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Eggs have a lot of cholesterol compared to other foods. Although cholesterol in the blood is strongly related to heart disease, eating cholesterol is weakly associated with raising the cholesterol levels in your blood.
Eggs have other heart-protecting properties and eating it probably won't harm your heart.
The word "detox" is used as an advertising buzzword.
Fifteen products that claim to detoxify, were reviewed by scientists. When the investigators inquired what toxins were targeted and how these toxins were removed, the companies were unable to provide answers.
Your immune system is a complex series of processes involving antibodies, certain proteins, parts of your blood, and more.
When a product claims to boost your immune system but does not specify which part of the immune system, you should question it.
(For example, activating your inflammatory response is a way to boost your immune system, but would also put you at risk of a stroke or other health problems.)
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Much like a hundred years ago when Spanish Flu killed millions, questionable medicinal concoctions and folk remedies have surfaced across the world, claiming to boost the immune system.
Pills, superfoods, and other wellness habits do not boost our immunity as the 'symptoms' which we get when infected are in fact measures taken by our immune system to respond to the foreign pathogen.
Many allergies that people have are a misguided response from the immune system that treat harmless foreign bodies as harmful pathogens.
While over-the-counter medicines provide us with a so-called ‘relief’ by suppressing our fever, runny nose and other ‘symptoms’, these are in fact necessary for the body to get well. The symptoms we want to be stopped are not our enemy:
We have all learned to wash hands in warm water. However, it does not fight germs. Water needs to boil to kill off germs.
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You should actually sit up straight and tilt your head slightly forward to prevent blood from running down the back of your throat.
Using ice to shrink the blood vessels, accompanied with light pressure, should settle the bleeding.
Research reveals that people gain weight because of excess calorie intake and lack of exercise, not because of the proportion of dietary fat or carbohydrates.