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10 Foods To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

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There is nothing like too much nutrition for your health. Keeping a healthy body should be your primary concern, more so as you get older every day you need all the nutrients you can get.



You depend on your eyes daily for survival, keeping your eyes healthy is really important in these modern times as most of us are either working in front of computers, writing articles like me or  constantly glued to smartphones.

Most of these smart devices are known to have adverse effects on your eyes. Thus, it is absolutely necessary to keep your eyes healthy and this can be achieved by including healthy foods in our diet.

But the needed answer question is, how do you include these important nutrients in your daily diet?

To answer this let us have a look see at some of the nutritious foods that are important for improving your eye health:

1) Carrots

Carrots has beta-carotene which improves proper functioning of your eye as well as your retina. So therefore, for a better vision eating carrots is a…

12 Healthy Reasons For You To Drinking Hot Water

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Now you do know how important water is to your daily life. And you must have heard that it is recommended that at least 8 glass of water is needed for a healthy body . 




However, what you may not know is that warm water and hot water have some important benefits of their own that you just can’t get when you drink water cold.

Here are 12 healthy reasons for you to drink hot water:

1. Weight Loss

Do you want to  lose some weight, and have the best healthy metabolism, you need to start taking hot water.

The best way for this to kick start your metabolism early in the morning with a glass of hot water. 

The hot water will help to break down the adipose tissue (aka body fat) in your body.

2. Assists with Nasal and Throat Congestion

Drinking hot water is an excellent natural remedy for colds, coughs and a sore throat.
It dissolves phlegm and also helps to remove it from your respiratory tract. 

Thus, it can provide relief from a sore throat. It also helps in clearing nasal congestion.

3. Mens…

Top Five Foods For Smooth Healthy Skin

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Like they always say "you are what you eat?" While it might not be literally true, it does have a meaning though, which is that a healthy diet gives you a healthy body, and the other way around.


Eat a whole of junk, and your body is going to probably feel like, well, junk. What you eat also affect your looks on the outside, even down to your skin.

Here are five foods that improve your skin and make it glow

1. Fermented Foods

Fermented foods that contain lactose are rich in bio-available nutrients that feeds your skin from within. 

The lacto-fermentation process aids your predigestion of food, so the nutrients are more available for your skin and body to use.

2. Dark Green Leafy Veggies

Cruciferous veggies like spinach, cabbage, melon are super rich in sulfur compounds that help detoxify your skin so it is lovely, clear and radiant.

3. Berries and Pomegranates

These two foods are rich in anti-oxidants, have anti-inflammatory properties and are packed with nutrients to support c…

Shocking Health Facts About Your Eyes

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Your eye is one of the most intresting and still mysterious part of the body. Almost every human on the planet depends on them everyday, but how much do you really know about your eyes, and how they work?



Here are 50 intresting facts that you may not know about your eyes. The most common eye colour in the world is brown. Your eye is the quickest muscle in your body – which is why when something happens quickly, we say ‘in the blink of an eye!' Which is actually one tenth of a second.You see with your brain, not your eyes. Our eyes function like a camera, capturing light and sending data back to the brain. You have two eyeballs in order to give you depth perception – comparing two images allows you to determine how far away an object is from you.Eye colour is determined by the amount of melanin in your iris. 20/20 vision simply means that you have normal vision. Your eyes become tired when you read or stare at a computer for long, this is because you blink less often.Although our no…

6 Healthy Reasons You Should Take Green Tea

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Green tea a more healthier option to other kind of tea, its called green tea not because its colour is green but because its made from green leaf herbal plants.

The antibacterial, antifungal and antioxidant properties of green tea helps in treating most health issues -- ranging from bad breath to blood pressure.

 Especially, given our unhealthy lifestyle and increased consumption of fast foods, green tea has become more important now than ever.

A recent study published online in The FASEB Journal suggests that green tea could help you curbs insulin resistance and cognitive impairment caused by high-fat and high-fructose diets.

Some studies also suggest that green tea can help you fight off allergies.

 Here are some additional benefits you gain by consuming green tea on a daily basis:

 1. Alleviates cholesterol: A high amount of cholesterol in your body can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

Green tea contains catechins that are known to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ch…

7 Easy Ways To Get Yourself A Healthy Digestive System

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7 Easy Ways To Get Yourself A Healthy Digestive System
Digestive issues such as gas, bloating heartburn, nausea, constipation or diarrheoa can easily interfere with what should be one of life’s pleasures—sharing a meal with friends.


The truth is you have to eat in order to live, but when uncomfortable digestive issues arise, what normally should be a pleasurable occurrence for you can take a turn for the worse. 

As time goes on, you end up with a stressed-out stomach looking for relief. I know, have been there.

A happy, well-functioning digestive system is fundamental to keeping you healthy and feeling good. Having a disturbing tummy can ruin the best of days for anyone. 
By knowing certain tricks to stop (or at least really reduce) symptoms, you can avoid tummy fluctuations and begin to improve your digestion without even noticing you’ve made any important changes.

Reduce sugar and fat intake

Too many calories from sugary, fatty or fried foods are hard to digest. They can irritate y…

7 Perfect Foods You Should Eat Every Single Week

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A thousand times over I will always love this quote "You Are What You Eat". A balanced diet is essential to keeping together the health of your body and mind.

Several foods offer necessary benefits and affect the body in different ways. What one food may have, another food may have, which is why it’s important for you to eat a variety of foods weekly.


1. Eggs
A large egg provides you with 6 grams of protein, which is 12 percent of the daily value that you actually need.

The protein in eggs is one of the easiest types for your body to absorb. 
Eggs contain lots of important nutrients, including eye-helping lutein and zeaxanthin and vitamin D, which is helpful for your bones.


2. Tomatoes
This red vegetable gets its color from the antioxidant lycopene, which may play a role in helping you preventing certain cancers. 
Research has shown that eating tomatoes may help you prevent damage from ultraviolet rays. 
In addition to taking fresh tomatoes, consider adding tomato paste to you…

5 Foods That Improve Your Brain Power - The Sherlock Holmes Way

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High five to that genius that invented the quote 'you are what you eat', believe me he was right and is still right. 
Not only do foods give you nutrients, some also help you improve other bodily functions.
 Now, here are five foods that not only give you excellent nutrients, but also improve your brain power.

Blueberries
This tiny and powerful berry not only protect your brain from oxidative stress but also reduce the risk of you getting dementia when you grow old. 
In a recent study , researchers gave a group of adults with mild cognitive impairment, a risk condition for Alzheimer's, freeze-dried blueberry powder daily, while another group took a placebo. 
After 16 weeks, those who ate the blueberry powder (the equivalent of one cup of berries) had improved memory, better cognitive performance, and increased brain activity. 
 Coffee
A cup of coffee before a big exam can help your brain perform more better. That’s because caffeine improves your short-term memory and speeds…

7 Ways To Better Your Mental Health

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Being human can be so stressful, that sometimes we look for anything that can help us cope with the stress.
Now a busy, stressful life will not only affect your mental health, it also begin to diminish your body’s defenses against disease and invading organisms. 
While reducing your stress levels can go a long way in helping you cope through your day-to-day activities, sometimes it’s not always just about stress we have to deal with.






In order to improve your mind, you must work along with your body. Everything is connected when it comes to your health, and you simply can’t correct one aspect of your self and neglect the other. 
These are perfect 7 ways to better your mental health that will also improve your overall well being.

1. Exercise

If you have thought of or even quit your excercise routine to ease of the stress, you are wrong, studies suggest that aerobic activity—things like jogging, walking, cycling, and even swimming—can help diminish feelings of anxiety or depression, improv…

Shocking Reasons Mosquitoes Bite Only You

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9 Shocking Reasons Mosquitoes Bite Only You

Mosquitoes to me are the most annoying set of insects, not only do they suck your blood, but they make those mind tumbling noises that deprives of sweet sleep, not to mention the deadly diseases that one mosquito alone can transmit such as Zika, malaria, yellow fever, dengue, Chikungunya, and West Nile virus. With all these traits you'd just feel like strangling one but then again you can't cause they are way smaller than your nails.
So today, let's ask ourselves the good question, In a gathering, why am I the only been attacked by a mosquito? Am sure most of us have experienced that situation before, you hitting yourself every few seconds, and your friends looking at you like........
But there is actually a reason for that or should I say 9 reasons, they include;
1. Mosquitoes are attracted to people who emit more carbon dioxide (CO2). Maybe to them, they feel you are more alive than others, so they come to your skin. Its funny bu…

All You Need To Know About Lassa Fever

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The Dreaded Lassa Fever : All You Need To Know
We have all been hearing about Lassa fever in the news for quite a while, but what saddens the physiologist in me is that, most media outlets talk only about the end result of the disease, which is someone died of lassa fever and that ends the news or discussion about lassa fever, this is sad. So today, we will be discussing in detail about the virus Lassa Fever.

What Is Lassa Fever?
According to wikipedia, Lassa fever, also known as Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), is a kind of viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus. It was first described in the 1950s, but the virus causing Lassa disease was not identified until 1969 in a town called Lassa in Borno state, Nigeria. The virus is a single-stranded RNA virus belonging to the virus family Arenaviridae.

About 4/5th of people who are infected with Lassa virus have no symptoms. While 20% of people show infections which result in severe diseases, where the virus affects several organs suc…

What Your Teeth Says About Your Health

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9 Things Your Teeth Really Says About Your Health
Every part of your body has a lot to say about your health — this article will be discussing about how your teeth affect your health. Now you might be thinking your teeth and gums have nothing to do with your health, but they can actually show early warning signs of serious health conditions across your entire body, from lung cancer to heart disease to dementia. Read on to know what different types of teeth problems might mean.


1. Type 2 diabetes

The severe gum disease known as periodontitis, can be an early sign of type 2 diabetes, as discovered by a February 2017 study. Researchers studied over 300 middle-aged adults and found those with severe gum disease - roughly a quarter of participants - were at a higher risk for diabetes because they were more likely to be overweight, with an average BMI of 27 or higher. Nearly one in five of those with periodontitis had previously undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, compared with 10%t of those with m…

Hilarious Health Memes

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12 Hilarious Health Memes
Thank God is weekend, we have been all cranky, all busy this week, its being a tough week believe me! lets laugh it off with some very hilarious health memes.

So here it goes:















REVEALED ......The Facts and Myths On Acne ( Pimples )

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REVEALED ......The Facts and Myths On Acne ( Pimples )
We have all had acne one time or the other, and also some talks on how to get rid of them or even not to have them at all, while some may be true, you would agree with me that most are lies or myths, and these myths has become beliefs, well this article will be revealing the facts and myths, what is true and what is not.




1. Acne is not the same as spots - MYTH

Many do believe that acne is different to spots. In truth there is no real difference between these two words. Acne is the medical term doctors use to describe bad spots, and can be medically treated.




2. Acne is for teenagers only - MYTH

Acne occurs both in teenage and adult years. In adults, acne consists of two subtypes: 'persistent acne' - that continues from teenage years and fails to clear and 'late-onset acne' - beginning after the age of 25 years.




3. Adult acne affects women more than men - FACT

Acne in adulthood affects the female sex more compared to the…

Cold Water VS Warm Water; Which Is Best?

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Cold Water Versus Warm Water; Which Is Most Better For A Healthy Body?
It is a common habit for people to drink water when they are thirsty or feel like it, water plays an important role for our daily health processes.

Also in order to get the maximum benefit of drinking liquid in the morning, you need to go for a cup of water?

Several research carried out have shown that drinking warm water on an empty stomach gives several health benefits that are way more than what you thought!

But which is best hot or cold water?
Drinking warm water, first thing in the morning, gives you a jump-start for the day for maximum productivity.

We know that our body is made up of 70% water and this liquid is an important part of our daily life. Though one can survive without eating food for several days, we cannot survive without drinking water even for a week.

Though there are no nutrients in warm water as also in cold or normal water. Water is a zero-calorie healthy drink that is essential for various…

REVEALED......10 MOST DANGEROUS FOODS

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REVEALED......10 MOST DANGEROUS FOODS  THAT CAN KILL YOU!
Sometime last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that eating processed foods like meat can lead to bowel cancer, also that red meats are probably carcinogenic. International Agency for Research on Cancer, WHO's specialized cancer agency, has categorized processed snacks like hot dog, sausage and bacon in the same group with tobacco, asbestos and diesel fumes, which are known carcinogenic agents. Here are some other foods that can also make you very sick or even kill you.

1. African bullfrog
Bullfrogs are usually considered a delicacy in certain African nations, where people eat the whole frog, not just the legs. However, they contain a range of toxic substances harmful to humans, especially young frogs who are yet to breed — they carry a toxin that can lead to kidney failure.




2. Live octopus
Most of us prefer our food to be dead then cooked when it reaches our plate, but not in Korea. There you can order liv…

The Unique Garlic Remedy For Your Health

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The Unique Secret Garlic Remedy That The Body Needs.
We all know how beneficial garlic is to the body. But most do it yourself remedies or recipes involves chewing and eating a raw garlic or drinking its juice, which most of us would not really like to do. Also, the garlic that enters the food pipe and the stomach may create burning sensation in some people suffering from ulcer and gastro oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Garlic contains an effective medicinal ingredient known as allicin, which does wonders to the body. So is there any other way to have all those benefits without actually eating the garlic clove?

Yes, there is one method that is so totally unique from all other garlic remedies. Try this for 10-15 days and you would start experiencing the beneficial effects of garlic.


How To Do This Remedy
Place a garlic clove in your mouth. Let your tongue secrete saliva. Keep moving the garlic clove in your mouth to secrete more saliva.


When To Try It? Do it first thing in the morn…