals.</p>While formerly popular antimicrobial ingredients triclosan and triclocarban were[...]

This Woman Just Bought Her First Bikini After Losing 'Six Pack' of Saggy Skin

Thursday  17:52,   22 june 2017
Good Housekeeping

Her transformation is incredible.But the surgery didn't turn out exactly how Merola had planned. After losing 173 pounds (78 kg), she was left with a "six pack" of saggy skin of saggy[...]

Sleeping in on weekends could benefit your health

Thursday  10:26,   22 june 2017
Cosmopolitan

So you should definitely do it.Good news: Emerging research recently published in the journal Sleep suggests that sleeping in on weekends could actually have some benefits, thank you very much. For the study, researchers based in South Korea[...]

'I Did A 30-Day Pushup Challenge—Here's What Happened'

Thursday  10:25,   22 june 2017
Women's Health

There's a reason military sergeants demand pushups as a form of punishment. They are effing hard, can knock even the fittest off their feet—okay, toes—and seem to be designed to reveal weaknesses. So much so that fitness editors have been[...]

Coconut oil is about as healthy as beef fat or butter

Wednesday  19:02,   21 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>Coconut oil is about as healthy as beef fat or butter, and the American Heart Association wishes you wouldn't use it.</p>The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut[...]

Michelle Obama is your summer workout inspiration

Wednesday  10:52,   21 june 2017
Harper's Bazaar

The former First Lady is encouraging us all to keep healthy this summerObama shared photos from her workout this afternoon, and they're the perfect fitspiration. In the pics, the former FLOTUS breaks a sweat with her close friends while doing[...]

6 things that happen to your body when you start taking vitamins

Wednesday  10:52,   21 june 2017
Hello Giggles

<p>You exercise, eat healthy, and you get enough sleep. But there are some other things you can do to live a healthy lifestyle, like taking vitamins.</p>If you find the right vitamins, you’ll be getting all the nutrients you need every single[...]

Indian girl with rare 'swollen head' condition dies suddenly

Tuesday  18:07,   20 june 2017
AFP

An Indian girl who made international headlines when a rare condition caused her head to swell to more than twice the normal size has died, days before she was to undergo corrective surgery. Roona Begum's family said she died Sunday at her home in a [...]

How I Stay Healthy Without Working Out

Tuesday  11:06,   20 june 2017
PopSugar

How I Stay Healthy Without Working Out Having a 13-month-old son has helped legitimize my "I don't have time to work out" excuse, but in all honestly, I'm just choosing not to. It's a choice that used to make me feel guilty. "I should go to the[...]

How much do Canadian women ACTUALLY spend on tampons and pads each year?

Tuesday  11:03,   20 june 2017
Chatelaine

One estimate put it around $29. We crunched the numbers and found it to be much higher. Here’s why the majority of Canadians think menstrual supplies should be[...]

Alcohol is worse for women than men - here’s why

Monday  21:41,   19 june 2017
Chatelaine

Evidence links alcohol consumption to breast cancer and other health risks that primarily affect women.On the whole, women drink less than men. In our recent survey, we asked 1,500 Canadians how often they drank. Seventeen percent of women say[...]

This Is What It's Really Like to Go On a Weight-Loss Cruise

Monday  21:40,   19 june 2017
Redbook

Weight Watchers launched their first vessel into the sea. The only question: Would my scale sink or swim?But when the opportunity came to sail aboard the Weight Watchers Rejuvenation Vacation at Sea - the very first time the brand has launched a[...]

We have been blowing our noses wrong and it could be damaging our sinuses, an expert reveals

Monday  19:26,   19 june 2017
Country Living UK

<p>Especially good to know during hay fever seaso</p><p></p><p></p>In an attempt to clear the nasal passages, many of us give our noses a forceful blow. But this may be causing more harm than[...]

Losing Weight Will Feel Easy If You Do These 4 Things

Monday  07:25,   19 june 2017
PopSugar

Whether you have five or 50 pounds to lose doesn't matter - losing weight is hard! But it doesn't have to be. Make your weight-loss journey easier and more enjoyable by following these four tips. Heck, you might even lose weight faster![...]