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This Little-Known American Cheese Has More Protein Than Meat – Health Digest

Wisconsin is well-known for its cheese, but people from Michigan will point to the small town of Pinconning as its state cheese capital. The Colby-style cheese was first made by Dan Horn in the early 1900s, and Horn’s daughter began…

When You Eat Cashews Every Day, This Is What Happens To Your Poop – Health Digest

A deficiency of certain vitamins and minerals can affect how water is absorbed in your gut and make your digestive system sluggish, according to Rupa Health. Magnesium helps alleviate constipation by drawing more water into your stool to make it…

Eating Eggplant Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Cholesterol – Health Digest

Despite its mild and subtly sweet flavor, eggplant can take on unexpected textures and tastes depending on how you make it. You can bake, grill, roast, or sauté it into your favorite dishes. It’s also great as a side, especially…

Eating Cinnamon Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Bones – Health Digest

Cinnamon contains a few nutrients that contribute to overall bone health — potassium, calcium, vitamin A, and vitamin K.   Dietary potassium helps maintain bone density by neutralizing acid load and reducing calcium loss, while calcium has always been linked to overall bone health….

Your Risk Of Prostate Cancer Increases If You Live Here – Health Digest

Everything from how much fruit and vegetables make up your diet to smoking to ancestry and even environmental, behavioral, socioeconomic, and infection-related factors contribute toward a risk of prostate cancer. Although the exact reasons why certain regions have a higher…

Let This Popular Fruit Ripen To Help You Poop Instantly – Health Digest

When you’re holding in poop (not by conscious choice, of course), you may not consider the color or ripeness of this popular fruit sitting on your dining table. But experts advise you to.  The idea is that bananas, native to Southeast…

The Unexpected Dangers Of Jessica Biel’s Controversial Eating Habits – Health Digest

While you may not have to worry about fecal matter getting in your bowl of cereal (provided you’re showering in a clean bathroom), there is still a small chance of microbial transfer from dripping hair strands to your food, per…

Eating Soy Has An Unexpected Effect On A Man’s Prostate – Health Digest

Soy can also supplement radiation therapy in treating prostate cancer by reducing side effects. A 2010 study in Nutrition and Cancer had one group of prostate cancer patients take 200 milligrams of soy isoflavone a day while another took a placebo….

Could Your Gut Be The Secret To Curing High Cholesterol? A New Study Explains – Health Digest

The study looked at genetic material and metabolites in stool samples from more than 1,400 people, noting the connection between cholesterol and cardiovascular health. The researchers identified the presence of Oscillibacter bacteria as being linked with reduced cholesterol. Then, the…

Avoid Taking Ibuprofen With These Common Medications At All Costs – Health Digest

You should avoid taking ibuprofen if you’re on blood pressure-lowering medications such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors or beta-blockers. ACE inhibitors, such as Lotensin, Capoten, Vasotec, Zestril, and Monopril, work by relaxing and widening blood vessels, thereby enhancing blood flow…