Supplements are a widely contested subject. On the one hand you have those who rely on their daily supplement fix to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and on the other you have the cynics who steer clear of the stuff. But what’s the general consensus? Does anybody have concrete evidence that they make a positive difference, or will it just continue to be debated until the end of time? More and more studies suggest that supplements aren’t as effective as we first believed. Only recently, sports supplements came under fire with headlines claiming “fast food helps you recover from exercise just as effectively as sports supplements.” Many claim to be a miracle cure; a supplement a day keeps the doctor away. And with so many supplements to chose from: protein, herbal, vitamin, fatty acids – who knows what’s right or wrong? To help make sense of the supplement debate, here are a few things to be aware of. More »What Supplements Do I Really Need?
If you ever thought your spouse raised your blood pressure, you now have a study to prove it. More »High Blood Pressure? Feel Free To Blame Your Spouse
There’s no avoiding it: 21st century life is just stressful. Everyone thinks they’ve got what it takes to be magical multitaskers, juggling a busy career, hectic family life and cherished personal hobbies in whatever precious time they can find. But soon enough it all catches up with you. Leave no room for ‘me time’ and you’ll inevitably become tired, irritable and stressed. In an increasingly mobile world, what better way to relax than with the help of your smartphone? If you struggle meditating or rarely set aside time for yourself, skip Candy Crush and give these apps a try. More »7 Apps That Stop You Stressing Out
Have you ever stopped for a second and wondered why, when you’re sad, liquid spills out of your eyeballs? It’s even stranger when you consider this: Humans are the only species that cries. While crying doesn’t always feel great in the moment, it’s one of many tactics your body uses to protect itself. More »Why Do Humans Cry?
Khloe Kardashian posted this photo of her supplement regimen that she’s taken to go with her on a trip to Armenia. “Vitamin party!”, she says. “I don’t have a pillbox because for all the pills I take, the pull box is large and bulky.” But is it too much? More »Can You OD On Vitamin Pills?
The ancient practice of acupuncture meets the modern desire for youthful skin. More »Would You Stick Needles In Your Face To Look Younger?
You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat. More »10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running
Catherine McGregor, The World's Highest Ranking Transgender Military Officer, Shares What It Was Like …Yahoo Health - Thu, 9 Apr, 2015 1:45 PM EDT
Australian military officer Catherine McGregor, considered the most prominent transgender woman in Australia, functioned as a male until just after her 56th birthday, she shared in a speech at a National Press Club event in Canberra, Australia this week. More »Catherine McGregor, The World's Highest Ranking Transgender Military Officer, Shares What It Was Like To Come Out
From natural immunity boosters to wellness teas to natural pastes that help prevent sunburn and stymie bruising, many of these are grounded in plants and herbs, featured in foods and drinks the locals whip up when feeling under the weather. To celebrate the World Health Organization’s annual World Health Day, we’ve brought you 19 from around the globe. More »19 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies From The Far Corners Of The World
Imagine not being able to swim or even take a shower without unbearable, itchy hives popping up on your skin. More »17-Year-Old Diagnosed With Rare Allergy To Water — Yes, Water
There’s nothing more frustrating than feeling like you’re doing all you can and not seeing the results. You don’t know how you can make even more changes than you already have – what’s the answer? If you’re ticking the major boxes, maintaining a healthy balanced diet and exercising 3-5 times a week, then it’s time to put other areas of your life under the microscope. Here are 7 possible reasons why you’re not losing fat. More »7 Reasons You're Not Losing Fat
At age 115, Michigan’s Jeralean Talley is thought to be the new world’s oldest living person after the death this week of 116-year-old Gertrude Weaver, who held the World’s Oldest Person title for 5 days after the death of 117-year-oldMisao Okawa of Japan, who passed away on Wednesday, April 1. More »Surprising Health Habits Of Jeralean Talley, The World’s New Oldest Living Person
Summer’s just around the corner and the sun-soaked beach holiday you booked months ago is creeping ever closer. So long cosy knits! The next few months are all about braving the beachwear. If you’re looking for ways you can trim down your meals and figure without resorting to a tasteless juice diet, check out our 6-detox dishes with a difference – they taste delicious! More »6 Detox Recipes That Actually Taste Good
Gabby Bernstein, speaker, author, and spiritual teacher, shares her answers to the three most common questions she gets. More »3 Life Questions Shared By Just About Everyone In The World
A healthy diet is important for everyone. Just last week, the British Journal of General Practice released a report highlighting how many parents struggle to spot the signs of obesity in their children, “resulting in damaging consequences to their health,” says the BBC. But what steps do you need to take to make positive changes to your diet? With so much dieting info readily available on the Internet, it’s hard to separate dieting fact from dieting fiction. Stick to these 7 golden rules for amazing weight loss results. More »7 Golden Rules For Weight Loss
According to Dr. Danielle Martin, Chatelaine's resident MD, the new guidelines mean fewer trips to the doctor - and that's a good thing. More »You may not need an annual Pap test or mammogram
The rose hip is the fruit of the rose plant — and it may have some major health and beauty benefits. More »From Breast Cancer To Better Skin: Is Rose Hip The New Natural Wonder ‘Drug’?
Grammy-nominated singer Avril Lavigne has revealed that she is battling Lyme disease. More »Avril Lavigne And 6 Other Celebrities Touched By Lyme Disease
Social media addiction is real. Try to work out how much time you’ve spent scrolling aimlessly down newsfeed after newsfeed rather than doing something productive… it doesn’t bear thinking about! After recently speaking to author Orianna Fielding in Is Your Mobile Phone Brainwashing You, we realised how much of an impact smartphones had on our everyday lives. But what are the warning signs that we really should step away from social media? More »6 Signs It's Time To Cut Down The Social Media
The superbug MRSA, which causes hard-to-treat infections and kills more people in the U.S. than AIDS each year, may have met its match — in a more-than-1,000-year-old medical remedy that is made of wine and a dried form of ox bile. More »1,000-Year-Old Medical Remedy Shows Promise Against MRSA
Spring is finally here, and what better way to celebrate than by dusting off your trainers and taking a run. Some of you are probably shaking your head already – skin tight lycra? No thank you. But if you do feel inspired, even in the slightest, you should definitely make the most of the new warmth and start running. We’re strong believers that everyone has a 10K in them. Still unconvinced? Here are just 10 reasons why you should pick up your water bottle and start sprinting. More »10 Reasons To Run A 10K
If you’ve ever heard a loud “boom” in the night, don’t worry, you’re not going crazy — it’s just a sign of this strange sleep condition. More »Exploding Head Syndrome: The Weird Sleep Phenomenon That’s Way More Common Than You Thought