29 May, 2024
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At What Age Do Men Lose Their Sex Drive? – Health Digest

The sex hormone thought to be responsible for sexual appetite in men, testosterone, is highest in your 20s; after age 35, the levels may start to deteriorate. But this doesn’t necessarily mean a decline or loss in sexual appetite will follow. Lower testosterone levels may not affect every man’s sex drive the same way. In fact, […]

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Could Singing In The Shower Help You Lose Weight? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

There’s something relaxing about a shower after a long day at work. Even if you are the type to think that mornings are the best time of day for you to shower, you’re probably starting your day off in a happy mood because of this.  And there’s a reason, according to consultant and psychological therapist Michael Padraig […]

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If You Lose Weight Too Quickly, This Is What Happens To Your Body – Health Digest

Severely restricting your calorie intake puts you at risk of electrolyte imbalances, which can impact heart and muscle function. WebMD explains that electrolytes are minerals, such as calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and sodium, that carry electric charges when dissolved in liquid, such as your blood. Electrolytes play a vital role in many processes, including regulating your […]

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9 Effective Ways To Lose Weight Gain Caused By Medication – Health Digest

One of the best dietary adjustments you can make to help lose the weight caused by your medication is to reduce or eliminate sugar in your diet. Excessive sugar consumption is strongly linked to weight gain and obesity. Sugary foods and beverages contribute to an increase in calorie intake without providing essential nutrients, leading to an […]

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How Much Water You Should Drink Daily If You Want To Lose Weight – Health Digest

You might already order soup or a salad at a restaurant before your main entree, but this practice helps you eat less at your meals. You can also do this “preloading” with water. According to a 2018 article in Clinical Nutrition Research, when people drank 300 milliliters (about 10 ounces) of water before a meal, […]

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How Much Weight Can You Really Lose While You Sleep? – Health Digest

Everything from your metabolism, hunger hormone, and stress response is influenced by how much and how well you sleep. And these factors all contribute toward maintaining a healthy weight. According to double board-certified clinical psychologist and clinical sleep specialist, Dr. Michael J. Breus (via Sleep Doctor), a slowing down of metabolism is one effect of sleep deprivation. “There’s […]

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Could Sleeping In The Nude Actually Make You Lose Weight? What To Consider – Health Digest

Sleep performs several important functions for your body and the regulation of cortisol (the stress hormone) is one such function, per Medical News Today. According to a 2017 study published by Obesity, chronic stress can be linked to weight gain. Meanwhile, a 2012 study found a significant association between weight gain and less than five hours of sleep, as […]

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The Fascinating Reason We Lose Our Appetite When It’s Hot Outside – Health Digest

Scientists believe that this natural order of needing to stay cool by eating less when it’s hot outside is something that has evolved over time in humans. Our brains play a big role in the loss of appetite too.  According to Dr. Alona Pulde, a family practitioner who specializes in nutrition and lifestyle medicine, (via […]

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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 […]