Stress is one of those things most people know they need less of, but struggle to actually put that in practice. Now, here’s more motivation to try cut back on your stress levels: It could wreck havoc on your health. According to a new mouse study published in the journal Scientific Reports, stress can negatively impact your gut microbiota (the microorganisms that are crucial to your digestive and metabolic health) the same way as eating a junk food diet.
It turns out banana peels can be used for more than slowing down your opponents in Mario Kart. Hailed as one of the single greatest cures for a bad Sunday morning hangover, the potassium-filled, nutrient-rich fruit is a staple fruit in most kitchens. But did you know the peel packs just as much of a life punch as the actual fruit itself? Wise Bread found the peel can be crucial in removing splinters, fighting off acne and even shining your favourite shoes, among other helpful uses. Let us know what you think by commenting below and tweeting @ YahooStyleCA! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram .
Then came the turkey, the stuffing and the mashed potatoes – both regular and sweet, of course. At some point this weekend, the majority of Canadians will have suffered from the “holiday hangover,” flanked with feelings of bloat, fullness and general disgust. Here are some natural remedies to battle the post-Thanksgiving gluttony bloat.
Her Majesty's breakfast routine is pretty much the same as ours, as she chooses to forgo the finer things in life, in favour of a bowl of Kellogg's.
Dining out in Paris can be expensive, especially if you fall for a tourist trap. Consider doing these things to save money on food on your next trip to France.
Let’s face it, we all like a bit of salt in our diets. Whether you’re cooking with it, adding it to your meal or simply buying salt-heavy products, our levels are probably a little on the high side. In fact, NHS statistics show that adults in the UK eat about 8.1g of salt (that’s 3.2g of sodium) every single day. The recommended daily limit is 6g (2.4g of sodium). Too much sodium can cause a number of problems such as increased blood pressure leading to a real risk of heart disease and stroke. As well as the usual culprits, there are a few surprising foods that contain a lot more of the bad stuff than you think. Prepare for some major disappointment. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK . Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Salt being bad for us is a myth, doctor claims Three fruit and veg a day are enough according to scientists What your food cravings really mean – and how to cure them
Scrambled eggs are a breakfast staple -- and an easy one at that. But according to this chef, you've probably been making them wrong all along.
"It’s more about looking at your diet within the context of a whole day - and eating the damn salt and vinegar crisps if that’s want you actually want."
On the outside, Jell-O seems like the most benign food in existence. It’s just a sweet, jiggly thing made by mixing powder and water! The ingredients are far less involved than most other snack foods as well; it’s nearly entirely sugar and gelatin. But there’s been a rumor going around for...