Wellness

Growing older and a high-fat diet enriched with omega 6 fatty acids are major contributors to health risks ranging from diabetes to heart failure. How these two factors regulate the immune response is not well-understood.
If you want lose weight, research shows, the single best predictor of success is monitoring and recording calorie and fat intake throughout the day -- to "write it when you bite it."
You've just exercised for an hour, tracking the burned calories with a sense of satisfaction. Then comes a choice: munch on an apple or indulge in the chocolatey goodness of a brownie?
Health Canada has updated its advice for Canadians to help them eat better and develop healthier food habits.
Almost half of all Canadians regularly take at least one nutritional supplement such as vitamins, minerals, fibre supplements, antacids and fish oils. Many of these individuals are healthy and hoping to improve general well-being or prevent chronic disease.
Cutting back considerably on high-calorie foods, even full meals, in the days or weeks before the holiday season in anticipation of pigging out on turkey, pies and other traditional dishes on the big day is a common pre-holiday diet plan.
We have all felt it. After lunchtime, you're lethargic, tired, and constantly checking the clock waiting for the day to be over.
Happy March 20th! Encourage your clients to share why massage makes them happy today. 
New research from the University of Sussex shows that taking part in Dry January -- abstaining from booze for a month -- sees people regaining control of their drinking, having more energy, better skin and losing weight. They also report drinking less months later.
Lyme Disease was first discovered in 1970 when a number of men at a submarine base in Grotton, Connecticut presented with bull’s-eye rashes. In 1975, when several families in Old Lyme, CT, experienced similar symptoms, it was diagnosed as a condition and “Lyme” disease was coined due to geography.
Online spa directory SpaHub has taken an international focus by searching countries for the strangest spa treatments offered around the world and released the top 10 list of the weirdest spa treatments.
It turns out that making art can be a powerful therapeutic tool for adults, especially in the treatment and management of pain.
People often say they can get by on five or fewer hours of sleep, that snoring is harmless, and that having a drink helps you to fall asleep.
Overall physical activity starts to decline already around the age of school entry. While the proportion of physically inactive individuals rises with age there still are groups of people who manage to increase their physical activity level in adulthood and old age.
One in five women and one in eight men are now losing sleep due to the time they spend on their mobile phones, according to new QUT-led research that has found a jump in 'technoference' over the past 13 years.
Mobile health apps are a booming market targeted at both patients and health professionals. Medicines-related apps help patients track their prescriptions and remember to take their pills. They also provide drug information to help clinicians prescribe and administer medications.
Bringing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT) into everyday life could be the key to helping unfit, overweight people get more of the exercise they need to improve their health, according to an international research team.
The days-long winter wrath of Mother Nature has caused businesses and schools to close for days. But when it's too cold to enjoy the winter wonderland, cabin fever can set in – along with anxiety.

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