Health and Fitness


Calabash: A Health Expert's Guide to Serving Sizes and Health Concerns

This article examines the potential side effects and quantity recommendations of Calabash, a fruit commonly used in Chinese and African cuisine. Experts weigh in on the potential risks of eating Calabash raw, as it contains a compound called cucurbitacin which can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach ulcers. Additionally, it is recommended to eat Calabash in small amounts several times per week, as it can reduce constipation, help with weight...

The 10 most famous Italian dishes abroad... that are not Italian!

Celebs who married their alleged mistresses

Not all love stories start off like fairy-tales. Some couples go the hard route, even if it means hurting the people around them. And, because we often forget, celebrities are humans too, meaning they can cheat, lie, break hearts, and do outrageous things for love—just like the rest of us. Click through the gallery to discover the celebs who didn't just cheat on their significant other, but who left them for their secret lover!

The Grammys 2023 Red Carpet: The Best Looks

Including Lizzo and her newly hard-launched boyfriend.

WATCH: Groom checking his phone as he walks down the aisle goes viral

TikTokers slam “disrespectful” groom.

Furore over Woolworths LGBTQIA+ campaign is a storm in a teacup

The debate around LGBTQIA+ issues will always draw sharp criticism, and this International Pride month is no different.

Tweeps roast electricity minister's R6K Michael Kors top as 'insult to the poor'

In a TV interview, Dr Kgosientsho Ramokgopa wore a boldly branded Michael Kors sweater which many tweeps labelled as 'bad taste.'

Princess Mette-Marit unhappy after relationship break-up

Princess Mette-Marit unhappy after relationship break-up

How crickets are bred for food

The world is facing an unprecedented food shortage. In the coming decades, the world population will rise again, and then there will be no more food for everyone. That is why many are pushing to start introducing insects into the daily diet.We are of course talking about the Western world, since there are already more than 3 billion people on planet Earth who eat insects in all forms every day. However, due to psychological and cultural fears, they are still not eaten in the 'First World'.Some companies are now experimenting, and in Europe it can already be traded, with cricket meal, a way of consuming insects (which are a high protein food) without having to eat them whole. But how exactly is cricket meal produced?

Spelt: How much is should you take? Find out what the experts say, get serving sizes, and reasons to eat

100 Father’s Day Desserts Your Dad Will Love

These Father's Day desserts are way better than a tie. The post 100 Father’s Day Desserts Your Dad Will Love appeared first on Taste of Home.

Sweet dreams: Jam made by couple who left corporate jobs now on Checkers shelves

Nigel and Christynn Jacobs left their marketing and food technology jobs to follow their dream, starting the Jacobs Jam Company.

Father makes brief appearance in Peddie Court after allegedly shackling son in dark shack

A young boy kept chained in a shack, allegedly by his father, had scars all over his body, say members of his community.

Pregnancy and Shrimp: Expert Advice on What's Safe to Eat

This article discusses the safety of consuming shrimp during pregnancy. It examines the potential risks of consuming raw shrimp, as well as the benefits of consuming cooked shrimp, such as its low mercury content and omega-3 fatty acids. The article also provides a list of popular diets and provides a disclaimer regarding the medical advice given.

Horoscopes and Lucky Numbers for 7 June 2023

Check the stars and see what the day has installed for you with the lucky numbers and horoscopes for today.

A man has sent out a gift registry but he’s not getting married, leaving family furious

Reddit user will not be having a wedding but he wants the gifts anyway.

Letter: Do transgender kids really know who and what they are yet?

It would be interesting to ask a psychologist’s opinion on this transgender issue at this very young age.

Victoria's Secret model says yes to another NFL player weeks after finalizing divorce and announcing pregnancy, more stars who got engaged in 2023

Take a look back at all the celebrity couples who got engaged in 2023 -- or whose engagements came to light this year.

Elizabeth and Philip: their love story in photos

‘We torment others’: the dark side of South Korean school life

Clutching an iron hair curler radiating scorching heat, a schoolgirl torments a classmate in a desolate school gymnasium. The curler sizzles raw flesh, as the camera pans to show scars on the victim’s body. This scene from The Glory, an audacious South Korean drama that achieved global success, shows viewers the depth of the country’s school bullying epidemic. While some critics have panned The Glory for its deeply disturbing scenes, some of...

WATCH: ‘Am I entitled or was this messed up?’ Mom asks after her kid is denied cake from a birthday party

With over 40 000 comments since the time of publication, opinions on this incident were pretty heated.

Country diary: A stone-curlew glides into view like a mad little yacht

I am watching hares at rest in the growing wheat through my binoculars. One pulls its long, sundae-spoon ears through its paws to clean them. Another stretches like a dog, yawns and lies down, when something glides behind the harbour of its back like a yacht. There is no rise and fall in the movement of the body, with its short, cryptic, brown, black and white strokes. I blink and look away, refocus. There is a hare-like goggle-eye between wheat...

The worst mockbusters ever made

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when it comes to mockbusters—low-budget movies made to piggyback on the success of Hollywood hits—their existence isn’t necessarily a compliment. From terribly animated rip-offs of family favourites to boring rehashes of popular action flicks, these mockbusters are just blatantly bad.

The best dressed celebrities from the post-Oscars Vanity Fair party 2023

These stars brought their A-game to the Oscars Vanity Fair party 2023 and wore red carpet looks that we can't stop thinking about

Popular Thembisa upmarket shisanyama closes its doors

Imbizo Shisanyama was described as the home of legends and afropolitans, a modern, sophisticated, and elegant venue.

Woman who suffered terrible facial burns after using popular TikTok culinary hack warns followers

The mom, who was scarred in the incident, issued a warning against cooking eggs in a microwave.

British princess reveals newborn son's name, more stars who had babies in 2023

See all the celebrities who gave birth, expanded their families or revealed happy baby news in 2023.

Prince Harry feared he would be ‘ousted’ from royal family over rumours James Hewitt was his real dad

The 38-year-old prince made the claim during his ongoing phone hacking trial against Mirror Group newspapers at the High Court in London on Tuesday.

Happy Birthday, Emily Ratajkowski! The most beautiful looks of the supermodel!

Supermodel, actress, stylist, influencer and more, Emily, who turns 32 today, is able to grab everyone's attention, no matter what she does. We discover the most beautiful and spectacular looks worn by the star!Famous for her roles in 'Gone Girl' and 'We Are Your Friends', as well as for her 'Inamorata' clothing line, Emily is known for a bold sense of style. She appeared in 'Sports Illustrated' in 2014 and 2015. Also in 2015, she made her fashion catwalk debut for Marc Jacobs at New York Fashion Week. She has since walked the catwalk at the Paris Fashion Week for Miu Miu and during the Milan Fashion Week for Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace.

The loneliest house in the world has its own real secret

The lonely house on the Icelandic island of Elliðaey has generated numerous theories and speculations, including a refuge for billionaires in the event of an apocalypse or the abode of a religious fanatic.However, these stories have been disproved. The real story behind the isolated mansion dates back to the 1950s, when it was built by the Elliðaey Hunting Association as a refuge for puffin hunters. The island of Elliðaey, uninhabited for about 90 years, is an ideal nesting habitat for these endangered birds.Environmentalists visit the island and use the lodge to monitor and protect puffins during their summer breeding season.

The super-rich share their surprising secrets to success

The pieces of advice some of the world’s most successful people live by and who they got their inspiration from.

Pack a shoebox to keep Khaya animals warm this winter

Through its annual Wagging Winter Shoebox drive, the clinic hoped to raise enough resources for the coming months.

WATCH: Rachel Kolisi shows us her make-up routine but it’s Siya’s commentary that has us in stitches

‘It’s the dedication and passion for me’- Siya Kolisi talks us through wife Rachel’s make-up routine and we loving it.

The World's 19 Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.

Outdoor entertaining ideas: 11 ways to have fun in the garden

From picnic brunches to movie nights, there are so many outdoor entertaining ideas to enjoy with friends this summer

Our incredible microscopic world, in pictures

Have you ever wondered what our world looks like under the lens of a microscope? Here are 24 pictures that open the door to an uncharted universe that's invisible to the naked eye.

Country bedroom ideas – 57 ways to bring charming rustic style to your master and guest bedrooms

Looking for country bedroom ideas? We've gathered gorgeous inspiration for rooms small and large, so you can rest easy in rustic style

Aries: Your love horoscope - June 07

Aries: here are your love predictions for the day June 07

Sports Illustrated models then and now: How they've transformed over the years

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue models: Find out what they're up to (and look like) now.

Duggar family reacts to Amazon's 'Shiny Happy People' docuseries

Keep cucumbers fresh and crunchy ‘for weeks' with clever storage solution

Cucumbers have a short shelf life, and if not eaten quickly they can go mushy.

King Charles III is getting rid of his home in Wales — and Prince William doesn't want it either — plus more royal residences of the British monarchy

See where members of Britain's royal family live.

Happy Pride Month! Stars who came out

Find out how these celebs revealed their sexual or gender identities to the world.

Eight curiosities you may not have known about Meghan Markle

Discover eight surprising aspects of the life of the former 'Suits' actress, now Duchess of Sussex, wife of Prince Harry, a member of the British royal family and fifth in line to the UK throne.Meghan Markle is a name that constantly echoes around the world, from her acting career to her role as Duchess of Sussex. Despite her notoriety, there are some aspects of her life that might surprise you. Let's find out eight curiosities about Meghan Markle.

The story of the centenary man that shocks and confuses the web has its own truth

Luang Pho Yai, a popular Thai Buddhist monk, died on 22 March after gaining worldwide popularity through videos posted on the TikTok platform with his niece and great-niece. The videos showed his gentler and more fragile side, but also generated numerous false claims about his religious identity and practice. Despite this, the updates on his health posted by his granddaughter received millions of views. After her death, memorial and funeral rites videos were posted. Many praised the monk's kindness, while others criticised the granddaughter for posting videos of her ailing grandfather. Thailand is a predominantly Buddhist country, with about 40,000 Buddhist temples and almost 300,000 Buddhist monks.

LOOK: Chefs impress at new culinary competition by cooking with local ingredients

Locally sourced ingredients are great for the local economy, great for the environment, and great quality.

20 things to do with a can of chickpeas

If you’re looking to stock your kitchen with a versatile food, chickpeas are your best bet. The little legume packs a powerful nutritional punch (full of vitamins, protein, and healthy fats) and can be used to craft just about any dish, from pie crust to pasta sauce. Here are just 20 of the ways you can use chickpeas.

Marry a man created by artificial intelligence: the perfect mate is "virtual"

A single mother from New York 'married' a man created by artificial intelligence with the Replika AI application. The woman modelled the perfect husband who is non-judgmental and non-intrusive. Their love story was born in chat in 2022, and the woman posts photos and chats with her virtual man on social media. Life together with him is beautiful, she said in an interview. The application used by the woman is not unknown. And in Italy in February 2023, the 'Garante della privacy' had blocked its use because of the risks for minors.

Life in the wilderness: homes at the ends of the earth

Sometimes the hustle and bustle of modern life can make you want to retreat far away from civilisation, with nothing but Mother Nature to keep you company. Meet the fascinating people who call the world's most remote locations home...

Maggie, bulldog suspended from daycare: her family's reaction conquers the web

Maggie, an adorable bulldog, recently had an incredible adventure at the daycare centre.After displaying somewhat turbulent behaviour, Maggie was suspended from her daycare, but it is what happened next that left everyone speechless.Her family reacted brilliantly and their response won the hearts of all animal lovers and more.Today we tell you Maggie's story, which quickly spread across the web and went viral in no time, with the sole aim of making you smile.Are you ready to immerse yourself in this incredible journey of emotions, laughter and love for animals? Then take a seat and let yourself be transported into the world of Maggie and her family. (source: Instagram