I’m a nutritionist — here are 2 overrated and 4 underrated health foods

I’m a nutritionist — here are 2 overrated and 4 underrated health foods

She has a bone to pick with these products. Nutritionist Claire Sorlie is spilling the tea on the two “health foods” she believes are overrated — collagen powders and probiotic supplements — and four she finds underrated — bone broth, raspberries, sauerkraut, and Sleepytime tea. “Items your grocery list does & doesn’t need!” Sorlie captioned … Read more

Yankees voice John Sterling expected to retire this week due to health concerns

Yankees voice John Sterling expected to retire this week due to health concerns

John Sterling is entering the bottom of the ninth inning of his illustrious Yankees play-by-play career. The longtime Yankees radio voice is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference on Friday, The Post has learned. “We’re going to wait until the press conference,” Sterling told The Post’s Ryan Glasspiegel when reached for comment. … Read more

Here’s why you want to stress less, exercise more: study

Here’s why you want to stress less, exercise more: study

You already know that working out can make you healthier and reduce your risk of heart disease. But new research is shedding light on a surprising reason for this result — and it all comes back to stress. People who exercise regularly may be better protected from heart disease in part because of reduced stress-related … Read more

Women are sleeping less and are more stressed out than ever: Gallup poll

Women are sleeping less and are more stressed out than ever: Gallup poll

People are sleepless in Seattle and the rest of the US, according to a Gallup poll.  The poll found that a majority of American adults, 57%, say they aren’t getting enough sleep at night. Just 42% say that they’re getting the sleep they need. Conducted in December, the poll’s results are almost exactly the opposite … Read more

‘Eggplant deformity’: Man suffers shocking fractured penis from rolling while sleeping

‘Eggplant deformity’: Man suffers shocking fractured penis from rolling while sleeping

This redefined a broken sleep schedule. An unfortunate soul had to undergo emergency surgery after fracturing his penis in two places while sleeping — which left him with an ” ‘eggplant’ deformity.” The unnamed 27-year-old patient, from Tunisia, had reportedly rolled over onto his erect penis while sleeping, shockingly resulting in “an audible ‘snap’ sound … Read more

I’m a dietitian — and these foods don’t deserve their bad reputation

I’m a dietitian — and these foods don’t deserve their bad reputation

You don’t need to care about a bad reputation — at least not when it comes to these foods, experts say.  Kitchen staples, such as eggs, coffee, potatoes and frozen vegetables have been unfairly disparaged over the years, according to NBC News. And although it may seem like nutrition advice is ever-changing, these experts say … Read more

Dentist reveals the 3 times you should not brush your teeth

Dentist reveals the 3 times you should not brush your teeth

A dentist has gone viral on TikTok after sharing the circumstances in which you should skip brushing your teeth — at least for awhile. Dr. Shaadi Manouchehri, clinical director at Smart Dental Aesthetics and director at the London School of Facial Esthetics in England, sparked online conversations after she shocked viewers by saying you should not scrub … Read more

I’m a doctor — and here’s what I want you to know about concussions

I’m a doctor — and here’s what I want you to know about concussions

A concussion is a serious condition caused by a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. At its most severe, a concussion can result in lasting neurological issues over several months. Most concussions, however, have temporary symptoms that resolve in a few weeks, but being aware of when they occur and when you need to see a … Read more

I lost 85 pounds in 8.5 months — thanks to these 7 simple fixes

I lost 85 pounds in 8.5 months — thanks to these 7 simple fixes

She’s found a crystal-clear path to weight loss. Crystel Saturday, an Atlanta-area mom of two, says a few simple lifestyle tweaks have helped her drop 85 pounds in nearly nine months. She credits stopping nighttime eating, limiting herself to only one non-water drink a day, cutting her food portions, and power walking 15 to 30 … Read more

Diet Coke or Coke Zero? Dietitian reveals which one is healthier

Diet Coke or Coke Zero? Dietitian reveals which one is healthier

Let’s get fizz-ical. A Toronto-based registered dietitian has evaluated the healthfulness of the no-calorie diet sodas Coke Zero and Diet Coke — and the results are soda-pressing for Coke fans. “Both contain aspartame, caffeine, natural flavors, and caramel colors, etc.,” Abbey Sharp began her peppy pop post Sunday on TikTok. “The key difference is that … Read more

I’m a dentist — here’s the truth about rinsing after brushing your teeth

I’m a dentist — here’s the truth about rinsing after brushing your teeth

This one’s a brush job. After years of being told to spit and rinse, Americans are now being told merely to spit, as dental experts pour water on the notion of swish-swishing after attending to our pearly whites. Brittany Seymour, a rep for the American Dental Association and a Harvard School of Dental Medicine professor, … Read more

This one simple change in your daily routine could significantly reduce blood pressure

This one simple change in your daily routine could significantly reduce blood pressure

Trying to get your blood pressure down? Sit a little bit less every day and you could see surprising results, experts say. New research reveals that living an even slightly less sedentary lifestyle could do wonders for your health. Americans spend nearly one-third of their day sitting — a statistic said to be closely linked to adverse … Read more

You can’t get abs in 30 days, forget what the fitness influencers say — here’s how long it really takes

You can’t get abs in 30 days, forget what the fitness influencers say — here’s how long it really takes

Abs-olutely not! As people rush to the gym in an attempt to sculpt their “beach bod” ahead of their summer vacations, they might already be too late, experts say. Despite what fitness gurus on social media are promising, there is no quick fix for building muscle or shedding weight — so you can skip the 30-day … Read more

Recreational use of erectile dysfunction drugs is rising — for doctors, it’s a hard no

Recreational use of erectile dysfunction drugs is rising — for doctors, it’s a hard no

It’s a big problem — and it’s growing even bigger. Social media users are being bombarded with advertisements for easy access to erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra and Cialis, along with affordable generics — and men hoping to improve their sexual performance are taking their chances. That’s a hard no, Cleveland Clinic urologist Raevti Bole, MD warns. … Read more

Stop falling for these nutrition ‘hacks’ on TikTok — only 2% of them are accurate, new study shows

Stop falling for these nutrition ‘hacks’ on TikTok — only 2% of them are accurate, new study shows

TikTok has become a go-to app for finding useful information — from what skincare products to use to the best airport hacks to make travel less painful. However, certain health and wellness tips should be taken with a grain of salt, according to new research. A recent study organized by MyFitnessPal in conjunction with Dublin City … Read more

US drug shortages hit all-time high, pharmacists warn

US drug shortages hit all-time high, pharmacists warn

Drug shortages in the US are at an all-time high, and some of the medications in short supply are life-saving chemotherapy drugs and emergency medications stored in hospitals, pharmacists warn.  The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Utah Drug Information Service reported that there were 323 active drug shortages in the first quarter of the … Read more

Fake meat can cause real health risks — experts call for caution amid plant-based craze

Fake meat can cause real health risks — experts call for caution amid plant-based craze

Good for the environment — but what about your body? Trendy plant-based meats could be triggering health issues less frequently seen in humans who prefer to chow down on the real thing, a new study warns. Research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition compared the impacts of protein alternatives, scientifically known as plant-based meat analogues, … Read more

Do coffee bars and bookstores make you poop? You’re not alone, experts say — here’s what’s going on

Do coffee bars and bookstores make you poop? You’re not alone, experts say — here’s what’s going on

Target run — to the restroom. If a typical shopping trip leaves you unloading more than your purchases, you’re not the only one, experts assure. Dr. Saurabh Sethi, a Harvard-trained gastroenterologist, had social media rumbling after taking to TikTok to talk about how visiting bookstores, your favorite big box store, or a coffee shop can signal … Read more

Spring allergies linked to depression, suicide — expert blames ‘pollen bombs’ for seasonal sads

Spring allergies linked to depression, suicide — expert blames ‘pollen bombs’ for seasonal sads

Call it the bloom-bonic plague. Spring is here — so why does your body still think it’s winter? You’re not alone, say the experts — nicer weather and late sunsets are of no comfort to the more than a million American adults estimated to be suffering from the springtime version of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. SAD … Read more

Fake botox is making people sick — here’s what to know

Fake botox is making people sick — here’s what to know

Step away from the needles.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may soon issue an alert for doctors regarding “botulism-like illnesses” which have already landed at least four people in the hospital, according to NBC News.   People in multiple states across the country — including Illinois, Colorado, Kentucky, Washington and Tennessee — have reportedly … Read more