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While negative moods can lead people to seek instant gratification, happier people were driven to make healthier food choices for long-term and future health benefits, a new study has found. A team of scientists from the University of Delaware, Cornell University, Hanyang University ERICA and Yonsei University in South Korea

Infertility is a big concern for many couples. Here is how to optimise your chances – the natural way, says Dr. Colin La Grange  The most important growth step any couple can take after their commitment to each other is the choice to have children. Very few people know what they are in

Q. I had a checkup, and my doctor said I have to start exercising or I’m in for trouble. I’m too embarrassed by how I look to go to the gym. Should I buy a treadmill? A. You could get a treadmill, but it’ll probably be an expensive clothes-hanger inside

Joining the ever-increasing number of celebrities who aid themselves for worthy charities, football icon Michael Owen, has committed to raising money for Prostate Cancer UK by competing in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. The former Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and England striker,  and fourth on the

The perfect woman revealed?According to a recent survey conducted in the United Kingdom by dating app Lovoo, 2000 men believe the perfect woman  is 5ft 5in tall and 128 pounds (58kg), is a 34 C, enjoys white wine and steak, drives a Mini Cooper and is adventurous in bed. The

Children who are exposed to comics that encourage healthy foods, have a significantly improved attitude when it comes to snack selection, reports a new study, published in the journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. “Manga comics could be used to promote healthier behaviors and beliefs related to fruit consumption in

While healthy habits like having daily exercise routines, eating healthy foods and avoiding impulsive purchases, are difficult to maintain, feeling tired helps us make better healthcare decisions, a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research has found. “We proposed that people are more motivated to engage in healthful

With portion sizes having steadily increased over the last few decades, new research out of Carnegie Mellon University suggests that not only do larger portions lead consumers to enjoy their food less, they also reduce how often people consume those foods.  Each bite of a food or sip of a

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Globally one in 14 women has been sexually assaulted by someone other than a partner – this shocking statistic comes from the first global estimate of this worldwide problem, published on Wednesday. “Our findings indicate a pressing health and human rights concern,” the investigators said. According to a report published

The general assumption that women lose interest in sex as they get older may be nothing more than a myth, researchers claim. “Women who said sex was moderately or extremely important were three times as likely to remain active as women who said not at all. There’s this popular public