Health, Fitness & Food

Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study determined the prevalence of high screen time among students and the factors associated with it. Sedentary lifestyles with lower physical activity are becoming common, especially pastimes in front of electronic screens. High screen time among teenagers is increasingly being recognised as a public health concern
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Our Reader Score [Total: 1 Average: 5] Researchers analyzed how valuing gluten-free foods relate to health behaviours in young adults. These health behaviours include being conscientious of their weight, exercise, and food production values. In the last decade, gluten-free foods have risen in demand. We can walk down our grocery aisle and easily find gluten-free
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Erectile dysfunction is a very common condition with many risk factors shared with cardiovascular disease. Researchers investigate whether erectile dysfunction can predict future cardiovascular disease. Erectile dysfunction is the inability to maintain an erection which can have broader negative effects than just sexual satisfaction. Though not typically discussed,
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study, researchers followed almost 100,000 individuals to study if obesity is a risk factor for heart disease in those who are metabolically healthy. Metabolic syndrome describes several different medical conditions that occur together: abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels, and
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study, researchers determined how aerobic exercise impacts PMS symptoms. Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a condition associated with women undergoing the menstrual cycle. Women with premenstrual syndrome often exhibit psychological and physical symptoms before menstruation and in the days following menstruation. Some of these symptoms include
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Our Reader Score [Total: 2 Average: 5] Sports drinks have high sugar content and can be detrimental to the health of teenagers. Researchers recently studied the consumption of sports drinks among children and teenagers in the United States. Sports drinks are advertised to restore energy and fluids during and after strenuous exercise by providing electrolytes
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers investigate how cinnamon supplements and a high-sugar and high-fat diet impact the genes involved in sugar metabolism. During times of stress, people in Western societies often eat high-fat and high-sugar diets. Eating high-fat or high-sugar foods causes the body to become resistant to insulin, the hormone that
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers in China investigated whether public transport passengers using real-time information from smartphones were able to save time and money by choosing better routes to their destinations. Public transport systems have never been more important as the world deals with increasing urbanization.  One challenge that these public transport
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers examined the link between parental weight status and teenage eating behaviors with the risk of developing obesity in adulthood. Current research on obesity shows that an increased pleasure in eating high-sugar and high-fat foods are associated with positive energy balances. However, the risk factors involved in these
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Research scientists at a rehabilitation clinic in the UK wanted to know if aerobic strength exercises positively affected those with dementia. Millions of people across the world suffer from dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases. While previous studies have shown the benefits of warding off cognitive impairment diseases, less
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study determined the impact of body mass index, waist circumference, and fat percentage on an individual’s smoking status and level of smoking. Obesity is a global pandemic, primarily prevalent in developed nations. Due to changes in lifestyle factors over time, certain medical conditions like obesity have
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] There are many ways to control blood pressure, mainly aerobic exercise and medication. A research team in Spain recently tried to identify the interaction between aerobic exercise and medication in patients with high blood pressure. Individuals and healthcare providers are constantly seeking out approaches to reduce or control
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