LifeStyle: Health

Yes, Poop Particles Spray Into the Air When You Flush the Toilet

Wednesday  17:06,   17 january 2018

<p>"Toilet plume" is a term for what happens when the force of flushing sprays microscopic particles of you-know-what into the air. Trust us on this one: Close that lid.</p><p><br></p>Toilet plume is a term for what happens[...]

Eating This One Food Before 8 a.m. Could Flatten Your Belly

Wednesday  10:53,   17 january 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

It’s no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day—especially if you want to slim down.&nbsp;Instead, experts recommend starting each day with a healthy mix of proteins, fats, carbs, fiber, and anti-inflammatory foods. Not only[...]

When you lose weight, your fat cells don't just let go of fat

Wednesday  10:52,   17 january 2018
Popular Science

This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to? Where does it wander when it’s lost? This, my friends, is Fat Month.&nbsp;This year, PopSci[...]

There's another big health reason to follow the Mediterranean diet

Tuesday  19:55,   16 january 2018
Prima (UK)

Particularly as we get[...]

Which Is Worse: Dessert or Alcohol? (We Asked the Expert)

Tuesday  09:38,   16 january 2018

Which Is Worse: Dessert or Alcohol? (We Asked the Expert)Let's talk about sugar and alcohol: two things that have been somewhat demonized in the wellness world yet are still big parts of many of our favorite indulgences. A good glass of wine or a[...]

This mom lost 171 pounds by walking every day

Tuesday  09:37,   16 january 2018

This mom lost 171 pounds by walking every dayWhen Chasity Davis was pregnant with her third daughter, she felt miserable. She weighed 365 pounds at just 4 feet 11 inches tall. She was easily exhausted by daily[...]

This Is The Bizarre Side Effect 1 In 100 People Experience During Sex

Tuesday  08:06,   16 january 2018

Sex headaches are no joke. Here, doctors explain why they happen and how to deal. As your sexual arousal ramps up, pleasure is probably the only thing on your mind. Unfortunately, for some people, pain interrupts the party. At least one percent of[...]

Only One in 10 People Know That This Common Drink Can Cause Cancer

Monday  22:23,   15 january 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

Nothing tastes better than a tall glass of wine after a long day—but you often finish your drink way too quickly. Just a few more can’t hurt, right? Well, not so fast. Truth be told, binging on booze could put you at risk for several forms of[...]

Why Does the Latest Birthing 'Trend' Include Plastic Surgeons?

Monday  18:41,   15 january 2018

You thought you were on trend with your home water birth? Think again.If you said "yes" to the last one, you're on trend (apparently). Never mind absurd accusations of being "too posh to push," some women are doing something even wilder while giving [...]

This Is the Best Workout for Your Personality, According to Science

Monday  18:41,   15 january 2018
Reader's Digest.CA

<p>Exercise programs aren't one-size-fits-all!</p>Exercise programs aren't[...]

Tiffany Did CrossFit For 1 Year, and Here's How It Totally Changed Her Body

Saturday  22:08,   13 january 2018

Maybe a CrossFit gym has opened in your neighborhood and you're curious about what it can do for you. Tiffany, a 35-year-old mother of two, will inspire you.Tiffany Noble has gained a little celebrity status around her CrossFit gym after posting [...]

Not Sure If Last Year's SPF Has Expired? Read This

Saturday  22:07,   13 january 2018

Good news: you have a day in the sun planned. Bad news: the only sunscreen you can find is one sand-coated bottle that might be from last year . . . or the year before. While we absolutely condone product hoarding, sun protection is one beauty area [...]

The 9 things your GP wants every patient to know.

Saturday  22:07,   13 january 2018

Dear Patient, It’s about time we had an honest discussion don’t you think? 1. I forget to take my medicine.When you admit that you keep forgetting to take your iron tablets, how hard it is to remember your asthma puffers every day or that you’re[...]

This mom lost 171 pounds by walking every day

Saturday  22:06,   13 january 2018

After her heart stopped for three seconds when she was only 34, Chasity Davis knew she had to lose weight to save her life. And, her blood pressure was "sky high." But Davis, who was experiencing a flood of postpartum hormones, felt irate that[...]

‘Don’t drink the coffee on airplanes,’ flight attendant warns

Saturday  08:21,   13 january 2018
New York Daily News

Airline chow is infamous for being inedible, but one beverage could make you sick.“Don’t drink the coffee on airplanes. It’s the same potable water that goes through the bathroom system,” an unidentified flight attendant “for a major American[...]