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The Truth About Green Tea and Weight Loss

You’ve no doubt noticed that the tea aisle has gone green. What used to be a packet of green tea here and there is now shelves filled with green teas of all types, with flavors from refreshing to grassy to smoky. Now, whole cafes have opened up devoted to the stuff, Instagram is peppered with

The Truth About The Connection Between COVID-19 And ED

If you needed more motivation to wear a mask and avoid crowds, here you go: coronavirus has been linked to erectile dysfunction, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Some male survivors of COVID-19 will have lasting damage that affects blood flow to the penis, and the long-term psychological effects

The Truth About Acupressure

For those who aren’t particularly keen on needles, acupressure might be a more viable option for a natural pain relief treatment. Since acupuncture focuses on releasing stagnant energy pockets throughout the body through the application of needles, acupressure claims to do the same thing — but using a practitioner’s fingers. Verywell Health explains that Traditional

The untold truth of Belk

If you’ve ever gone shopping in the southern U.S. states, chances are you’ve been to Belk. The retailer started as a small business in the late 1800s and has grown into one of the most recognized department stores in the country with locations spread across 16 states (per Belk). If you’ve never shopped there, perhaps

The truth about forever roses

Everyone loves flowers. But there are those of us that hate buying flowers for Valentine’s Day or simply to dress up our homes — not because they aren’t beautiful, but because they don’t last very long, and to be honest, we feel terrible about paying for something that goes from gorgeous to grungy in just

The truth about the Squatty Potty

It has a fanbase that includes celebrity A-listers like Jimmy Kimmel, Sally Field, Howard Stern — and Bryan Cranston, who gifted his wife with one and said, “Elimination is love” (via The Guardian). It has more than 7,300 5-star user ratings on Amazon. It even has its own mascot — a unicorn named Dookie whose YouTube

The sad truth about happiness scales

You might feel sad after looking closer at studies about happiness. That’s because an emotion that’s easy to experience is immensely difficult to measure, says Purdue University economist Timothy Bond. “Happiness research usually asks subjects to rank their happiness on a scale, sometimes with as little as three points: ‘not too happy,’ ‘pretty happy’ and

Fake warnings on e-cigarette ads distract kids from truth

When it comes to marketing electronic cigarettes to young people, fake news appears to stick. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration currently requires a prominent warning about the dangers of nicotine for e-cigarettes. But just before that mandate, a 2017 campaign by e-cigarette maker blu included fake warnings in precisely the place the real warnings

The unspoken truth about waiting until marriage

Waiting until marriage to have sex may sound like an antiquated custom, but you may be surprised to learn that abstinence is still practiced today. According to Waiting Till Marriage, an organization that supports abstinence before marriage, around three percent of the United States population waits until they are married to have sex. While it’s

Truth Vs Fiction – Health Myths Busted

There are things you can assume about your GP: they will have illegible handwriting and will be able to discuss the weather while simultaneously sliding a needle into your arm. But, according to doctor’s bible Australian Family Physician, you can’t always bet on them knowing the best ways to lose weight. “There’s a great deal

The truth about juicing

(HealthDay)—Between juice bars and high-powered home juicing machines, drinking your fruits and veggies has certainly gone mainstream. Depending on the specific mixes you sip—a vegetable blend, for instance—juice can be a filling snack when you’re on the go. But is juicing a way to lose weight and boost health? Some juicing proponents claim that your