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 Parenting Does mom's dagga end up in breast milk? News SEE: This surprising group is at risk of getting Listeriosis Medical A quick guide to sinus-related congestion Fitness The genius ab exercise that all gymnasts use, but everyone else ignores News SEE: 6 body parts that can alert you to major health problems News Most SA claims are for this dread disease From our sponsors WIN a R2 000 beauty voucher! Understanding diabetes self-management Fed up with the Phlemings? Let’s chat diabetes and erectile dysfunction Live healthier FYI » When the flu turns deadly Why the flu makes you feel so miserable Could a deadly flu strain hit SA this winter? Following an intense flu season in the US and UK, should we be worried about our own upcoming flu season? Alcohol and acne » Dagga vs alcohol: Which is worse? SEE: Why you are drinking more alcohol than you realise Does alcohol cause acne? Some foods can be a trigger for acne, but what about alcohol? Dermatologist Dr Nerissa Moodley weighs in.