China has been producing fake rice for at least four years and it is still on the market. Its been reported that this “rice” – believe it or not – contains poisonous plastic called resin, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and other chemicals used in pharmaceutical tablets. It is shaped like regular
Sedentary lifestyle and erratic eating habits affect our health in many ways and one of the most common consequences is GUT TROUBLE. The ease with which your stomach gets cleaned depends entirely on what you eat. And with a careful selection of foods and drinks, you can beat those bad-bowel-days.
By Natasha Ellah
At 100 Naira (£0.32/$0.50) a bag, Tiger Nuts or ‘Aya’ are one of the cheapest African Superfoods I have found while rummaging through the Nigerian market. Normally sold by Hausa mallams, they also have the informal name of ‘Northern Groundnut’. In Nigeria, the Hausas call it “Aya”, Yorubas
Sometimes, I get to the point where I’m so groggy and weighed down that I can barely get out of bed. When this starts happening, I know I need to detox and alkalize my body.
When your body is acidic, those acids build up in your system causing you to feel
Having a very active life is something that i believe in. Although i do have those days when i just want to be lazy and curl up in bed doing absolutely nothing, i am for the most part, a very active person. I am a member of Fitness First gym
At the top of the year, Kandi Burruss decided to try her hand at the in-vitro fertilization process. The reality star has been quite vocal in the past regarding her desire to have another child. At 38 years old, she was ready to take the next major step with her new
Is your nail polish to blame for those extra five pounds that snuck up on you this past summer? As outrageous as this sounds, a recent study conducted by Duke University and the Environmental Working Group suggests that there may be a link between a common nail polish ingredient and
First things first – let’s talk what’s considered “normal hair loss” so we can establish a baseline for how much hair the average woman should expect to lose on a day to day basis. And according to the American Academy of Dermatology, the average adult woman can expect to lose
In women, the answer is almost certainly no. Since eggs are produced in the ovaries, which are inside a woman's body, heat from a laptop or other external source is not likely to be so intense that it raises your core body temperature enough to damage the ovaries and hurt
Nail polish is pretty, but it’s full of chemicals. Formaldehyde, artificial nails and human nail filings are the biggest causes and triggers of occupational asthma in nail salons. Some of the risk-reduction advice is already at play in various salons around the city. Many of them use spring-loaded bottles for