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This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Drinking Soda

Soda is an addiction — similar to tobacco, alcohol, or drugs, it feels good when you consume it, but it can wreak havoc on your body long-term. As more and more research investigates the ill effects of soda on the human body (and the environment), it may be time for you to give it up, or at least reduce the amount you intake on a daily or weekly basis...

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

The Best Sleep Position for Your Brain

Getting enough deep sleep helps the brain clear out waste products that could lead to Alzheimer’s disease. New animal research reveals that one particular sleeping position may also help flush harmful substances out of the brain.

Lying on the side is the most common sleep position for humans. Interestingly, it’s also the most common sleep position for animals in the wild. Fascinating new research from Stony Brook University may explain why: A side-sleeping position seems to improve waste clearance from the brain, which could prevent Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative diseases.