Home > Lifestyle Lifestyle All sections in Lifestyle » Diet and nutrition » Fitness » Man » Sex » Parenting » Woman » Contraception » Environmental Health » Health and Your Money » Healthy Home » Healthy Workplace » Mental Health » Pet Health » Stop Smoking » Street Drugs » Sun » Teen » Travel Health » Ageing well » Natural Health » Health tech » All lifestyle sections Stressed at work? Open office plan might help Maybe it's time to retire the office cubicle and go for open workspaces. Green tea drinkers may live longer6 benefits of drinking tea every dayBlood sugar control for diabetics more vital than ever during coronavirus pandemic OPINION | Can tea really lower your blood sugar? A popular claim about green tea is that it may help to lower blood sugar levels and manage diabetes, but does science back it up? Don't abandon healthy eating during coronavirus pandemicCovid-19: Many adults going hungry for the sake of their children, new data showsCovid-19: Solutions proposed as shocking new child hunger numbers revealed OPINION | The decisive role nutrition should play in building the economy The children of today will be the grownups of tomorrow, and by neglecting especially their nutritional wellbeing, we are negatively impacting our own future economic growth. Why kids need to spend more time in natureJust two hours a week in nature could be your prescription to better healthWATCH: Could a walk in nature help with stress? Unsure of what to watch? Opt for nature shows, scientists say A study found that watching nature on TV or virtual reality can improve the wellbeing of people in confined settings. Narcissists are blind to their own mistakesAre you a narcissist?Mental health in the workplace: A third of South Africans resign from their jobs because of a bad boss Me, me, me: Narcissists drawn to politics, study shows New research confirms that many narcissistic people are drawn to politics, which could put democracy in danger. Breastfeeding unlikely to pass Covid-19 to babies, researchers sayBreast milk may help shield infants from dangerous virusesEmployers need to do more to help breastfeeding moms OPINION | Standing together to support breastfeeding for strong immunity Optimal breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices can contribute to a more prosperous South Africa. The Eurocentricity of diets: How to incorporate culture into healthy eating5 tips for eating healthier during the coronavirus lockdownGetting your protein from plants a recipe for longevity OPINION: How to eat healthy on a low budget It is imperative that households get the best nutritional value for the money they spend, especially in the light of current food price increases. From a deadly disease in cats, to Covid-19 in humans: A treatment researchers have high hopes forWant your cat to stay in purrrfect health? Watch out for heart diseaseTwo cats are first US pets to get sick with Covid-19 Want better rapport with your cat? Bat your eyes Cats and humans can communicate by means of the 'slow blink'. Scientists looked at susceptibility to fake news – here are the top 3 Covid-19 conspiracies The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a flood of harmful conspiracy theories, and one international study pinpoints the top three that people are most likely to believe. OPINION | Mayday, Mayday! Your body needs your help! Why our food choices are now more important than ever. No 'last goodbye' for Cello: 5-hour surgery saved dog's lifeOwners remain faithful to flat-faced dogs despite health woesWhen tackling a problem, pigs and pooches have different strategies No, your dog doesn't really prefer your face, brain scans show A new study found that there was no difference in brain activity when dogs saw a face than when they saw the back of a head. This is how you know someone is flirting with you – according to science A study analysed what flirting actually looks like and what men look at in women. Loud parties in your youth may cause hearing loss in your old ageSEE: This is how noise can affect your healthHow to reduce your risk of contracting Covid-19 in a restaurant Not just a picky eater – noise can put you off your food, science says A recent study aimed to reveal the effect that noise in restaurants has on diners. Study finds intermittent fasting doesn't actually increase weight lossThe 'veggie' trap: how to reach your weight loss goals on a vegetarian dietCalorie counting app doesn't guarantee weight loss Is calorie counting the only way to achieve sustainable weight loss? Eating fewer calories than you burn will lead to weight loss. But does that mean you can only keep weight off if you permanently sustain a caloric deficit? Oestrogen in the brain plays key role in male desire A study on mice found that an oestrogen-type enzyme in the male brain is necessary for stimulating sexual desire. How do fat cells and muscles work together to make you fitter? We know that exercise makes us fit, but what exactly are the biological mechanisms behind fitness? Researchers have gained new insights. Ten healthy, delicious alternatives to sweets Fancy something sweet? That's perfectly fine – it doesn't have to be highly processed and devoid of nutrients. Which is the healthiest cooking oil? There are a few contenders, but coconut oil definitely isn't one of them. Addicted to sugar? Here’s how your sweet tooth may change your brain chemistryDo you have a sweet tooth?5 sneaky signs that you're eating too much sugar Sweet-tooth tendencies change as kids get older Researchers found that young people have more of a 'sweet tooth' than adults, or prefer more intense sweetness. New scientific calculator helps predict longevity for those over 60 Using certain demographic and health factors, this online tool can approximate how long you will live. Suffering from fatigue? Study pinpoints brain regions that may control it These findings are a helpful step towards understanding physical performance in healthy people, and understanding fatigue in people with depression, MS and stroke. Remote working is a trend likely to remain after pandemic – but what are the implications? Find yourself working from home? Researchers identified several positive effects of remote work, but companies would need to make significant changes. Lower emissions, more plastic: Double-edged sword of Covid-19 on the environment We may be travelling less, but recycling and anti-plastic efforts have been almost completely sidelined by Covid-19 prevention measures. The benefits of skipping your way through your exercise routine Use a skipping rope to attain a fitter, more coordinated body. INFOGRAPHIC | Rainbow Nation: Why you should be eating all the colours It's important for your health to ensure that you incorporate a colourful diversity in your pick of fruits and vegetables. What is a 'reverse diet' and can it help you to maintain your goal weight? Ever had success on a diet, but gained the weight straight back after going back to normal eating? Reverse dieting may help avoid that. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.