Month: December 2019

Ever find yourself scrolling through social media and begin to ponder where it all went wrong? How is so-and-so from high school “finding herself” in a tropical location, while you’re home watching Netflix, dreaming of what could have been? Friend-of-a-friend is showcasing her Sunday meal prep in color-coordinated containers, while you’re wondering if there’s an
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There’s something about a change in the calendar that seems to inspire (or pressure) many of us into making grand, life-altering goals. But is the uptick from 2019 to 2020 really enough motivation to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle?  According to Dr. Bettina Höchli, senior researcher of consumer behavior at the University of Bern in
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A recent review and meta-analysis investigating protein intake conclude that consuming the recommended daily allowance is fine for most people, most of the time. However, more protein is not necessarily beneficial. Share on PinterestProtein supplements are increasingly popular. Many of us enthusiastically indulge in holiday treats, which means that come New Year’s Day, beginning a
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For those with metabolic syndrome, the necessary lifestyle and weight changes can be challenging. Now, a study has shown that eating within a certain time window can help tackle that. Share on PinterestNew research shows how intermittent fasting can help ease metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is an umbrella term for a number of risk factors
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In this special feature, we collate some of the most intriguing hypertension studies from 2019. We particularly focus on nutrition, risk factors, and hypertension’s relationship with dementia. Share on Pinterest2019 has been a fascinating year for hypertension research. Today, in the United States, around 1 in 3 adults has high blood pressure, which doctors also
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A study initially investigating aspirin as a preventive treatment for colorectal cancer coincidentally uncovered a mechanism that might explain how fruit and vegetables reduce the risk of developing this disease. Share on PinterestA recent study delves into flavonoids, which occur in a range of fruit and veg. Worldwide, more than 1 million people receive a
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It’s Christmas Day, and you want to enjoy yourself — that’s only natural. In this feature, we provide some quick tips that will allow you to have the fun you are hoping for without affecting your health too significantly. Share on PinterestChristmas does not need to overturn healthful living completely. The holiday period is, commonly,
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I distinctly remember doing approximately three things before my high school senior prom: daily ab workouts from a fitness app, lying outside weekly before gymnastics practices despite the Spring weather (please use proper SPF!), and a 30-day squat challenge courtesy of the internet. The particular squat challenge I did was a near-full month of basic
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