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There’s good news for all those who’ll be receiving chocolates this Valentine’s Day. Researchers with the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service have found a new scientific way to verify the origin of cacao beans. That means you can find out which type of cacao you’re eating and

Beautiful actress Kate Winslet, famed for her natural good looks, shares her views on beauty.   What is your definition of beauty? My definition of beauty is a woman who can love with her whole self. Without vanity and unconditionally. But in a more conventional sense, my definition of beauty

Here are some practical flab busting exercises to help you get a flatter tummy: Lunge chop: great all-rounder; targets arms, legs and abs. 1)     Find a sturdy park bench or coffee table that will hold your weight. Standing alongside it, step up with your right leg and hold a medicine

We’ve put together a list of  perfect Valentine’s Day gift ideas for him Tradition has it that Valentine’s Day is about men showering the women in their lives with roses, candy and a night on the town, but we believe in turning the tables and sharing the love with those

Responding to a report that states that the department of health is considering a “sugar tax” to encourage South Africans to consume less nutritional consultant, Vanessa Ascencao suggests that sugar should be classified as a class A drug. According to Ascencao, science has proven that sugar is taking a devastating toll

Smokers feel more fatigue and have less motivation to change their lifestyles, suggest new findings published in the journal Respirology. Smokers are also more likely to suffer symptoms of anxiety and depression, according to researchers at State University of Londrina, in Brazil. The latest study involved 50 smokers and 50

Comparing three different meal options for a South African family of four highlights what meal is the healthiest. If you think that healthy eating is more expensive than fast food, think again. A healthier meal can be more affordable as well as quick and easy if you plan in advance.

Younger pet owners have stronger social relationships and connections to their communities, a new study published in the journal Applied Developmental Science has found. “Our findings suggest that it may not be whether an animal is present in an individual’s life that is most significant but rather the quality of

In South Africa, two out of three women and almost one in three men are overweight or obese. Results from the SANHANES-1 survey show that overweight and obesity seem to be highest among children aged two to five. Some 18,9% of girls are overweight and 4,9% obese, while 17,5% of

In what has been described as a major breakthrough in the battle to cure children who suffer from peanut allergies, British scientists have developed a treatment works by gradually exposing the children to tiny amounts of the nut in the form of a powder mixed with another food, and so