Coconut Oil Nutritional Value

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Coconut Oil Nutritional Value is the next on our nutritional Value posts series and i hope you learn something new. Coconut oil , or copra oil , is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm ( Cocos nucifera ). It has various applications. […]

Types Of Scent Leaves

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk There are different types of scent leaves, even though people are ignorant of that fact. Scent leaves are all known as Basil, great basil or Saint-Joseph’s-wort. A culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae (mints). Basil is native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia . It is a tender plant, and […]

Exercise Your Sure Antidote for Aging

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk If you want to counter the physical costs of getting old, regular exercise might be your best option, researchers report. The findings “debunk the assumption that aging automatically makes us more frail ,” said researcher Janet Lord. She is director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing at the University of Birmingham in […]

Air Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy Linked with Brain Abnormalities in Children

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk A new study has linked residential air pollution during fetal life exposure with brain abnormalities that could contribute to impaired cognitive function in school-aged children, even at levels that are considered “safe.” A team of scientists from the Netherlands has discovered that exposure to fine particles during fetal life is associated with a […]

A lifetime of regular exercise slows down aging, study finds

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Researchers at the University of Birmingham and King’s College London have found that staying active keeps the body young and healthy. The researchers set out to assess the health of older adults who had exercised most of their adult lives to see if this could slow down ageing. The study recruited 125 amateur […]

How One Child’s Sickle Cell Mutation Helped Protect the World From Malaria

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk Thousands of years ago, a special child was born in the Sahara. At the time, this was not a desert; it was a green belt of savannas, woodlands, lakes and rivers. Bands of hunter-gatherers thrived there, catching fish and spearing hippos. A genetic mutation had altered the child’s hemoglobin, the molecule in red […]

WHO Names South African Listeria Outbreak World’s Largest

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), South Africa is currently in the middle of the largest listeria outbreak ever seen. As of this week , the outbreak has sickened almost 1,000, with at least 180 fatalities, and has received extensive press coverage globally (see e.g., here and here ). The cause […]

Higher Sun Exposure Tied to Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Follow @Nhealthy_Talk High sun exposure may lower the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) , according to a study published online March 7 in Neurology . Helen Tremlett, Ph.D., from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and colleagues analyzed data from 151 patients with MS and 235 age-matched controls participating in the Nurses’ Health […]

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