Can spicy meals really trigger nightmares? There hasn't been much study on this topic, although one Canadian report
suggested that 8.5 percent of the 389 study subjects blamed bad dreams
on food. Below are a couple of scientific theories on the link between spicy food and vivid bad dreams. From Body Odd:
Bad news for those of you who are convinced that antioxidants are the answer to all that ails you. As pointed out by US News, various studies on antioxidants might claim it offers protection from illness and faster recovery, there's hardly any conclusive data to back up these claims.
Many diet fanatics will swear that their latest discovery will help you shed the pounds. While drastically changing your eating habits will definitely show on the scale, the real challenge is sustainability in keeping those pounds off. This list below reveals the truth about some of most popular dieting myths from the last 30 years, and why you'd be better off just sticking to exercise and eating right:
The downside of pigging out during those delicious holiday dinners is that all that food can exacerbate stomach acid production and cause potential heartburn. And if you're really unlucky, you probably suffer from what is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). To avoid this from dampening your holiday spirits, here's a list to keep in mind before you start filling up your plate:
The ingredients we're listing here aren't your run-of-the-mill aphrodisiacs. These foods listed below can actually affect your bedroom performance mainly due to to how they affect your body. If you really want to get your mojo on, you might want to cut back on these following items:
A recent study found that there is such a thing as comfort food, proving the theory of how some foods make you feel good. These certain foods have the same chemical structure as prescription mood stabilizers. Chocolate is one of them.
A study published in the Annals of Oncology claims just one
glass a day is enough to increase the risk of breast cancer by five per cent. The link between breast cancer and alcohol is already known but it
wasn't clarified if there was an the increased risk with low levels of
consumption or a 'safe' threshold, below which there was no effect on