How to Relieve Sore Muscles From Dancing?

How to Relieve Sore Muscles From Dancing?

Muscle convulsions take place when a muscle has actually been inflamed or hurt in some method. An inflammation can take place as an outcome of recurring movement i.e., vacuuming, raking leaves, ironing clothing, playing tennis, and so on or an extending or pulling injury. Muscles…

Career-Oriented African Women Should Make Health And Wellness A Priority

Career-Oriented African Women Should Make Health And Wellness A Priority

April is National Minority Health Month, and while we know the dismal statistics regarding diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other common illnesses that affect Black women, one thing we often fail to consider is the dramatic impact work can have on one’s health. According to…

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: The Secret Power Of Tiger Nuts

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon: The Secret Power Of Tiger Nuts

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…

The Pink Pill: “Female Viagra” Backed By FDA Panel

The Pink Pill: “Female Viagra” Backed By FDA Panel

By a vote of 18-6, the advisory panel for the Food and Drug Administration has recommended approval of flibanserin, a drug used to treat sexual dysfunction in women, the New York Times reports. If approved by the FDA, the pink pill will be used to…

Can The Heat From A Laptop Affect Fertility?

Can The Heat From A Laptop Affect Fertility?

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…

The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

The 5 Surprising & Less-Known Reasons You’re Packing On Extra Weight

It is very clear that obesity is a huge problem Africans face in todays globalized world. Obesity is also a risk factor for other disease like Diabetes and heart disease. While calories and/ or a sedentary lifestyle  contribute immensely to the problem, there are a number of…

Teenage pregnancy in South Africa

Teenage pregnancy in South Africa

She slowly straddles to fetch water at a nearby tape with her 8 month daughter strapped to her back.Her four year old son plays with a worn out tyre, running up and down the small surrounding enclosure.As soon as her bucket is full, Lesego goes…

Will ‘tax’ reduce the obesity epidemic in South Africa?

Will ‘tax’ reduce the obesity epidemic in South Africa?

South Africans have become more obese over the last 30 years and SA is now considered the most obese country in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over half of the country’s adults are now overweight and obese; this includes 42% of women and 13% of men who are…

5 Drinks That Will Help You Lose Weight

5 Drinks That Will Help You Lose Weight

If you have decided to lose the extra pounds, then you surely know that the only way to do that is by combining workouts with a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. However, there are some types of drinks that will speed up the fat burning…