So what if is kills 99.9% of all bacteria: that sound really good, but do you know what else it’s killing?
You know that a diet of butter, bacon, burgers, and processed foods puts you on a fast track to a heart attack, but it can also increase your risk of a stroke, which is also caused by narrowed arteries—in this case, blood vessels that feed the brain. (A small percentage of strokes, called hemorrhagic stroke, are caused not by clogged arteries but by ruptured ones.)
Having a hectic day doesn’t necessarily cause allergies, but a good mental health means less allergy flare-ups this spring. A study written in the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy indicates those who suffer from allergies and constant stress are more likely to experience allergy flare-ups.
Salt lovers rejoice, your day has finally come! A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension found that Americans actually do consume a healthy amount of salt, despite exceeding the average daily recommendation from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention.