Does sexual satisfaction increase with age? Well, the authors of Sex & Love at Midlife: It’s Better than Ever, Dr Bernie Zilbergeld and Dr George Zilbergeld, explain that despite the physical changes that occur in aging women, many women report the same degree of sexual pleasure and satisfaction as they

According to a study of 2 000 people, 31 years is the age most women are experienced enough to be confident in their sexual prowess and comfortable with their body shape and for men it’s at the age of 33. This is when we reach our sexual peak. Surprisingly, the

Age appropriate eating Do you know what you should be putting into your body in order to get the best out of it? We take a look at which foods are more appropriate for every age and stage. Non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancers, diabetes and other weight-related

A new study published online in the  journal Human Reproduction reveals that pre-conception stress might play a role in infertility.  Women with high levels of alpha-amylase – a biological indicator of stress measured in saliva – are nearly 30% less likely to fall pregnant each month and are more than twice

Ageing isn’t about the “butt dropping”, Cameron Diaz has warned. Having just released, The Body Book, a tome designed to help women learn about their bodies and how to look after them, the 41-year-old is often praised for her youthful looks, which she maintains by eating healthily and working out


If your friends from all over the word are popping up on your social media feeds lately, posting a picture of themselves with the hashtag #nomakeupselfie, you will be happy to know that these are for a very good cause. The “no makeup selfie” campaign may have sparked a huge

  Dietitian Celynn Erasmus writes: If you’ve ever tried to help someone to lose weight, you know what a minefield it can be. One misstep and – boom! – all your efforts seem to be for naught. And if the person you are trying to help is your significant other, the

Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation is associated with decreased folate status in women of childbearing age, according to a new study published in the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology. The researchers examined the effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays on folate levels in young women. They found that women

Three dates a month, saying ‘I love you’ 10 times a week, three surprise romantic gestures and 10 deep and meaningful conversations each month are key to a harmonious relationship, a new report out of America has revealed. The detailed study of 1 000 married Americans found that having three

    Do you follow healthy rules when it comes to eye hygiene? Probably not! A study in the journal of Optometry and Vision Science found that a mere 2% of contact-lens wearers follow the rules when it comes to eye hygiene. Some of the “no-nos” include showering, swimming and sleeping