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via brightside These days, no one is surprised by photos showing a perfect body achieved through months of training and proper nutrition. But today, Bright Side invites you to take a look at a very different version of a “before and after” photo shoot. Intent on demonstrating that photos don’t always reflect reality, fitness trainer Anna Victoria decided not to waste words and duly proved by example that every… Read More


Many people consider it normal to walk inside the house with their shoes on. But several scientific studies suggest why that’s a bad idea — and the reasons are pretty gross. Though some bacteria is good for us, if you’ve ever gotten a stomach virus, you’ll know that other kinds of bacteria are not. A study done by the… Read More


(Healthy Food House) Our brain releases a neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is crucial for numerous essential bodily functions. Dopamine is great for the following body functions: -Regulating movement -Controlling the center of pleasure and reward in the brain -Improving the cognitive functions (knowledge, attention, memory, decision-making, evaluation, problem solving) -Regulating the secretion of prolactin Since it is extremely… Read More


Credits: Amanda Froelich These ‘before and after’ photos are proof that giving up alcohol can dramatically affect one’s health and appearance. Drinking alcohol might seem like the normal or ‘hip’ thing to do, but consuming it in excess over time can take a toll on one’s health. Effects of excessive alcohol consumption include increased risk… Read More

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The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would like us all to believe that raw milk is a flaming health hazard with the potential to cause a national disaster. What could be more toxic than raw food, right? That must be what is making our nation sick – not the over-consumption of genetically-modified, pesticide-laden… Read More

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According to a 1930 New York Times article, Wu Chung-chieh, a professor of the Chengdu University, discovered Imperial Chinese government records from 1827 congratulating Li Ching-Yuen on his 150th birthday,  and further documents later congratulating him on his 200th birthday in 1877.   In 1928, a New York Times correspondent wrote that many of the old men in Li’s neighborhood asserted that… Read More

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It has been well documented that excessive weight and fat put you at greater risk for all kinds of disease; particularly Diabetes and Heart Disease. Historically, men have been at higher risk for heart disease because of their tendency to accumulate fat in the belly region. However, women who have an excess of belly fat (sometimes known as… Read More