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A healthy cocktail of a balanced diet, exercise, micronutrient supplementation and the use of topical cosmeceuticals rich in these antioxidants, is the optimal approach for  healthy-looking skin.  Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) This antioxidant acts as a first defence against free radicals. It inhibits damage of cellular lipids and regenerates vitamin

You have to admit that nothing gives you more comfort and makes you feel better than a hug from someone you care about. Recent studies have shown that hugs go a lot further than just making us feel warm and fuzzy inside – handing out a hug can also do

Globally the prevalence of obesity has seen a dramatic increase, which has prompted the World Health Organisation to label the disease a global epidemic.  Increasingly research studies are showing that this epidemic has important implications for education, demonstrating lower academic achievement among obese students and in particular females. A recent study  published

Down Syndrome South Africa is calling on South Africa to join the rest of the world in recognising World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) today, 21 March 2014, as a way of promoting the rights to happiness and wellbeing of those living with Down Syndrome. The emotive “Dear Future Mother” campaign,

Eating more yoghurt can reduce the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes, researchers at The University of Cambridge have found. The study, published in the journal Diabetologia, shows that eating yoghurt in place of other snacks, such as crisps, can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes. The study also found that higher

A research report from the University of Southern Carolina published in journal Cell Metabolism, suggests protein controls the growth hormone IGF-I, which has been linked to cancer and hence a high-protein diet during middle age could increase your risk of dying early. According to the researchers, meat and cheese lovers

Camille Hugh, author of The Thigh Gap Hack, has adolescent teenagers obsessing about the gap between their thighs. She claims this space between your inner thighs when you stand with your feet together, makes all the difference in a woman’s femininity and appearing sexy. Dr Mehmet Oz, vice chair and

This is our article of choice for today.  It’s based on a report of  a new study published by Cambridge University,  showing that high levels of the stress hormone cortisol may contribute to the risk aversion and ‘irrational pessimism’ found among bankers and fund managers during financial crises. We quote

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Fast Company offers some of the most racy, interesting, diverse content to business executives on the web and I recently enjoyed reading Drake Bauer’s 5 reasons to never eat lunch at your desk again.  He explains how getting away from your desk and outside stimulates thinking, helps you pay attention to