HEALTH

Difference Between Organic and Natural Food

Many people think that there is no difference between organic food & natural food and that both of them mean the same thing. However, this is not true. If you compare organic and natural from their definitions, the difference will be quite clear. Organic food refers to food items that are produced, manufactured and handled using organic means defined by ...

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Global water shortage risk worse than scientists thought

The growing risk of worldwide water shortages is worse than scientists previously thought, according to a new study. More than 70 percent, which is 4 billion people, of the world's population lives without sufficient access to fresh water for at least one month of the year, according to a new paper published Friday in the journal Science Advances. Previous studies ...

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Staying Strong: Coping with Loss

Life is full of surprises, some good others not so good. In the event of a loss many of us feel helpless, sometimes it feels like the world is coming to an end, or it is the end of the world for us in a sense we feel overwhelmed. The strength and hope to transcend these uphill battles in our ...

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The Beauty of Cocoa Butter

Who defines beauty? The notion of beauty is different across cultures. Women participate in various enhancements to attract the opposite sex or even within the women circle be complemented for their uniqueness. When it comes to skin beauty, women in Africa discovered the age old beauty secrets that the West has recently embraced. Though many African beauty products are in the ...

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NANA ABA ANAMOAH CONDEMNS INDOMIE AS UNHEALTHY

On Saturday 8th February 2014, during the presentation of one of TV3’s programmes called, "Divas Show", the controversial TV presenter suggested INDOMIE noodles as one of the unhealthy foods Ghanaians indulge in lately. This happened when one of the guests on the programme was trying to promote their event which is to take place on the 14th of February, 2014 ...

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Sex before competing: Does it boost athletes’ performance?

There's no truth to the myth that sex before a match hurts athletes' performance, officials say. Sex can actually benefit an athlete before competing, sports official says Sex can help distract athletes and reduce their stress levels But alcohol, cigarettes and lack of sleep can harm athletic performance The International Olympic Committee distributed 150,000 condoms to athletes competing in London ...

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Delays at referral centres increasing maternal deaths

Ms Angelina Sagoe, Head of the Obstetric and Gynaecology Unit of the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital says delay at home and late referrals of pregnant women continue to be the major cause of maternal deaths. She said in the last quarter alone, they recorded over 20 pregnancy related deaths, a situation she claimed could have been avoided. Ms Sagoe, who is ...

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African Mango: A Miracle Weight Loss Supplement Or Not?

I was recently asked to do a show about African mango and as I was researching the popularity and interest on this, I was astonished to find how many people are spending a lot of money for this for weight loss. As I looked further into this topic, there are some indications that African mango may be helpful for cholesterol ...

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Ghanaians urged to test for Hepatitis B

Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Health, on Saturday called on Ghanaians to voluntarily test for Hepatitis B to know their status, saying it is more infectious than HIV. She said treatment for the disease was possible if discovered early and that those, who tested negative, would have to be vaccinated against the virus. Ms Ayittey said this when Okyeame Kwame, ...

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