The Zika virus continues to stir public alarm as more domestic cases are reported. The illness, which can stunt the brain's growth during pregnancy due to microcephaly, has affected a total of 2,260 people in the U.S. Now, researchers are monitoring the brains of babies affected and studying just how the virus takes over. The results are devastating.
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Weight-watching women, rejoice! Often maligned by nutritionists and weight loss experts, potatoes could soon redeem themselves thanks to an experiment conducted by researchers at McGill University, which revealed that Irish potato extract could actually play a key role in the fight against obesity. That is awesome news for those of us who love ourselves some papas!
Think your coffee is tasting particularly bitter this morning? Then you might want to take a closer look at the mug it's in rather than the brew you're drinking. A new research has found that the color of your coffee mug could have an effect on how you perceive its taste. Crazy, right? Turns out our brain associates various characteristics with different colors and that, in turn, changes how we taste our drink. Read on to find out what color would make your coffee taste sweetest.
Now THIS is science we could all get behind. A new study shows that drinking red wine is as good for you as going to the gym! Now all those nights you decided to sit back and watch yourself some Scandal while drinking a glass of red instead of hitting the treadmill were worth it. Works for me!
Let's be honest, ladies. We've always known our vaginas are pretty amazing, but now it seems like we finally have the science to back it up. Researchers have recently discovered a new miracle antibiotic made by the bacteria that live inside our lady bits!
While men's bodies appear to produce nothing but hormones, sweat, suspicious odors, and sperm, women's bodies possess the ability to produce adorable babies and life-giving milk, as well as a newly discovered antibiotic called lactocillin. Take that, hombres! We win!
Many of us use antibacterial soap to kill off the germies when we wash our hands, but a new report released by the American Chemical Society found that ingredients in these soaps can harm fetuses.
You may think you're taking the right step to stay healthy and ward off sickness, but in reality it could be a real hazard to pregnant women and their unborn babies.
There are so many weight loss methods out there that women are told to follow. Whether it's fasting for a couple of days or cutting back on carbs, it's almost always something extreme that almost always fails.
However, there's a book called Tapping for Weight Loss that claims to have found the solution to losing and keeping the weight off. You're never going to believe WHAT the weight loss magic is either!Continue Reading >
The human body is both beautiful (have you seen J.Lo's?) and disgusting at the same time. The disgusting part is something we don't think much about. The only times we do is if we are fixated on our flaws. However, there's more than meets the eye when it comes to our bodies and it is NOT a pretty sight.
I'm not even talking about your chichos or your stretch marks. In fact, it goes beyond that and it's pretty GROSS!
I know it's only barely the start of winter, but I am already sick and tired of it and this Polar Vortex nonsense. For once I would like to not feel frostbitten, but little did I know that this is a good way to lose weight! Not the frostbite, but allowing yourself to be exposed to colder temperatures.
Experts have found that by remaining in uncomfortably cold environments you can easily and healthily lose weight as opposed to being warm and cozy. Hmm, I don't know about that...Continue Reading >
Everywhere you look today you are bound to see a fast food restaurant. It's convenient when you're in a rush for a meal that isn't too expensive, but we all know it's not the healthiest choice. The issue is we don't order from the kids menu, but instead super size our meals because it offers us the better deal. Unfortunately that better deal also contributes to the country's obesity problem and our inability to have self control.
However it looks like fast food companies have been keeping a secret from us that are causing us to eat more without even realizing it!Continue Reading >