Most babies that are born between 37 and 40 weeks typically weigh between 5–8 pounds. When a baby is born weighing over 9 pounds, it is usually considered to be too big for its age. However, these statistics don’t apply to every single baby born around the world, and there are always exceptions like baby Leo, who was born weighing much more than the average baby.
One of the most beloved celebrity couples from the ’90s is undoubtedly David and Victoria Beckham. Since their wedding in 1999, they have experienced various highs and lows together. Interestingly, the lovely couple has recently made the decision to sleep in separate beds, and there is a fascinating reason behind their choice.
As a rule, women tend to get a pedicure in summer more often because they wear open-toed shoes. But feet need to be taken care of in other seasons too, though not as often. To make sure that your visit to a nail salon meets your expectations, it’s worth knowing a few important rules.
The legendary Tom Hanks is a well-known actor and filmmaker whose comedy and drama roles are literally iconic. Many of his movies have become extremely successful, but there’s more to him than meets the eye. In fact, we didn’t know some of these things and were caught by surprise. Here are a couple of facts about this symbolic celebrity that might leave you in awe too.
When it comes to TV shows and movies, accurate representations of the complexities of real life are not always on the menu. Sometimes, portraying reality can be harder than creating a whole new universe. That’s why, in this article, we’ll show you 10 times we were pleasantly surprised by the depictions of reality on our screens.
Khloé Kardashian has been in the public eye for a very long time. So whenever she changes her look or debuts something new, it often makes headlines and gets people’s attention. However, this also hurls up rumors that the 38-year-old model is finally putting to rest.
Usually we don’t worry about our health until something starts to bother us. Although even the healthiest people can experience occasional discomfort, there are some body signals we shouldn’t ignore. While it’s important to seek professional help if something is concerning you, it’s also worthy to pay attention to the ways your body is trying to let you know something might be wrong.
Drinking tea might help you lose belly fat, improve your memory and give your skin a healthy glow. While many people prefer to start their day with a hot cup of coffee, drinking certain teas that are high in caffeine might have an even better effect. Even if you’re a coffee person, drinking tea on a daily basis has so many health benefits that you might consider changing your mind.
Film producers love sending hidden messages to their audience using little details. They can hide a story in the background of a scene or make the characters say things with other meanings. And here we are, digging deeper to understand that “secret language.”
The first episodes of Charmed were released in 1998. And the story of 3 sister witches who fought evil won the hearts of millions of teenagers around the world. The series was so popular that it ran for 8 seasons, and more than 1,500 actors appeared in it.
Family means that no one is left behind or forgotten. Even when time passes and each of us makes our own paths in life, family is always home. For these celebrities, family has a special meaning and they prove to us that the bond between parents, children, and siblings is unbreakable.
Binge eating disorder (BED) is something that affects 2% of the population worldwide. Most people who suffer from it will go on food binges for a couple of hours at a time without thinking about the consequences. It’s not just about eating as much as possible, but for many who suffer from it, it involves covering up deeper psychological issues. It’s a defense mechanism that can create an array of other problems.
Using mouthwash can prevent cavities, help freshen your breath, clear up canker sores, and diminish the amount of plaque on your teeth. However, rinsing with mouthwash every day can also have some unwanted effects, so we’d better be wary about how often we use it.
Genetics is not the only factor that impacts a baby’s appearance, because what happens during the pregnancy could also influence the child’s health and future looks. From the food that mommas-to-be put inside their bellies, to the conditions of their surroundings, there are many surprising factors that can affect the growth and development of newborns.
Tomatoes are associated with a compound called lycopene, which has numerous health benefits. Actually, any red vegetable or fruit contains a bit of lycopene — a substance that gives them their bright red color. But tomatoes come with more lycopene than other veggies, with one medium tomato containing about 2-3 grams. Interestingly, tomato juice contains significantly more lycopene than raw tomatoes.
Broccoli has been around since ancient Roman times. The Greeks and Romans ate broccoli 2,000 years ago, however, it only became popular in Europe in the sixteenth century. Now, due to scientific studies, we have plenty of reasons to include broccoli in our diet. For example, while eating broccoli, we take care of our health in different domains: this veggie promotes eye health, supports immunity, and may even improve our mental ability.
After the age of 40, our hormones change and cause our metabolism to decrease. This makes it more difficult to stay fit and healthy as we age. But these celebrities have shared their favorite ways to work out, along with some diet tips.
When you want to lose weight, one of the first things you plan to banish is night snacks. Although many people believe that eating before you go to sleep may cause you to gain weight, it actually works the other way around. In fact, hitting the snack drawer on an empty stomach might be one of the reasons it takes you so long to burn that stubborn belly fat.
Being a fashion model isn’t just about having a pretty face and a slim body, but it’s also about charisma, talent, and unusual looks. Famous fashion models don’t have to be classic beauties anymore, as they have other attractive features. One model used to be an intern at NASA, another one protects Northern nature, and there’s even one who proves that diabetes is not the end of the world.
Some scientists recommend eating 3 meals and 3 snacks per day, and others recommend eating none. Before panicking, hear us out: this is not a starvation mission. In fact, fasting is one of the most ancient practices in human history. For example, the therapeutic use of fasting dates back to at least the fifth century BCE, when Greek physician Hippocrates recommended it for patients exhibiting certain symptoms of illnesses.
Not every celebrity wanted to be famous and even after getting rich and popular, they try to stay humble. As an example, Keanu Reeves has been wearing the same outfit for 25 years. But besides him, there are other celebs that show being famous doesn’t mean being arrogant.
Does watching TV in bed before going to sleep help us relax? Does exercising at night harm our rest? These are some myths associated with sleep that sustain the habits of many of us, but they are not entirely true. We believe it is important to debunk them, because when we do not sleep well we can feel tired, we don’t think clearly, and we can spend a lot of time in a bad mood. Sleep, just like any other bodily process, requires our attention since it’s a very important part of our lives.
The first installment of Charmed came out in 1998 and followed 3 sister-witches who’d fight evil as they conquered the hearts of teenagers all over the world. Thanks to its popularity, 8 seasons of the series were released, and countless actors took part in it.
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.
We spend one-third of our life, sleeping, or attempting to fall asleep. And yet, the statistics say that every third adult in the US doesn’t get enough sleep. That’s a lot of tired people! The time when we are in dreamland is crucial for our brain, which recharges our health, and even our beauty. This problem could be easily solved if we would just go to bed at a certain time.
Coffee and tea are 2 of the most consumed beverages worldwide. Even so, in the mornings, people usually choose either a cup of coffee over tea. Although this may indicate certain preferences, choosing coffee as an official day-starter may not be as random as you think.
According to a study, walking can increase our levels of happiness, while another suggests that it can also make us more productive. But as good as it is for us — like all things — it’s best to do it in moderation. The number of steps we take matters, and we have to make sure it’s not only beneficial, but also an achievable task.
Black tea is not actually black. In China, this tea is referred to as “red tea” due to its color. And drinking it daily can have lots of health benefits. Some people even use it as an alternative to coffee due to its comparable caffeine content. But it can also come with some risks if you have one too many cups per day.
There are household items that last for years, or even decades. They might look reliable and long-lasting, however, the service life of most of them is limited. After their lifespan is over, these seemingly innocent items might become really dangerous.
There are many home remedies you can use to regrow your hair. And one of the most interesting techniques that may help you to sprout a gorgeous mane is a practice that requires the rubbing of your fingernails for just 5-10 minutes a day. This alternative reflexology therapy, also known as Balayam Yoga, may help to manage various problems, including hair loss and dandruff.
Onions, despite being one of the more basic ingredients in our pantry, are rich in vitamins and have great health benefits. Actually, its properties are much more effective if you eat them raw, but if cooked, this bulb still holds important benefits for our bodies.
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.
From being a safeguard against the flu to fighting serious illnesses, pomegranates have proven to be great protectors of our bodies. They are rich in antioxidants and that’s why they can fight many intruders that cause us pain and inflammation. While many benefits are mentioned online, only a few have been actually proven by scientists.
The mango is often referred to as the “king of fruits” in some parts of the world. The reason may be because mangoes are not only delicious but also contain a lot of health benefits. Bright Side found some convincing reasons why you should ditch other sugary snacks and replace them with mangoes instead.
During the 17th century, drinking coffee was punishable by death. Back then, it was believed that it had mind-altering effects. Luckily, now we can drink as much coffee as we want, and the variety of compounds it contains has been proven to benefit our health. But there have still been many discussions about how much coffee is safe to drink over the course of a day.