Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 23 June 2017 Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can reduce inflammation A new US study has confirmed a connection between being overweight or obese and experiencing chronic pain. The good news is that the researchers also identified a way to reduce this pain, which is the result of inflammation in the body: eating a Mediterranean-style diet. Since many of the foods included in typical Mediterranean dishes, including fish, beans and nuts have anti-inflammatory properties, the scientists believe them to be responsible for lowered pain levels in their study group of 98 women and men ranging age from 20 to 78. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical How biting your nails can cause infections Fitness These beer lovers created a workout to help you ‘earn your booze’ Medical Stimulating one brain area may ease tough-to-treat depression Medical Nearly 1 in 12 US kids has a food allergy Medical Can hearing loss influence your balance? News Could certain personal hygiene products and cosmetics cause early puberty in girls? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.