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 29 April 2016 The pear necessities! The pear necessities! Do you want to lower your cholesterol levels, increase your sexual desire and or soothe and heal skin and treat gum infections? Add some avocado to your diet. Take action: The monounsaturated fats in avocado pears have been proven to confer distinct health benefits and will assist with lowering cholesterol, boosting your sex drive and can even be used as a facial mask to soothe and nourish your skin. Bad breath can have many causes but if your morning mouth is a result of a deficiency in your good intestinal flora, avocados can be the remedy. It cleanses the intestine, and serves as a natural mouthwash. So go on… eat it or lather it on. Either way it’s great for you. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition How many kilojoules are actually in a potato, anyways? Diet and nutrition What exactly is folic acid, and should you be taking it? Medical 10 famous people in history who smoked weed News Ageing skin and all that comes along with it Medical QUIZ: How much do you know about constipation? Medical Oral care: The limitations of just brushing alone 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 Looking younger » Can maple leaves help you look younger? New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger. Killer foods » Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer' Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.