I love bacon. When cooked perfectly, it melts in your mouth and produces all kinds of satisfation. I suppose most people know that bacon isn't really "health" food as it has high amounts of saturated fats and sodium. Sigh. Here's some newish news about bacon though, presented by the Harvard School of Public Health: bacon can be detrimental to men's fertility. Does that mean we've finally found a method of birth control for men that they would actually remember to take?Continue Reading >
You assume that the foods you eat on a daily basis have passed inspection and are safe to eat. But did you know a lot of your foods have DISGUSTING hidden ingredients you didn't know about? I'm talking things that make you want to throw up your last meal and never eat again. However, we know that's not realistic, but you should at least know what goes into your food.
Those ingredients you can't pronounce on the back of your favorite box of your favorite cookies are about to be revealed…Continue Reading >
Okay, have you ever knocked on wood after tempting fate? You know like if you say, "Oh my husband would never cheat on me with the hot Sofia Veragra look-a-like next door" and then you knock on wood just because you don't want to jinx yourself, not because your husband is a total horndog that can't keep it in his pants. Well, a new study called "Reversing One's Fortune By Pushing Away Bad Luck" published by the Journal of Experimental Psychology found that knocking on wood may not actually prevent your horndog husband from having sex with the Sofia Vergara look-a-like, but it will make you feel better.Continue Reading >
The first thing you do when you attend church is dab holy water on your forehead, right? You'll want to refrain from doing so next time because you may not realize it, but you're rubbing yourself with poop. Yes, you read that right--fecal matter.
So much for it being pure and having healing powers. Instead it can make you incredibly sick!Continue Reading >
Ever since the concept of dieting was invented, I'm sure you've heard that counting calories are important if you want ultimate weight loss success. Now doctors are saying that the majority of information out there pertaining to calories is outdated and it mostly depends on the type of food instead. Most of this is also dependent on the way the individual's body processes foods which can make a dramatic difference on how calories are absorbed.
So if calories aren't important, what should we be focusing on instead? The answer is rather simple and less mentally straining than counting numbers!Continue Reading >
If you feel like you've gained a couple of pounds, you may want to check your mood. A new study reveals that we gain most weight when we are happiest as opposed to when we're depressed. This is especially true if you are an emotional eater. More than 75 percent of emotional eaters were found to eat more than when life is good as opposed to when it's not.
Well, that would explain why certain jeans don't feel the same anymore!Continue Reading >
An 8-year-old Montana girl is much like other kids her age, except she has a rare disease that has kept her the size of an infant. Gabby Williams has a genetic condition that only a few other people in the world have that slows down the aging process.
The aging disease has doctors stumped, even though there are a few cases of it worldwide. Williams appears on TLC's 40-Year-Old Child: A New Case, a special depicting the aging disease she suffers from and the doctors trying to figure out the cause of it. Williams' story is truly remarkable…Continue Reading >
When it comes to our breasts, we don't have as much fascination with them compared to the number of men out there. However, there are some interesting facts you may have not known about them.
You're probably thinking you've had them for your entire adult life, fed babies, and you pretty much know all there is to know about them. Despite being a body part that is glamorized by the media and pop culture, there is some interesting information you didn't know about your boobies. Read on to find out just how special our breasts are. You'll never look at them the same way again!Continue Reading >
The secret to losing weight turns out to be quite cheap and accessible! A new study has found that drinking more water--approximately a liter, can help you lose extra weight. The experiment was done to see how drinking water impacts diets and the results were astonishing. This news is especially helpful if you are in the process of losing weight yourself.
So why do heavy water drinkers weigh less than those who don't touch the stuff? The answer is quite simple really…Continue Reading >
Most women seem to lust after a small waist, but a new survey done by London-based salon Vixen & Blush reveals that this is not true! After Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gave birth last week it seems that it changed women's minds about what physical feature they most want. If you're thinking it was the confidence to walk out and present her post-baby belly, you're far from it.
Instead it was something that every new mom noticed about the Duchess that they wish they had when leaving the hospital. Care to take a wild guess what women would rather have than weigh 100 pounds?Continue Reading >