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What Happens to the Human Body in Space?

Gravity does a number on your body. But in space with zero gravity, your body changes and reacts differently than it does on Earth. So what happens to your body in Space? As astronaut Leland Melvin tells it, you actually gain an inch of height! Also, your heart gets a little bit smaller while changing shape, your bones become brittle, and your eyesight gets all funky. But it’s all absolutely worth it because like, space.

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What happens to your body one hour after eating a Big Mac?

When you first bite into a Big Mac, it is absolutely glorious. The two patties sandwiching the chewy bread in the middle with the lovely thousand island sauce mixing in with the pickles and lettuce, the taste is iconic. Add in fries and a sip of Coke in between bites and you have reached Fast Food nirvana. But after you eat a Big Mac? Your body doesn’t always feel so hot.

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Does Dieting Actually Make Your Stomach Shrink?

Swimsuit season is shockingly near, tempting many of us to sample from the diverse buffet of contemporary diets that promise to melt away lingering belly fat. Countless diets make sweeping claims—from flushing away toxins to curbing appetite. But can dieting actually shrink the size of your stomach, making you want to eat less?

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