• Vitamin D Supplementation may Reduce the Effects of Open Heart Surgery

    6 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    The stress of open-heart surgery significantly reduces patients' vitamin D levels, but aggressive supplementation with vitamin D3, just before and after surgery, can completely eliminate the observed drop in vitamin D.
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  • Stress Eating? Here Are 12 Foods That Actually Reduce Stress

    Stress Eating? Here Are 12 Foods That Actually Reduce Stress

    6 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Stress can be the enemy of a decent diet - “stress eating” is totally a thing - and we all fall victim to its gluttonous tendencies at some point. Short-term stress can actually inhibit appetite; adrenaline coursing through your system activates the “fight-or-flight” response, wherein your body's like, “Oh hell no, digestive system. You're not using any of our resources until we're out of this mess. TAKE A SEAT.”
    But when your body perceives longer-term stress, levels of cortisol - a hormone produced by the adrenal glands - stay elevated. And cortisol is like, “Hey! I see we're in a...
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