30 May, 2024
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Why Ghost Poops Are Actually A Sign Of Good Health – Health Digest

Turk_stock_photographer/Getty Images If you’ve ever scrolled on TikTok or been in the company of a gastroenterologist, you may have wondered about your poop health. Are you eating enough fiber to poop? Are you hydrating enough? Is constipation becoming a concern?  While unexpected triggers that can instantly change your poop habits can leave you worried, there is […]

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7 reasons pets are good for your health – Healthista

Feeling stressed, anxious or looking to improve your overall health? Well you might want to get a pet – experts reveal 7 reasons pets are good for your health  Are you feeling stressed, anxious or, perhaps you just want to improve your fitness levels and overall wellbeing? The latest research shows that spending time with […]

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Salty Snacks That Are Actually Good For You, According To Joy Bauer – Health Digest

With Joy Bauer’s sesame-garlic edamame, you’re getting 200 milligrams of sodium per three servings. For the recipe, you’ll need 10 ounces of frozen or fresh edamame in the shell, 2 teaspoons of toasted sesame oil, 2 cloves garlic (minced), ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, and red pepper flakes to taste. You steam the protein and fiber-rich edamame first. Whisk together […]

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There May Be A Good Reason To Store Your Poop For Future Use – Health Digest

According to a 2022 opinion piece published in Trends in Molecular Medicine, another good reason to store your poop for future use includes autologous fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). The concept of fecal transplants — collecting poop from a healthy donor and introducing it into a patient’s GI tract via colonoscopy — is not a new one. It’s also called […]

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Is Drinking Milk Good Or Bad For Your Eyes? What The Experts Say – Health Digest

There are not a lot of studies out there directly linking bad eye health to saturated fat content in milk. One 2020 study published in the International Journal of Cardiology Hypertension looked at the possible association between excessive milk consumption and carotid atherosclerosis (carotid artery disease) and found a link in the elderly population surveyed […]

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Is Daydreaming Good For You? – Health Digest

It might sound counterintuitive — to ask someone to let their mind wander so that they can focus better — but this is exactly what daydreaming can do for you, according to neuroscience and positive psychology professional and professor Brynn Winegard. Think about that time when your mind drifted from a tedious task you were focused on and started […]

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14 Processed Foods That Are Actually Good For You – Health Digest

Plastic containers of hummus are regular offerings in the pre-packaged and prepared foods section of many grocery stores. Does that mean you shouldn’t eat them? Quite the contrary. Hummus is primarily made from mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil, all of which are nutritious ingredients that contribute to good health. Hummus […]

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Are Frozen Waffles Good For You? What To Consider – Health Digest

A healthy frozen waffle should be made with whole grains and have a few grams of fiber. Some brands might be enriched with vitamins and minerals, but they also might have added sugar. For example, Kellogg’s Eggo Chocolatey Chip Waffles have 20% of your daily value of calcium, iron, and vitamin A, and you’ll also […]

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Is This Decadent TikTok Protein Dessert Actually Good For You? What To Consider – Health Digest

While whipped topping generally contains fewer calories and fat than whipped cream, this doesn’t mean you can ignore the other ingredients in this product, especially the hydrogenated oils and high-fructose corn syrup. The Great Value Whipped Topping that Coen uses has 0 trans fat even though it contains hydrogenated vegetable oil. This is likely because the oil is […]

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Is Canned Tomato Soup Good For You? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

The big benefit of tomatoes is the carotenoid and antioxidant lycopene, which gives the tomato its beautiful red color, according to a 2019 article in The Pharma Innovation Journal. If you consume tomatoes with some sort of fat, it makes the lycopene more easily absorbed by the body. Lycopene may also be able to lower […]