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PARENTING

Spices that You Should Not Eat During Pregnancy

Photo: Courtesy An expectant woman should be very careful with what she eats before delivering her baby. This is because what she eats directly affects her health and that of the baby. While most women only concentrate on the foods they eat, studies have shown that the spices used in the preparation of different meals also have a big role to play.

  6 days ago ago
Spices that You Should Not Eat During Pregnancy

HEALTH

Foods You Should Be Careful About When You Get to 40years As they Can Cause or Worsen Arthritis

Photo: Courtesy You are what you eat and the foods you eat have a direct impact on your health. As people tend to age there are complications that arise and the foods we eat can be of relief or make things worse for us. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), people tend to have joint pains once they reach 40 years of age and the situation can get worse based on the foods they eat.

  9 days ago ago
Foods You Should Be Careful About When You Get to 40years As they Can Cause or Worsen Arthritis

FOOD

Foods that Can Kill You if You Are Not Keen

Photo: Courtesy Apart from the dangerous items and equipment in your kitchen that can kill you, there are delicious foods that can pose risks. Here are the foods you need to be careful with; 1. Tomatoes Photo: Courtesy Tomatoes are some of the most important ingredients that people need to prepare most foods.

  1 month ago ago
Foods that Can Kill You if You Are Not Keen

HEALTH

What Your Blood Type Mean for Different Diseases and Infections

Photo: Courtesy Though very important, most people don’t think much about their blood types. Knowing your blood type can help you know your risk of contracting some diseases. According to a research in the Annals of Internal Medicine, individuals with type O blood have 12 percent lower chances of testing COVID-19 positive and 13 percent of going down with severe coronavirus disease.

  9 days ago ago
What Your Blood Type Mean for Different Diseases and Infections

HEALTH

How Drinking Coffee Keeps You in Good Health

Photo: Courtesy Coffee has several benefits that continue to be recognized each day. The latest is that coffee can help keep your kidney in good health. According to the American National Kidney Foundation, drinking coffee regularly can help prevent the occurrence of painful kidney stones. The foundation says that drinking at least a cup of coffee daily lowers the dangers of kidney stones by about 45 percent.

  10 days ago ago
How Drinking Coffee Keeps You in Good Health

HEALTH

Most People Who Get Moderna Vaccine Experience these Side Effects

Photo: Courtesy Since the administration of COVID-19 vaccines began, the number of new cases have gone down. However, some vaccine recipients have experienced some side effects from the shots. According to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people should know the vaccine side effects that come with every type of vaccine.

  1 month ago ago
Most People Who Get Moderna Vaccine Experience these Side Effects

FASHION-BEAUTY

Side Effects of Showering Every Day

Photo: Courtesy Nobody ever gives it a thought that jumping in the shower to get a nice cold or warm wash can have some effects. But the truth is that it truly does, the soaps and fragrant body washes can come with some impacts that you have never thought about if used daily.

  2 months ago ago
Side Effects of Showering Every Day

FASHION-BEAUTY

Foods that Keep Bringing Pimples to Your Face

Photo: Courtesy You are what you eat and that is true for the pimples on your face. Many things can cause the pimples but most of them are usually derived from what you eat. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), pimples and acne are some of the most common conditions that affect the skin.

  1 month ago ago
Foods that Keep Bringing Pimples to Your Face

HEALTH

Foods that Won’t Allow You to Have a Flat Tummy

Photo: Courtesy There are several factors that can hinder you from having a flat belly but most of the factors depend on your diet. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the factors include taking soda, interrupted eating, insomnia and popular foods that people love.

  2 months ago ago
Foods that Won’t Allow You to Have a Flat Tummy

HEALTH

Signs You Are Suffering from Deadly Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome

Photo: Courtesy Since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the world almost two years ago, scientists have been studying different things about the virus. Through those studies, there have been realizations that people still suffer from some symptoms after recovering. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), assuming health complications after suffering from COVID-19 can lead to death.

  1 month ago ago
Signs You Are Suffering from Deadly Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome

HEALTH

COVID-19: Ways You Are Weakening Your Immunity

Photo: Courtesy Though not known to many people, most of the things you are constantly doing could be ruining your immune system. They are things you may not be giving much thought but they matter. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), all the things you do daily are going to influence your health in a particular way, either for better or for worse.

  2 months ago ago
COVID-19: Ways You Are Weakening Your Immunity

HEALTH

COVID-19: The Side Effects of Vaccines in Children

Photo: Courtesy All drugs and medications including vaccines undergo a serious series of tests before they are cleared for use but most of them usually end up with some side effects for their users. Many countries have started administering vaccines to children under the age of 18 but do people really understand the side effects of the vaccines in children?

  10 days ago ago
COVID-19: The Side Effects of Vaccines in Children

HEALTH

Why COVID-19 Might Not Spare You When You Catch It

Photo: Courtesy One thing most people forget about COVID-19 vaccine is that it does not just prevent you from contracting the virus but it also helps you prepare your immunity when the virus gets you. A recent report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that 99 percent of the COVID-19 related deaths have one thing in common.

  2 months ago ago
Why COVID-19 Might Not Spare You When You Catch It

HEALTH

Alleged Treatments Used By Doctors to Fight COVID-19

Photo: Courtesy Even with the vaccines being administered, the Delta strain continues to cause some breakthrough infections. Because of that there are efficacious drugs and treatments that doctors are using to contain the situation. Since the pandemic began, some drugs have been repurposed to help in fighting the virus.

  2 months ago ago
Alleged Treatments Used By Doctors to Fight COVID-19

HEALTH

Foods that Take Away a Day from Your Life Every Time You Eat them

Photo: Courtesy There are some foods that are greatly loved by people and cannot be resisted most of the times but it seems they are not healthy and dangerous to your health. According to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), these foods are so harmful that they can subtract up to a day from your life.

  1 month ago ago
Foods that Take Away a Day from Your Life Every Time You Eat them

HEALTH

Things that May Cause You Unending Headaches

Photo: Courtesy Several things can cause stubborn headaches and several studies attribute most of the migraines to things we drink and eat. According to the American Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there foods and drinks that can trigger incessant headaches when they are accompanied by other factors.

  1 month ago ago
Things that May Cause You Unending Headaches

HEALTH

COVID-19: The Dangers of Skipping the Second Dose of the Vaccines

Photo: Courtesy With the number of cases going down, some people may be lured to ignore the second dose. But not going for the second dose may expose you to more risks. There have been reports that many people are skipping their second doses of the COVID-19 vaccines.

  1 month ago ago
COVID-19: The Dangers of Skipping the Second Dose of the Vaccines

HEALTH

Signs You Don’t Get Enough Sleep at Night

Photo: Courtesy Many people will tell you how sleep is important even those who have never stepped into a medical class. This is because the benefits of sleep cannot be overlooked. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), good sleep keeps your immunity at its best.

  1 month ago ago
Signs You Don’t Get Enough Sleep at Night

HEALTH

Why Diet Soda is Worse than You Think

Photo: Courtesy Though calorie-free, several studies have revealed that diet soda comes with risks that many people do not know. Most people love diet sodas because they do not come with the dangers associated with full-sugar drinks. For this reason, many individuals usually think that diet sodas are healthier than the sugary substitutions.

  2 months ago ago
Why Diet Soda is Worse than You Think

FASHION-BEAUTY

Drinking Habits that Age You Faster

Photo: Courtesy Though grabbing drinks with friends may feel irresistible, some of these habits may have consequences like aging you prematurely. People need to remain keen because of the many options that are available. With the many options available one may feel tempted to grab too much sugary or alcoholic drinks responsible for the early wrinkles.

  2 months ago ago
Drinking Habits that Age You Faster