HABITS, HEALTH & HAPPINESS Although many factors are associated with an increased in colorectal cancer, and some hormone dependent cancers such as breast and endometrial cancers, it’s estimated that 30 percent of all cancers may be the result of our diet. Here are some tips to help you reduce your risk: 1. Achieve and maintain […]
Author: Ngozi Franca Okoye
Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing fathers . Enjoy your day and may you all continue to reap the benefits of your amazing hardwork.
Practical tips to help your child do well in school Do your child’s teachers say he/she’s finding it hard to concentrate in class? Before you start panicking about a future of failed GCSE, JSSC / SSCE or GCE and delinquent behaviour, give him/her a glass of water. Experts suspect that inadequate drinking facilities at schools […]
—LIVE LONGER How would you like to live longer and feel healthier? Control your weight, have the right weight, so that you are neither overweight or underweight. Establish regular eating habits with no snacking between meals. Learn and try not to eat late. Eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Enjoy a hearty and well […]
Think F.I.T. To make physical improvements, you need to work your body harder than usual. This is referred to as the overload principle. As your body becomes more conditioned, you need to increase the frequency, intensity, or time of your workouts in order to continue improving your fitness level. Frequency: How often you exercise. For […]
ANGER Management Did you know that in the average office, tempers flare every 60 minutes? Or were you too busy having an argument with that annoying colleague from accounts to notice? Sometimes it gets even more serious. According to statistics, one in five people are now attacked or seriously verbally abused at work. As more […]
Happy Easter to everyone. Easter is a time of renewal and a time to spring clean your life. It is a time to make out for family and not just a time to eat Easter eggs. Have fun with your Easter egg hunting.
Conflicting stories about the benefits and dangers of alcohol appear in the newspapers so frequently; it is no wonder people feel confused about the issue. The simple answer is that alcohol can be good and bad; it’s all a question of how much you imbibe. It comes down to that old adage a little of […]
Sweating is controlled by the parasympathetic nervous system, and happens in response to a need or cooling and also as a side effect of excitement. The cooling effect is important. In hot climates a person would die if he did not sweat adequately. Sweating is triggered by a ‘thermostat centre in the brain. Interestingly, the […]
A lot of people shudder when they hear the word fat. However there are some fats that the body needs for optimum functioning. They are named essential fatty acids (EFAs). EFAs are basically required by all living cells in the body to function properly. Therefore a lack of these can lead to many of the […]