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It's possible to build muscle without eating meat.

2 bodybuilders went vegan for a month and found the biggest downside was the gas

The "Buff Dudes" found plant-based eating was surprisingly easy and left them feeling energized and strong. Digestive issues typically pass.
Take it easy with that toilet paper.

A rectal surgeon said you’re probably wiping your butt wrong

After using the bathroom, you should gently pat your behind — if you use toilet paper at all. Steer clear of baby wipes too.
The girl complained of stomach pain and being constipated for five days straight after drinking bubble tea.

Over 100 bubble tea balls got stuck in a teen’s digestive tract and made her constipated for nearly a week. Here’s how that’s possib...

Most people can digest bubble tea balls with no issue. The girl likely consumed too many over a short time period, overwhelming her digestive system

Why a pill with barely any health benefits could be the ‘most important’ new supplement in 20 years

These dietary supplements are a big business with a market that is projected to exceed $57 billion in the next five years.

Trump press secretary Sean Spicer chews and swallows at least 35 pieces of gum a day — here’s how that might affect his health

Two and half packs by noon, chewed and swallowed whole. And gum is designed so that it's mostly not digestible, otherwise you'd break it down in your mouth...

Here’s what really happens to your body when you swallow gum

You might have heard the rumors as a kid: Swallow gum and it’ll sit in your stomach for seven years. This video uses chemistry to find out if that's true.