26 Sep, 2023
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How To Keep Your Bathroom Products Sanitary With Q-Tips – Health Digest

We get it. Scooping out moisturizer with a Q-tip instead of your fingers certainly seems more tedious. You may be wondering then, is using our fingers really all that bad? In a 2015 scientific review published in the Journal of Dermatological Science, the study team looked at various research articles published between 2008 and 2015 […]

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How To Prevent A Microwave ‘Eruption’ According To The USDA – Health Digest

Chemistry professor and social media content creator Kim Hilton (who goes by the name chemicalkim on Instagram) explained the concept of superheating. “When water is heated in a microwave, it can superheat without appearing to boil. This means the water can become hotter than its boiling point without actually boiling. And when it is disturbed […]

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Weird Scientific Facts About Your Mustache You Probably Didn’t Know – Health Digest

You’ve been trying to grow out your mustache and haven’t gotten much past the pencil ‘stache phase. You, however, would like to grow a Tom Selleck mustache that will make all your friends envious. Your diet can play into getting a rich mustache that curls around your upper lip. Low testosterone can work to hinder […]

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Should You Wash Eggs Before Cooking Them? The USDA Explains – Health Digest

Marisa Bunning, a professor and food safety extension specialist in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University, told Real Simple that farm-fresh eggs are a different story from store-bought, prettily packaged cartons of eggs. “Consumers aren’t used to eggs from their backyard. They’re treating them like they’re the same, but they’re not the same,” […]

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Drinking Diet Soda Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Teeth – Health Digest

Instead of sugar, diet sodas contain greater amounts of acid, including citric acid, phosphoric acid, and tartaric acid. While it’s easy to assume that darker-colored sodas like Coke might be the worst offenders, Sprite, Mountain Dew, and other citrusy sodas that contain greater amounts of acid can actually be just as bad. Unfortunately, our teeth […]

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How to outsmart the food shortages – nutritionist shares her hacks

How to outsmart the current food shortages – Harley Street nutritionist and weight loss specialist Kim Pearson, shares her expert advice The environment secretary, Therese Coffey, has revealed that shortages of some fruit and vegetables will take two to four weeks to be resolved. We all know that it’s important to get our (minimum) 5-a-day. But […]

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What Your Dominant Eye Does And How To Find It – Health Digest

Now that we know our dominant eye takes on more responsibility when it comes to our sight, how do we know which one of our eyes is which? As it turns out, you may be able to look at your dominant hand for a clue. WebMD reports that most often, a person’s dominant eye will […]

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7 physical signs of stress you shouldn’t ignore – plus what can help

From fatigue to cravings, there are some physical signs of stress that probably shouldn’t be ignored. Nutritionist for DIRTEA, Clarissa Berry reveals more, plus what can help  The adrenal glands are two small glands situated on top of the kidneys and are where your primary stress hormones are made. These are hormones like cortisol and […]

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The Real Reason Operating Rooms Are Green – Health Digest

If you were to take a look at the color wheel, you’d notice that green is positioned opposite red. There is some theory to support why this makes green an ideal color for walls inside an operating room.  Typically, a surgeon may spend anywhere from a few hours to many hours looking at the innards […]

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11 best protein powders and snacks – Healthista

Looking to increase your protein-intake? Healthista tried and tested the best protein powders and protein snacks the market has to offer –  so you don’t have to  I have always been nervous about eating a large amount of protein, as I thought that it would make me look bulky or that I would gain weight. Since […]