How to keep your bones strong and healthy

November 30, 2016

Bones create the frame on which your body is built. You also need bones for protection and to carry out even a small task with ease. Along with providing strength, balance and support for your […]

Gratitude improves health —Research

November 25, 2016

More and more researchers are finding that gratitude doesn’t just make you feel like a better person, it’s actually good for your health. “Clinical trials indicate that the practice of gratitude can have dramatic and […]

10 tips to avoid accidents in your home

November 22, 2016

When you think of injury, you think of harm that occurs somewhere other than your own home, but it may surprise you to learn that nearly 45 per cent of unintentional injury deaths happen in […]

What you can do to prevent heart attack

November 21, 2016

Heart attack seems to be on the prowl, plucking many lives. Don’t wait to be a victim. You can protect your heart from attack. And it’s simpler than you might think. These 10 lifestyle changes […]

How coffee can make you live longer

November 15, 2016

A new study published in the journal Circulation found that regular coffee drinkers—people who drank less than five cups of coffee in a given day—have a lower risk of dying early from a number of […]

10 reasons you’re tired all the time

November 14, 2016

Lack of sleep isn’t the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don’t do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can make getting through your day a chore. Here, experts […]

Health benefits of pear

November 11, 2016

Soft and sweet, pears are a treat in themselves. Once called the “gift of the gods” by Homer, author of the Odyessy, pears are packed with nutrients, fiber and antioxidants, making them a delicious but […]

Good thing about morning sickness is…

November 10, 2016 Sade Oguntola

Nothing can blast the elation of discovering you’re pregnant faster than morning sickness. Around half to two-thirds of all pregnant women will experience symptoms of morning sickness such as nausea and vomiting to some degree, […]

How to care for your car battery

November 2, 2016

The last thing you need is a car that won’t start because the battery is dead. You can avoid that expensive service or tow charge (and the worry of being stranded!) by carrying out a […]

Five rules to set yourself up for success

November 1, 2016

IF you want to succeed, you need to set goals. Without goals, you lack focus and direction. Goal setting not only allows you to take control of your life’s direction; it also provides you a […]

Health benefits of onions

October 31, 2016

ONIONS, like garlic, are members of the Allium family and both are rich in sulphur-containing compounds that are responsible for their pungent odours and for many of their health-promoting effects. A wide variety of allyl […]

Health benefits of olive oil

October 28, 2016

You will see people arguing about animal fats, seed oils and almost everything in between. But one of the few fats that most people agree is healthy is extra virgin olive oil. This oil, part […]

Want to shed weight? This is how

October 27, 2016 David

It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honour a daily routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing some fatty snack, thinking, Oops, diet over. There is […]

Why using earphones could be dangerous

October 24, 2016 Vera Onana

As a work tool, for leisure, while exercising or simply to drown the realities of our everyday hustle…headphones are a common sight in today’s world. For the younger generation, it may be trendy to always […]

10 things to dispose of for better health

October 24, 2016

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients for healthy recipes, and the list goes on. But becoming the […]

Do you like salt? Think again

October 19, 2016

Small amounts of salt are essential for our health. Adults need less than 1 gram per day and children need even less. But many of us eat far more salt than we need, putting us […]

5 sweet benefits of taking bitters

October 13, 2016 Oluwatoba Olaitan

Many nutritionists and other health experts believe that far too many modern industrialised humans are deficient in bitter substances, which, in part, contributes to our epic rise in digestive-related illnesses, inflammatory conditions, immune challenges, diabetes, […]

6 worse money habits you didn’t know you had

October 12, 2016

It’s incredibly difficult to see how tiny day-to-day spending routines can impact our long-term success. But money is tied to almost all of our decisions, and it’s those minuscule daily choices that can snowball into […]

Tips to guard against tyre blowouts

October 4, 2016

Take it from former race-car driver Johnny Unser — checking for telltale warnings of a worn-out tyre is more important than you think. It can prevent tyre blowouts and save you and others from unnecessary […]

Beware! Potholes can hurt your neck, back

September 28, 2016 Sade Oguntola

Many Nigerians believe that the deplorable condition of Nigerian roads, especially in the commercial cities, has contributed immensely to the stunted growth our economy has witnessed over the years. In many parts of this country, […]

8 reasons to eat onions daily

September 21, 2016 Sade Oguntola

Ever wondered why onion is an ingredient for soups to enhance taste and flavour? What about onion for garnishing suya or boiled rice? While onions may bring a tear to the eye and delight to […]

How to prevent blindness

September 20, 2016 Tessy Umunakwe

Have you ever made a conscious effort to close your eyes for one minute? If yes, it is almost certain you didn’t wait for a minute before you opened them.  Reason?  The few seconds you […]

5 costly car maintenance mistakes

September 19, 2016

Here are some more bad habits that drivers may not be aware can cost them money – mostly in terms of fuel efficiency.   Your tyres are underinflated Underinflated tyres increase tyre wear and reduce […]

5 ways to avoid online fraud

September 16, 2016 Kehinde Oyetimi

There is an indescribably growing attachment between almost every individual and the internet. Across the globe, access to the internet has become synonymous to access to air. The internet not only provides innovations on daily […]

Why children should sleep early

September 6, 2016

MAKING sure little ones get enough sleep might just be one of the best things one could do for their health, both now and later on, experts have said. At a time communication gadgets are […]