How Pandemic Changed Our Eating Habits

How Pandemic Changed Our Eating Habits

There’s hardly any aspect of our lives left untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Our dietary habits are no exception. Luckily, many changes in what, where, and how we eat have turned out to be quite beneficial to …

The Older We Get, the More Water We Need to Drink

The Older We Get, the More Water We Need to Drink

Proper hydration is essential for overall health, especially for regulating body temperature in older adults during physical activity, according to a recent study from the University of Ottawa. Key points:  Older people need to drink more water to compensate for …

How Brain May Hinder Your Weight Loss

How Brain May Hinder Your Weight Loss

Losing weight can be the biggest challenge in one’s life, whereas other people can achieve it more easily. A new study reveals the science behind this difference. Is it all about willpower when it comes to keeping the extra pounds …

Rituals Can Throw Light on Couple’s Relationship

Rituals Can Throw Light on Couple’s Relationship

Let’s look at how romantic partners communicate during holidays and celebrations may serve as a diagnostic tool showing where the relationship is heading. A new study from the University of Illinois shows the importance of rituals in human relationships.  By …

Empathy And Compassion Can Drive Away Loneliness

Empathy and Compassion, Can Drive Away Loneliness

A cross-cultural study among middle-aged and older adults detected the personality traits that protect them from loneliness. Key points: Loneliness is associated with unfavorable health outcomes. A new study found a strong inverse correlation between loneliness and wisdom. The research …

Quick Facts About Eggplant

Quick Facts About Eggplant

Get to know the health benefits of an eggplant, a low-carb vegetable featured in the Mediterranean diet, that is now in season. First cultivated in China in the 5th century B.C., eggplant made a long way through continents and world …

How to Take Care of Your 40s While Still in Your 30s

How to Take Care of Your 40s While Still in Your 30s

After following more than 30,000 US adults for 9-years, researchers share their knowledge on preventing hypertension. American Heart Association has recently created a metric model of cardiovascular health called “Life’s Simple 7”. It allows people in their 30s to evaluate …

Can Rapeseed Replace Soy in Meatless Burgers

Can Rapeseed Replace Soy in Meatless Burgers?

Soy regularly used to create meat substitute products, but will a new study open the door to enriching the human diet with new protein sources? At the moment, soy is considered the best plant-based source of protein as it contains …