Nothing says, “I’ll make you feel better!” like a big bowl of ice cream or cookie dough, right? I don’t know about you but when I’m feeling down, I like to cheer myself up with some comfort food. However, today’s article may just convince you that comfort food is all in your head. “A new study finds comfort foods are no more effective at lifting moods than any other foods — or even sitting quietly without consuming a calorie.” What do you think? Think it’s just you? Or does food actually make you feel better? To read the article, CLICK HERE.
Yes, you read that title correctly. Today’s article discusses a new study about drinking wine and exercise. For a year, study participants either drank wine and exercised or did not. The study found that there may be some heart health benefits to the duo. Check out these findings, “Among those who worked out twice per week and drank wine, there was significant improvement in cholesterol levels (increased HDL and decreased LDL) after a year of wine—red or white, no matter.” To read more because I know you want to, CLICK HERE.
“Growing numbers of children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with ADHD. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calculated 11% of children had an ADHD diagnosis in 2011, the latest data available. That was up from 7.8% in 2003. Among all children in the U.S., 6.1% in 2011 were taking an ADHD medication, such as Adderall and Ritalin, up from 4.8% in 2007.” That’s a statistic from today’s article about ADHD children and a study that found that exercise helps those children. Want to read more, CLICK HERE.
More and more companies are trying to take a step in the healthier direction from adding healthier options to menus at restaurants to adding health conscious apps. But Apple may soon offer a way for their customers to better keep track of their health. Here’s a quote from today’s article, “the biggest tech company in the world, thinks it can sell a wearable device that’s supposedly designed—at least, in part—to help people track their health and fitness.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Going to the doctor regularly is important for people of all age and gender and that is especially true for women who are over 40. Today’s article lists the biggest health risks for women over 40. Here’s what they had to say about women not getting enough sleep, “According to research, women over 40 have more sleepless or sleep deprived nights than 20somethings. Stress about the family, finances and work and depression or anxiety keep them up. This lack of sleep results in less energy, poorer concentration and performance, and being irritable, all of which impacts other areas of their life.” To read more, CLICK HERE.