October 2017

Going vegetarian might mean more depression

Vegetarians are at higher risk of suffering from depression, compared to those who eat meat and consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study. A Bristol University study of almost 10,000 people from southwestern England discovered that vegetarians were almost twice as likely to develop depression because of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can negatively impact their mental health. The 350 committed vegetarians who participated in the study

5 alternative therapies to reduce stress and aid relaxation of body and mind

Stress is something most of us deal with to some degree in our everyday lives; whether it’s a result of pressure at work or problems at home. This can have serious negative effects on our overall physical and mental health, and it shouldn’t be just ‘one of those things’ you have to put up with. Aromatherapy We have looked into a few different therapies which can aid relaxation and in

Spicy foods could lead to weight loss: Study

LOS ANGELES: A new study from US Arizona State University (ASU) led by two Chinese scientists showed the first promising link between capsaicinoids, the active ingredient in chilli peppers, and one’s energy-burning ability, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. Spicy foods will “not reduce one’s appetite, it is to increase the metabolism, which is an intrinsic property of people,” Yue Deng, a female researcher at the Biodesign Institute at ASU, who