9 Foods Men Need To Eat

foods men need to eatWhile many men are less conscious about what they eat, experts say that at times, eating healthy can mean different things for men and women because both sexes have their own set of dietary requirements.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are also known as superfoods because of their numerous benefits. Tomatoes contain lycopene, which, studies say help reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease and lower cholesterol — all common ailments in men. [Read more...]

Passive Smoking Causes Irreversible Damage To Kids’ Arteries

Passive Smoking Causes Irreversible Damage To Kids’ ArteriesThe research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children’s artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood.

 Exposure to second-hand smoke in childhood causes irreversible damage to children’s arteries – increasing their risk of heart attacks or strokes when they grow up, according to a large international study published on Wednesday.

The research, which lends weight to campaigns for smoking to be banned in private cars and homes, found passive smoking leads to a thickening of children’s artery walls, adding some 3.3 years to the age of blood vessels by adulthood. [Read more...]

Style & Recognition

style & recognitionJust as a guy wears different shoes for different occasions, he should also not be wearing the same watch to every occasion. Well, with the use of cell phone clocks it seems that men and women alike are less inclined to look at a time piece, but fear not because watches are back and better than ever. No matter the budget, you can found a Citizen watch here which is outrageously worth looking into, sit snuggly on your wrist and command as much attention as does other relatively inexpensive watch that has the style and recognition of the watch’s reputation. Yes, Citizen is a watch company that is known for reliable, attractive time pieces with designs that are unique, bold and have a style which screams cutting edge.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key To Super Heart Health

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key To Super Heart HealthSignificantly higher consumption of omega-3 fatty acids among middle-aged Japanese men appears to impart a protective factor that wards off heart disease, a study has revealed.

“Previous studies investigated substantially lower intake of omega-3 fatty acids than what people in Japan actually get through their diet. Our study indicates that the level of omega-3 fatty acids consumed must be higher than previously thought to impart substantial protection,” said Akira Sekikawa, associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public Health. [Read more...]

What Makes Ramen So Addicting?

What Makes Ramen So AddictingThe Philippines is undeniably mami country, but another noodle is quickly securing a foothold in Filipino diners’ gullets: Japanese ramen. Cheap and easy to make, ramen (like its Chinese counterpart) also boasts an ability to adapt an infinite array of ingredients into its makeup.

The similarity is more than coincidental—after all, ramen was first brought to Japan by Chinese immigrants in the late 1800s, many of whom retained a craving for a taste of home. Ramen was first served from a stall in Yokohama’s Chinatown, and quickly evolved to suit to Japanese tastes. [Read more...]

10 Things Your Feet Say About Your Health

10 Things Your Feet Say About Your HealthAre serious problems hiding in your socks?Are serious problems hiding in your socks?By Nina Elias, Prevention

What can your toes tell you? The nurse just took your temperature, checked your blood pressure, and even made you step on the scale (with that heavy sweater on, no less). And as she hands you the paper gown, she gives her final directive: “You can leave your socks on.”

When it comes to your health, that could be a big mistake. A change in your feet–whether on the skin, nails, or even how they feel–can be the first sign of a potentially serious problem that, if caught early, could save your life. “Our feet are the first parts to be affected by nerve issues because they’re the farthest from our hearts and spine,” explains Carolyn McAloon, DPM, a Bay Area podiatrist and president of the California Podiatric Medication Association. Even more reason to never ignore feet: They’re easily compromised when our bodies feel threatened, since we send blood to the internal organs and the brain before the extremities. [Read more...]

The Great Coffee Debate: To Drink Or Not To Drink

To Drink Or Not To Drink“To drink or not to drink coffee” has been the focus of many researchers in the past. Up to now, scientists are still in conflict on whether coffee is good or bad for the body.

Caffeine, which is the main ingredient of coffee, causes increased heart rate and blood pressure. Naturally, people would assume that increased consumption of coffee would be bad for one’s health. [Read more...]