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Why Bifidobacteria Are So Good for You

There are trillions of bacteria on and in your body, and they’re extremely important for your health. One of the most important types is called Bifidobacteria. These beneficial bacteria digest dietary fiber, help prevent infection and produce vitamins and other important chemicals. Low counts of Bifidobacteria have been linked to many diseases, and Bifidobacteriasupplements may… Read More »

A nap is as good as a pill for lowering blood pressure, research suggests

An afternoon nap is just as effective as taking a pill to lower blood pressure, new research suggests. Scientists found those who enjoyed a midday snooze were more likely to experience a drop in blood pressure compared to adults who stayed awake. American Heart Association guidance states normal systolic blood pressure readings should be less… Read More »

Why Taking a 'Diet Challenge' Is Hardly Ever a Good Idea – Men's Health

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez issued a no-sugar, low-carb 10-day challenge earlier this year. Chris Pratt went on a Bible-inspired, 21-day plan of no sugar, no meat, and no booze. Jay-Z and Beyonce have promoted a 22-day plant-based diet plan. The question: If all these celebrities are jumping off of the dietary equivalent of a… Read More »