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What Happens to Your Gut If You Eat Avocado Every Day

What Happens to Your Gut If You Eat Avocado Every Day
Health
3 years ago

Avocado, bacteria, gut, diseases. At first glance, the connection is subtle. But in fact, it’s a very important health formula. Scientists were able to measure the effect of eating avocados every day on the intestines and the results might make you change your diet.

Selena Gomez Shares How She Stays in Shape

Selena Gomez Shares How She Stays in Shape
People
17 hours ago

Selena Gomez’s changing body has been grabbing headlines, drawing both praise and criticism. Some have speculated about weight gain or even pregnancy. However, Selena isn’t letting critics get to her. Instead, she’s bravely sharing her tips for staying fit, giving us a glimpse into her journey of self-care and empowerment.

Experts Share 4 Secrets to Tighten Flabby Arms

Experts Share 4 Secrets to Tighten Flabby Arms
Health
4 months ago

Dealing with excess fat and a lack of muscle tone in the upper arms is a common issue. One significant factor contributing to this problem is aging, which often leads to skin laxity and flabbiness in the upper arms. As people age, changes in the skin’s elasticity and underlying muscle structure can result in the appearance of sagging or loose skin in this area. We collected the most effective strategies to prevent saggy arms.

13 Facts That Prove Aztecs Were Eons Ahead And Leave Historians in Awe

13 Facts That Prove Aztecs Were Eons Ahead And Leave Historians in Awe
Curiosities
8 months ago

The Aztec civilization stood as a dominant and influential force in the Americas. Far from being a small ethnic group, they established a grand empire adorned with magnificent monuments. This vast domain was governed efficiently through a sophisticated system resembling modern-day governmental structures in many countries. Undeniably, the Mexica, also known as the Aztecs, demonstrated remarkable advancements in various fields, surpassing the achievements of their European counterparts during that era.

Why Cats and Dogs Can’t Eat Chocolate or Other Foods

Why Cats and Dogs Can’t Eat Chocolate or Other Foods
Animals
9 months ago

Your cat lady friend has asked you to cat-sit her loves while she’s away for the weekend. You arrive at the house and open the fridge to feed them something healthy like chicken. You notice a bar of chocolate and decide to give it to them as a treat. Wow! That’s a siren! Your friend calls you and yells at you. Turns out she has an alarm system that goes off when there’s any danger to her kitties. You should never ever feed them chocolate!

27 Myths We All Grew Up Believing But Are False

27 Myths We All Grew Up Believing But Are False
Curiosities
5 months ago

Eating before swimming doesn’t cause cramps. Everyone knows that you have to wait at least 30 minutes after eating to go swimming. If you don’t, you might cramp up or, even worse, sink! This is actually not true. Our bodies are perfectly adapted to swim while full! If you do happen to get a cramp while in the pool for any reason, just relax and float, and you’ll be feeling fine soon enough!

12 Celebrities That Have Completely Unusual Dietary Habits

12 Celebrities That Have Completely Unusual Dietary Habits
People
year ago

When we are young, we get exposed to various flavors and combinations — some of them stick and others don’t. But as we grow up, our taste might change, or we might feel like we need to change our habits for a specific reason. Maybe it’s because we want to stay at a certain weight range or because we are athletes. Or we simply develop flavor habits that seem weird to others, but that are so tasty to us.

19 Secret Features I Wish I Knew Before I Was This Old

19 Secret Features I Wish I Knew Before I Was This Old
Curiosities
7 months ago

Remember moving around on these scooter boards during gym class? Or, more accurately, bashing your fingers repeatedly while holding onto the handles? Somehow they managed to be designed perfectly to cause the most finger damage as possible. But it turns out that we all missed the actual use of these handles on the sides. Guess what? They’re finger guards. Not handles at all.

28 Tips to Make Your Life Run Smoothly

28 Tips to Make Your Life Run Smoothly
Tips & tricks
8 months ago

If you’re struggling with opening a container or a jar, don’t exert yourself too much. Just run the lid under hot water for half a minute, then dry it for a better grip, and see how it “magically” opens.

I Followed Jamie Oliver’s Recipes for a Week, and My Life Has Changed Completely

I Followed Jamie Oliver’s Recipes for a Week, and My Life Has Changed Completely
Cooking
year ago

Hi everyone! My name is Natalie, and I’m interested in cooking. I love making all sorts of meals at home, and I also enjoy watching famous chefs, like Jamie Oliver, create their masterpieces. But I’d never tried to recreate his dishes, thinking I wasn’t good enough. So, I decided to do an experiment, and for one week, cook one meal a day, using the recipes from Jamie Oliver. Every meal had just 5 ingredients, aside from the always-needed ones, like oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper.

7 Amazon Deals That Can Make Your Skin Glow Without Hurting Your Wallet

7 Amazon Deals That Can Make Your Skin Glow Without Hurting Your Wallet
Shopping
year ago

Regardless of whether your skin is young or mature, it definitely deserves to be taken care of in the best possible way. Often, these beauty products are on the expensive side, so you’re left looking for a way to keep your budget in check. Amazon is a platform that certainly has some of the best deals on skincare products. There, you can buy both luxury items and drugstore beauty products on sale. We were curious to see what skincare they had to offer, and you can see what we found below.

Why Salt on Fruits Is the Best Idea Ever

Why Salt on Fruits Is the Best Idea Ever
Curiosities
7 months ago

You’re watching your favorite cooking show when suddenly, the star chef adds a pinch of salt to some jam that is supposed to go in a dessert. You pick up the phone to call and complain, but right then the chef explains. It turns out that adding salt to fruit is a common thing in different cuisines across the world. In Mexico, they like to spice up mango and citrus fruits with salt and chili powder. You can try mango with a shrimp taste in the Philippines and salted watermelon in the Southern states.

10 Cooking Mistakes That Even the Most Experienced Chefs Make

10 Cooking Mistakes That Even the Most Experienced Chefs Make
Cooking
year ago

The art of cooking is a challenge, as it requires a lot of skill, time, and focus. The ideal goal is to prepare a meal that delights the palate, does not stick to the bottom of the pan, and does not burn. Unfortunately, not all of us do well in the culinary arts, even if we try our best.

12 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes for All-Day Energy in 2022

12 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes for All-Day Energy in 2022
Health
year ago

Smoothie recipes abound on the internet, and we can make whatever we want for a specific diet, as a pre-workout drink, or simply to cool off in the summer heat. These recipes are simple to make and can be found in a local store, and a smoothie can provide a lot of nutrition. Smoothies can also be customized to your liking.

16 People Whose Motto Is “My Life, My Rules!”

16 People Whose Motto Is “My Life, My Rules!”
Curiosities
year ago

Rules are meant to be followed. We all know that they are important pillars of society and without them, we would all end up in a huge mess, as the world would rapidly slide into chaos. However, there are times when they seem to make no sense at all, like having to cut an avocado perfectly. Fortunately, there are still creative-minded individuals out there who don’t care about these unwritten rules.

12 Foods You Should Eat to Get Better and Healthier Skin

12 Foods You Should Eat to Get Better and Healthier Skin
Health
year ago

The skin has many functions. It protects us from microbes, maintains the balance of water, and reduces the effects of UV light exposure. So a healthy skin barrier is essential, and with the abundance of skincare products on the market it can be overwhelming. But perhaps the best place to start is within. A well-balanced diet is always advised, but some of these foods can be included to help achieve those skin goals we all seek.

7 Habits of Indonesian Women to Help You Slow Down Aging

7 Habits of Indonesian Women to Help You Slow Down Aging
Girls stuff
year ago

Although Indonesian women have a lot of sun exposure on their skin, they still manage to look gorgeous. As many cultures do, they use their own national resources that are different from others. Some secrets are ancient but still effective and can bring great benefits to the whole body.

15 Tips on How to Make Sure You Always Pick the Right Products in the Grocery Store

15 Tips on How to Make Sure You Always Pick the Right Products in the Grocery Store
year ago

Many of us have gone to the grocery store, filled up our cart with fruits and vegetables expecting to come home with some delicious and fresh products, but when we opened that watermelon, took a bite of that apple, or squeezed that lemon, it was all spoiled, and the meal was ruined. Those who passed through this experience can tell you frustrating it can be.To help you taste the best that nature can provide, Bright Side decided to gather these 15 tips to pay really close attention to when shopping for groceries.

9 Ways to Choose Fresh and Healthy Products at the Store

9 Ways to Choose Fresh and Healthy Products at the Store
Cooking
2 years ago

In the modern world, stores are waiting for us around every corner, and the variety of products they offer us is huge. But sometimes this only makes the situation more difficult. We might run across a product with an overdue expiration date or end up buying unripe or tasteless fruits and vegetables. The good thing is that you can avoid all these things if you know the right tips.

I Ditched 12 Common Foods From My Diet and I Feel So Much Better

I Ditched 12 Common Foods From My Diet and I Feel So Much Better
Health
year ago

When I was 18, I began to think about the foods I ate. It was triggered by the word “junk food,” which I read in some magazine. I also felt very sorry for animals, like cows, sheep, and pigs. I decided to give up on meat and generally began to carefully monitor what I ate. I read scientific articles and tried to understand how to replace normal (but not always healthy) foods. Not everyone around me understood my position, but now, 15 years later, I don’t regret my decision at all.

8 Ways to Save Your Dry Hands at Home

8 Ways to Save Your Dry Hands at Home
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

It’s normal for most of us that after a day of work and regular handwashing, for our hands to feel super dry. We try applying our best moisturizer before we go to bed to no avail — it doesn’t have enough time to be absorbed properly. This means that the next morning, your hands are still dry and chafed. Apart from going everywhere with moisturizer in your pocket, there are some other tricks that can help you out.

8 Superfoods That We Shouldn’t Overeat

8 Superfoods That We Shouldn’t Overeat
Health
2 years ago

The term “superfood” was first utilized to promote bananas in the early twentieth century. Today, the word superfood is used to describe any food that has many health benefits, particularly ones that are high in nutrients and low in calories. Although there are many advantages to the consumption of superfoods, eating too much of them can be just as dangerous as eating unhealthy junk food.

9 Morning Hacks to Burn Belly Fat

9 Morning Hacks to Burn Belly Fat
Health
year ago

While many people care about their weight, abdominal obesity seems to be something to be worried about in particular. In fact, in regards to your health, the issue is not how much you weigh, but how much belly fat you have. Excess fat leads to many serious conditions like diabetes, heart attacks, depression, and more.

20 Meals From Other Countries That Really Shocked Tourists

20 Meals From Other Countries That Really Shocked Tourists
Places
2 years ago

When we travel, we often find out that the meals we’re used to can be very different in other countries. Sometimes, the taste seems divine and very often we don’t even realize how something like could occur in someone’s mind. And still, some of these unusual combinations really work great together.

10 Kitchen Hacks That Can Change Your Routine for the Better

10 Kitchen Hacks That Can Change Your Routine for the Better
Cooking
3 years ago

We spend plenty of time in the kitchen and sometimes even a little experiment or a hack can make our routine more exciting in there. For example, it’s better to wait and drop eggs that you are hard-boiling in boiling water, instead of in cold water. And you can turn your coffee into a masterpiece by just using an orange peel.

13 Eye-Opening Facts About Familiar Foods That Once Looked Very Different

13 Eye-Opening Facts About Familiar Foods That Once Looked Very Different
Cooking
3 years ago

Banana and corn looked very different before human cultivation, carrots were made orange for political reasons, and watermelons were very bitter. Some of the foods we love eating today carry interesting histories and stories of how they changed over time. Bright Side learned all about the fascinating transformations our modern foods have gone through and we discovered 13 facts about them that you might find hard to believe.

15 Kitchen Hacks That Would Even Make Gordon Ramsay Proud

15 Kitchen Hacks That Would Even Make Gordon Ramsay Proud
Cooking
4 years ago

Time-consuming and messy cooking can be a thing of the past if you add a little enthusiasm and imagination to it. Well, the easier the better. Peeling veggies, ripening avocados in no time, or grilling like a pro — all of these can be achieved with minimal effort by just performing a couple of clever tricks.

20 Tricks for Everyday Life We Wish We’d Known Earlier

20 Tricks for Everyday Life We Wish We’d Known Earlier
Tips & tricks
4 years ago

Keeping a cup of water in your microwave, paper in your shoes, or dryer sheets on your radiator might just be the life hacks you never knew you needed. With a little imagination and out-of-the-box thinking, there are all kinds of tricks that make life just a little bit easier or even more efficient.

8 Healthy Foods We Shouldn’t Overdose On

8 Healthy Foods We Shouldn’t Overdose On
Health
year ago

Ever since the Mediterranean diet was proven to be a healthier one, people realized just how much food relates to health. Unfortunately, much of the buzz made around this new dietary habit focused on increasing the consumption of one single product, yet not even the so-called superfoods can offer all the nutrients and health benefits of a balanced diet.

20 Food Hacks We’ve Tried and Loved

20 Food Hacks We’ve Tried and Loved
Cooking
4 years ago

Dust in cereal is actually quite easy to get rid of, and so are flies that fly around your food during the summer months. Finding unusual yet helpful tools in ordinary things is always a good idea, especially when it comes to handling certain products so that they keep bringing you tasty joy for longer. These hacks are cheap, uncomplicated, mess-free, and fun!