29 May, 2024
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TikTok’s ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors Eat’ Challenge Has Real-Life Side Effects – Health Digest

Joey Chestnut took home his first Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in 2007 by packing down 66 hot dogs in 12 minutes. After his 2023 record-breaking win, he said that he felt really bloated, similar to Thanksgiving. “It’s kind of like that, but really, really bad,” he told Insider. Eating so much so quickly also […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Viral Balloon Hack To Poop Instantly. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

I tried the hack for three consecutive days just to see if I was getting the technique right. Even though I’ve blown up dozens of balloons in my adult life (my fear of them popping in my face aside, of course), I was suddenly worried about technique when poop was involved.  On the first day, […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Spicy Orange Hack To Poop Instantly. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

There’s a reason behind choosing the three ingredients, according to TikTok user Bethany Ugarte-Cameron. Oranges, a low FODMAP fruit considered safe for people with IBS, contain naringenin, a natural flavonoid thought to have laxative properties. In fact, a 2018 study done on mice and published in the International Journal of Molecular Medicine found that naringenin was positively associated with […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Midnight Snack Trick To Fall Asleep Fast. Here’s How It Went – Health Digest

According to a popular fitness hack from TikTok, there's a midnight snack that can help you sleep better at night. So of course, we had to try it. Source link

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We Tried TikTok’s Easy Ear Trick To Fall Asleep Fast. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

In the video, Dr. Hanson explains that by applying pressure to the animian region, it helps put our nervous system at ease so we can drift off to sleep more quickly. For my experiment, however, I didn’t want to rely solely on perceived feelings of relaxation to draw my conclusions. Rather, I wanted to crunch […]

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We Tried TikTok’s Viral Hack To Poop In Just Minutes. Here’s What Happened – Health Digest

Anita Tadavarthy starts off her video by asking her viewers, “Did you poop today?” She then goes on to share that nearly 20% of people are constipated (the National Institutes of Health puts that number at 12%).  “It (the prevalence) blows my mind,” the acupuncturist continues. “All you’ve got to do is just do this,” […]

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Why You Should Avoid TikTok’s ‘Budget Ozempic’ Hack At All Costs – Health Digest

In addition to the obvious fear that such hacks promote disordered eating habits, using laxatives for weight loss comes with both short-term and long-term risks, according to registered nutritionist Anna Mapson (via Healthline). Dehydration, stomach cramps, diarrhea, excessive gas, loss of electrolytes, and tiredness are some of the short-term effects of laxatives. Dizziness, headaches, and dry […]

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Does TikTok’s Citrus Hack Actually Stop Any Coughing? Here’s What We Know – Health Digest

Perhaps there’s a reason your mother touted the benefits of vitamin C whenever you felt like you were coming down with something. According to Dr. Silvia Robalino, a board-certified internal medicine doctor at HCA Florida Mercy Hospital, “We experience inflammatory responses in our body when we have a common cold because the immune system is typically […]

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TikTok’s 5-Ingredient Popcorn Truffles Are Packed With Healthy Ingredients – Health Digest

Throw 3 cups of popcorn, 1 banana, 4 pitted Medjool dates, and a tablespoon of peanut butter into a blender and mix. “Pulse until the mixture resembles crumbs and sticks together,” shared Pavia.  Remove the mixture from the blender and place it in a bowl. Using your fingers, form small balls with the mixture. “Place the balls […]

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Is TikTok’s Viral Death March Exercise More Effective Than Lunges? – Health Digest

If you already know how to do a single-leg RDL, you’re already part of the way to the RDL Death March. People who are new to the RDL Death March should choose a lighter weight or no weight until they get the proper technique down. The movement should also be slow and controlled to avoid […]