6 Diet Secrets to Lose Weight Successfully

According to statistics, the average person attempts to lose weight at least four times a year. But only 1 out of every 100 people lose weight for good and can proudly share their weight loss success stories. We at Bright Side want you to be one of those people, so we decided to reveal these secrets to help you suffer less and reach your goal much more easily. Dr. Roger Gould, one of the most well-known ...

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Zika outbreak: The mosquito menace

This blood sucker might not be your best friend, but it loves you. The mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is causing widespread fear in Brazil where it is spreading the Zika virus that has been linked to thousands of babies being born with birth defects. So what do we know about it? It loves our cities This is not some jungle-dwelling insect ...

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Prostate cancer treatment ‘not always needed’

Just keeping an eye on prostate cancer results in the same 10-year survival rate as treating it, a study suggests. The UK researchers warned too many men were having procedures that damaged their sex life and caused incontinence. A trial of 1,643 men with small prostate cancers resulted in the same 99% survival rate after a decade for those who ...

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What Your Facebook Habit Means for Your Sleep

It’s no secret that your late-night social media binges can interfere with your rest. But did you ever suspect that daytime Facebook use could also be related to the quality of your sleep? A new study, to be presented this spring, suggests that browsing your feed a few dozen times a day could be a symptom of sleep deprivation. Researchers ...

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The health benefits of… nuts

Nuts are delicious and nutritious when you’re hungering for a crunchy snack. Nuts are rich in heart-healthy unsaturated fats, which do not raise the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood. In fact, eating foods with unsaturated fats can actually help lower your LDL. Walnuts contain an unsaturated fat called omega-3 fatty acids, which are particularly beneficial for heart ...

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How Stress Might Be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Increased stress could be a risk factor for the kind of thinking difficulties that can lead to Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. However, the research did not prove that stress caused cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s. “We know that, in general, stress makes it harder to think clearly,” said Dr. Gayatri Devi, a neurologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New ...

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