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11 Reasons You Should Pay Attention to Your Poop

11 Reasons You Should Pay Attention to Your Poop
Health
8 months ago

In our pursuit of good health, we often overlook the body’s unique methods of communicating vital information. One such overlooked aspect is our feces. Typically, it’s a subject we’d rather avoid discussing, but today, we’ll shed light on why paying closer attention to this bodily function is essential.

Dolph Lundgren, 65, Marries His Girlfriend, 27, After He Was Given “Two to Three Years to Live”

Dolph Lundgren, 65, Marries His Girlfriend, 27, After He Was Given “Two to Three Years to Live”
People
10 months ago

The action movie legend Dolph Lundgren just entered a new era of his life with his beautiful 27-year-old bride Emma Krokdal. Their happy union is a sort of re-awakening for Dolph, as he’s still not entirely out of the woods with his horrifying health issues. Let’s learn more about this lovely couple’s story and the obstacles that occasionally cloud their newlyweds’ bliss.

11 Things Poop Is Trying to Tell Us About Our Health

11 Things Poop Is Trying to Tell Us About Our Health
Health
year ago

We do everything in our power to be healthy. However, our body has ways of communicating, which, if we know how to read them, can be of great help to our quality of life. In this regard, we often forget about feces. Normally, they are a topic that no one wants to talk about, but today we will share with you some reasons why you should pay more attention to them.

A Hospital Successfully Separated Conjoined Twins After an 11-Hour Surgery

A Hospital Successfully Separated Conjoined Twins After an 11-Hour Surgery

Conjoined twins, specifically those who are joined at the abdomen and share a liver, are an exceptionally rare occurrence. The chance of them being born is estimated at only 1 in every 200,000 live births. Dr. Jose Iglesias, the medical director of pediatric surgery at Cook Children’s Hospital, explains that there are typically only 5 to 8 cases per year worldwide where conjoined twins survive and remain viable after birth. Thus, the rarity of such cases cannot be overstated.

Can You Drink Rainwater + 20 Cool Body Facts

Can You Drink Rainwater + 20 Cool Body Facts
Curiosities
11 months ago

Hey, can you speak up? I just ate an entire pizza! That’s because after eating a hearty meal, our hearing tends to be a bit less sharp. During digestion, most of our bloodstream is directed toward the stomach, which takes away a bit from all the other organs. So next time you want to go listen to your favorite band at a live concert, make sure to eat a lighter meal to keep your ears pitch perfect.

6 Strange Things That Can Happen if Our Body Parts Grew Continuously

6 Strange Things That Can Happen if Our Body Parts Grew Continuously
Curiosities
year ago

The human body is a miraculous thing with several organs and cells that work tirelessly to keep it in good shape. Consider what would happen if these elements worked a little bit too much and our bodies continued to grow. This wild thought is partially valid because the cells of a healthy body continue to divide and multiply at a predictable rate. Let’s explore this hypothesis of having body parts that would grow relentlessly and see how it would impact our bodies, everyday lives, and the world around us.

10 Facts About the Human Body That’ll Change Your Perception of Yourself

10 Facts About the Human Body That’ll Change Your Perception of Yourself
Curiosities
year ago

Nature has made our bodies wondrously full of marvels and curiosities that scientists are still researching today. For instance, most of us can hold our breath underwater for 90 seconds, without training, and yet in 2016, Spain’s Aleix Segura Vendrell clocked a time of 24 minutes. While he breathed in pure oxygen before immersion, scientists are still trying to figure out how he was able to do that.

Why It’s Better Not to Sleep on Your Right Side

Why It’s Better Not to Sleep on Your Right Side
Health
2 years ago

When you finally get in bed at the end of the long day, you probably curl up under the blanket and settle into your favorite sleeping position without giving it much thought. But it turns out, some positions might be better than others, and if you’re used to sleeping on your right side you might want to change your habits. Although sleeping on the right side may be healthy for your heart, it has many drawbacks that outweigh its benefits.

What Can Happen to Your Body If You Switch to Decaf

What Can Happen to Your Body If You Switch to Decaf
Health
2 years ago

If your cup of coffee makes you jittery, switching to decaf may seem like the perfect solution. But, even though decaf contains much less caffeine than regular coffee, it isn’t necessarily a much healthier alternative. Turns out, your cup of decaf coffee has lots of potentially dangerous side effects you probably hadn’t even thought about.

11 Things That Might Be Less Healthy Than We Thought

11 Things That Might Be Less Healthy Than We Thought
Health
2 years ago

Many of us have heard facts about certain foods that we believed to be true — only to discover later that these were a myth. Like, for example, the fact that restricting calories and following a gluten-free diet can do more harm than good for your health. It’s challenging enough trying to keep a healthy weight and eat right, and getting misinformation about health and nutrition can give you yet another reason to worry.

7 Ways to Cleanse Your Body Naturally With Food

7 Ways to Cleanse Your Body Naturally With Food
Health
3 years ago

Up to 80% of our immune system is concentrated in our gut. If our body is properly detoxifying and the useful bacteria is in balance in our gut, we have the natural superpower of resisting colds and the flu without antibiotics, scientists claim. Some foods can also help us cleanse our blood from heavy metals and prevent blood clots, and some can fight bad breath like a pro.

10 Drinks That Can Do Wonders for Your Health

10 Drinks That Can Do Wonders for Your Health
Health
3 years ago

Nutritious drinks like yerba mate tea are great for pushing you through the day, while chicory coffee can be a pleasant relaxant. In fact, there are different drinks that promise to give you a boost for both your good days and your bad ones. The natural world can offer us many (delicious) treats that are simply health in a cup in places you’d least expect.

10+ Daily Routines We Ought to Quit Today

10+ Daily Routines We Ought to Quit Today
Health
3 years ago

Some of our habits can be harmful over time, such as wearing skinny jeans or using chapstick. We may not realize it, but there are some unhealthy side effects for many of the things we do every day. This is especially true when we repeat them day after day, giving them the time to negatively impact our health.

What Happens to Your Body If You Drink Raisin Water After Waking Up

What Happens to Your Body If You Drink Raisin Water After Waking Up
Health
10 months ago

People got to know raisins accidentally when they found dried grapes on vines around 2000 BCE, and it was one of the most important food discoveries ever. Vitamins, fiber, and minerals that are abundant in this dried fruit make it a wonder-working superfood that doctors and nutritionists love recommending to their patients.It turns out we can make raisins even more beneficial if we soak them in water overnight. Water dissolves all the minerals and nutrients of a raisin and its skin, boosting the health properties of this powerful fruit.

10 Innocent Signs That Your Body Is Flooded With Toxins

10 Innocent Signs That Your Body Is Flooded With Toxins
Health
9 months ago

Toxins are present everywhere around us, be it in the air we breathe, the water we drink, or the food we eat. Even your favorite smartphone is a filth farm, teeming with enough bacteria to make you seriously ill. Everyday toxins are getting accumulated in our body, and if it reaches a tipping point you might get severely sick.

What Happens to Your Body When You Give Up Alcohol

What Happens to Your Body When You Give Up Alcohol
Health
9 months ago

An ordinary person with an average income drinks about 9.5 liters of alcohol a year, according to statistics. And this person is not addicted to alcohol — they just like to spend time with their friends and have a few drinks. Sometimes they take a break during the week and drink just a little bit, maybe having one glass of wine before bed to relieve stress. What would happen to the body of this person if they quit drinking for 28 days?

9 Simple yet Weird Habits That Can Help You Live Twice as Long

9 Simple yet Weird Habits That Can Help You Live Twice as Long
Health
2 years ago

If you care about your health but don’t want to deprive yourself of life’s pleasures, then we have good news: there is a scientifically proven way out! Our world’s cleverest minds have found unordinary yet pleasant habits that can help a person stay both healthy and happy. They may even help you have a longer life!

8 Important Health Tests You Can Do at Home

8 Important Health Tests You Can Do at Home
Health
8 months ago

Some people avoid preventive medical examinations because of lack of time or a fear of doctors. But you can perform several tests to get necessary information about your health without having to leave your own home. These methods will help you understand whether it’s high time you turned to an expert or if everything is just fine and there’s no need to worry.

50+ Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar That Can Make Your Life Easier

50+ Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar That Can Make Your Life Easier
Tips & tricks
2 years ago

As history would have it, apple cider vinegar was discovered almost accidentally and independently in different parts of the world when jugs of wine were left uncovered for a long time. The traces of this product date back to 5000 BC when Babylonians used it as a preservative and started experimenting by mixing apple cider vinegar with spices and herbs. Apple cider vinegar has a long history and there are a great variety of purposes it can be used for nowadays, apart from being a topping for your salad.

9 Things You Shouldn’t Do on an Empty Stomach

9 Things You Shouldn’t Do on an Empty Stomach
Health
9 months ago

"You are what you eat" is an adage known to everyone. But what we do before a meal also has a great impact on our health. Bright Side is going to tell you about 9 things you can’t do on an empty stomach (no less than 2 hours after your last meal). As a bonus, you’ll find information about what you can do when you’re hungry at the end of the article.

23 tricks which top chefs use in the kitchen

23 tricks which top chefs use in the kitchen
Cooking
2 years ago

Everyone who loves to spend a lot of time in the kitchen knows a whole load of little secrets which can help turn an ordinary dish into something exquisite. And as for professional chefs — well, they know more tricks than there are fish in the sea. We discovered a few of their best ones which could also help to make you a hit in the kitchen.