“Change is here. There is no one from afar who will come and effect change in your life. It is only you who can bring about change in your lifestyle because you are the master of your own destiny.” These are the encouraging words from Ornica Netshiozwi, founding member ofRead More →

If you’ve spent any time watching TV recently, you probably couldn’t escape all the drug ads, sometimes in quick succession. A recent televised sporting event, for example, featured one ad for a drug to help you fall asleep, followed by another to keep you awake, according to an editorial inRead More →

Exercise is a vital element of a healthful lifestyle; it helps maintain heart health, improve mood, and fight weight gain. New research also suggests that it can protect a person’s cognitive skills, and a new study uncovers fresh information as to how this can happen. How does exercise help protectRead More →

Many successful runners—take Michael Wardian or Scott Jurek for example—follow a plant-based diet. And if you’ve been weighing your options about whether or not to go vegetarian or vegan, there’s now even more evidence that nixing meat from your diet can give your performance a boost—especially if you typically go longer distances. According toRead More →

Scientists have developed the world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device that can warn people of overexposure to ultraviolet rays (UV) a leading factor for developing skin cancer. Currently, people do not know how much UV light they are actually getting. The rugged and waterproof device interacts wirelessly with the phone andRead More →

Lycopene is a naturally occurring chemical that gives fruits and vegetables the bright red color. It is one amongst a number of pigments called carotenoids. Lycopene is found in tomatoes, red cabbage, mango, carrots, apricots, guavas, red oranges, watermelons, pink grapefruits and rosehips. Lycopene is a powerful antioxidant that offersRead More →