Health

The exotic coconut: The super nut (Part 4)

The exotic coconut: The super nut (Part 4)

The coconut and its water, milk, and oil have endless health benefits. Last week in Part 3, I expounded on coconut oils myriads of uses for the care of the skin, ranging from the aesthetic aspect to maintaining healthy skin and healing infections like skin and nail fungal infections (athletes foot and others) to preventing wrinkles and signs of premature skin aging.

Healing with homeopathy: How does it work

Healing with homeopathy: How does it work

During the last forty years, the interest in homeopathy has grown as an increasing number of people realize that conventional medicine cannot cure all diseases and the treatments also cause serious side effects.

What are the health benefits of tea?

What are the health benefits of tea?

Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, second only to water. All tea, including the four main types (black, white, green and oolong) originates from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. Although all tea has the same origin, the differences occur in the harvesting and processing.

Heavy snoring, sleep apnea linked to earlier cognitive decline

Heavy snoring, sleep apnea linked to earlier cognitive decline

Breathing problems during sleep - such as heavy snoring and sleep apnea - may be associated with earlier decline in memory and thinking skills. This is the finding of a new study published in the journal Neurology.

Technology and toddlers: Pros and cons

Technology and toddlers: Pros and cons

In the first couple of years, infants and toddlers mainly interact with humans and their interactions with objects such as toys are always in the framework of peoples interaction.

Eat to lose fat

Eat to lose fat

All of us dream to eat as much as we can and yet stay skinny. This dream may come true after all. Superfoods are foods that make it possible for you to eat and lose the spare fat around your belly.

Blood donors may pass food allergies to kid recipients

Blood donors may pass food allergies to kid recipients

Children who receive blood transfusions can develop new and potentially deadly food allergies, Canadian doctors warned Tuesday.

Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

Study shows blood cells need nitric oxide to deliver oxygen

New findings on how red blood cells deliver oxygen from the lungs to tissue in may mean it is time to rewrite the text books on how the respiratory cycle works.

Arts and crafts, socializing in middle and old age may protect against cognitive decline

Arts and crafts, socializing in middle and old age may protect against cognitive decline

Popular notion holds that keeping the brain active as we age - by doing crosswords, for example - can help protect against cognitive decline later in life. Now, a new study claims socializing or taking part in arts, crafts and computer activities may have the same effect, reducing the risk of mild cognitive impairment.

The happiness vitamin

The happiness vitamin

In 2009, she began training Zumba, which made her the first Zumba instructor in Saudi Arabia as well as one of the first instructors in the Middle East.