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What happens when you eat no cholesterol

High cholesterol itself does not have any immediate symptoms, but it increases risk for cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis, heart diseases and stroke. The more stable your blood sugar levels, what happens when you eat no cholesterol better your energy levels are throughout the day. Can LDL cholesterol be too low? Ginger may help lower triglyceride… Read More »

Here’s What Happens to Your Blood After You Donate It

Blood is separated into three components plenoy m/Shutterstock “Most whole blood donations are separated into transfusable components: red cells, platelets, and plasma,” says Dr. Young. Technicians use centrifuges to spin the blood at high speeds and separate the three components. “The testing and processing steps take approximately three days to complete,” says Dr. Young. Each… Read More »

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Tea Every Day

If you’re sipping a cup of tea while reading this, you’re supporting just about every organ in your body. Unsweetened tea is rich in antioxidants, which prevent chronic diseases and help repair cells in the body. “Tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, which contains antioxidants known as catechins, most importantly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG),” says… Read More »

What Really Happens When You Swallow Gum?

The age-old myth of swallowed gum staying in your body for seven years is officially busted. David Pereiras/Shutterstock The human body is a mind-blowing marvel in many ways. Just consider the fact that it can produce millions of blood cells in under 60 seconds. But sometimes, its abilities are undermined. A perfect example of this is… Read More »