Antioxidant in apple extends lifespan

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 12:35

Fruits and vegetables like tomatoes, broccoli, blueberries and apples, are excellent sources of antioxidants.

Exercise good for men’s sexual health

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 13:48

Exercise is not only good for a man`s heart, but his sexual health as well, says an Australian study.

Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 13:21

A study says exercise improves how cancer patients feel during & after treatment, and may also extend their lives.

Pre-pregnancy diet affects offspring’s health

Last Updated: Saturday, July 02, 2011, 12:29

Poor maternal diet before conception can result in the offspring being born with reduced birth weight and increased risk of developing type II diabetes and obesity.

Taking apples daily keeps cardio risks at bay

Last Updated: Friday, July 08, 2011, 12:13

Flavonoids, collectively known as Vitamin P and cirtrin, concentrate in the skin of apples, which also give fruits their distinctive flavours.

Black tea is as healthy as green tea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 00:07

It might be virtuous and exotic, but buying expensive green tea for its health-boosting properties may be a waste of money, according to a new study.

`Green exercise` can boost mental health

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 09:32

Just five minutes of exercise in a park, working in a backyard garden, on a nature trail, or other green space can boost mood and self-esteem, according to a new study.

Go vegetarian to ward off bowel disorder

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 20, 2011, 12:16

Go vegetarian to ward off bowel disorder. A vegetarian diet seems to stave off common bowel disorder, characterised by cramps, gas, feeling of fulness, bouts of constipation.

Have protein-rich breakfast, cut overeating

Last Updated: Monday, July 25, 2011, 10:07

Eating healthy, protein-rich breakfasts, such as waffles made with protein powder, can be a simple strategy for improving appetite control and preventing overeating.

Exercise also benefits cognitive and brain health

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 12:59

Aerobic exercise and strength training play a vital role in maintaining brain and cognitive health throughout life.

Apples great for cardiac health

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 09:56

Taking apples daily is one way of keeping risks linked with cardio health at bay.

Blueberries are the latest `superfruits`

Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 17:44

A new study has named a variety of fresh, antioxidant-rich blueberries as the latest "superfruit."