15 Jun, 2024

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Can TikTok’s Viral Cortisol Drink Actually Reduce Your Stress Levels? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

Among other hormones, our adrenal glands produce cortisol, commonly known as the stress hormone, explains the Cleveland Clinic. The first ingredient in the adrenal cocktail — vitamin C — may help lower levels of cortisol in the body. Findings of an early 1999 study presented to the American Chemical Society showed that rats who were fed […]

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Love, sex & dating apps – questions unanswered – Healthista

Date me tender, Tinder. In a world where love, sex and dating apps are intrinsically intertwined, how does one find their true love from their next fling? ‘The forever never after’. ‘Till swipe do us part’. Can we really find a true ‘ever after’ or at least a ‘longer than night after’, in the era […]

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Don’t Make This Mistake When Doing Lower Ab Exercises – Health Digest

Your back can easily arch during any lower abdominal exercises that require you to lie on your back. Think about the hollow hold, where your arms are raised over your head while your legs are extended and raised at an angle to the floor. The closer your heels are to the floor, the more likely […]

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This Could Be Why You’re Not Losing Weight (Even If You’re Exercising And Dieting) – Health Digest

If you’re dieting, you could easily feel left out of social gatherings such as happy hours and restaurant openings. Yet a little drink here or there can wreck your weight loss, according to Better Health Channel. Not only does alcohol put a halt to your fat burning, but it will have you reaching for less […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Eat Chocolate Before A Workout – Health Digest

Centralitalliance/Getty Images Going to the gym or hyping yourself up for a workout can be difficult on some days. At times like these, you might wish that you could turn to your favorite snack for a quick boost of endorphins and energy. Enter a bar of chocolate sitting in your gym bag. How bad can it […]

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Where Is Browndages From Shark Tank Season 13 Today? – Health Digest

Bashir and Mahdi pitched Browndages to the Sharks, handing each some samples to match their skin tones (via YouTube). They wanted $75,000 for a 7.5% stake in the company. All the Sharks were supportive of the company’s aim for inclusivity, but Robert Herjavec declined because he believed larger companies could produce billions in inventory at […]

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The Four Worst Foods For Acid Reflux, According To A Gastroenterologist – Health Digest

While citrus fruit has many health benefits to offer us, it may not be the best choice for those who experience acid reflux. “Citrus fruits … are acidic in nature,” Dr. Brown told us. This is because citrus fruits — such as oranges, lemons, and grapefruits — have lower pH levels. The lower the pH level, the more […]

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‘Eat Right, Lose Weight’ – the groundbreaking health book that changes everything 

‘Eat Right, Lose Weight’ – the groundbreaking health book that changes everything says Healthista columnist Georgie Wolfinden Check back in weekly to read my new column ‘The Agent’s Secret’ – which promises insider knowledge on all things health, wellness and beauty. Hello Healthista readers, my name is Georgie Wolfinden and I am the newest member of the […]

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If You Swallow Too Much Toothpaste, This Is What Happens To Your Body – Health Digest

Sodium fluoride and triclosan are the two toxic chemicals in toothpaste that, when eaten in excess, can lead to symptoms of an overdose such as vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, trouble breathing, reduced heart rate, heart attack, and more (via Mount Sinai). While this may sound unnerving, the National Capital Poison Center emphasizes that non-prescription toothpaste products […]

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Summer holiday prep – 4 skincare tips for a long haul flight – Healthista

Healthista asked founder of Cecilia London and facialist Cecilia Ross her top tips for taking care of your skin before, during, and after a long haul flight It’s summer time – well at least according to my calendar – and that means it’s the season of jet setting to hot tropical islands if we’re lucky. […]

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THIS is why you should wear a supportive sports bra – Healthista

Healthista sat down with design manager of Sweaty Betty Sarah Platts and renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Paul Banwell to discuss the importance of wearing a supportive sports bra whilst working out and the drawbacks for when you don’t If running is your exercise of choice, then you may be aware of the post-workout tenderness that hits just […]