Today’s Solutions: June 26, 2022

Nutrition & Wellness

From learning about the health benefits of turmeric to staying up-to-date with the latest superfood trends, discover the best diet tips to improve your health.

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Resent your back-to-the-office commute? Here’s how to make the most of it

Employees and employers shifting back into conventional or hybrid workspaces will have to adjust to more than just the office itself or dressing in business-appropriate outfits (yes, the full outfit, not just the top half).  Another facet of our pre-pandemic lives that many of us have to get Read More...

Vegetarian protein sources laid out on a dark table

Study: Higher protein intake while on a diet leads to healthier eating

A study from Rutgers University has found that increasing protein intake while on a diet may lead to better food choices and prevent loss of muscle mass. More protein, healthier food choices As part of the research, the scientists analyzed a pool of data from several weight-loss trials Read More...

Green spaces

Get healthy, go to a green space

We decided to revamp a couple of stories on the benefits of green spaces, for which there is an ever-growing body of evidence.  NPR’s Aaron Scott recently spoke with environmental psychologist Ming Kuo on green spaces and why we all seem to feel better walking down a city street lined with Read More...

Walking

Some people have improved cognition while on a walk

While the large majority of us work sitting at a desk, we’ve all had those flashes of insight or a string of new ideas while running or on a walk. It’s probably too much to ask that people do their jobs running on a treadmill, but new research shows some have improved cognition while Read More...

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Practicing mindfulness can help ease physical pain

Mindfulness — the awareness and acceptance of a situation without judgment — has been shown to have benefits in treating many conditions such as anxiety and depression. It turns out that even a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions, Read More...

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3 Evidence-based reasons forgiveness is good for your health

Humans are social creatures, and as such, our relationships are crucial to our health and wellbeing. However, our relationships are always in flux. Let’s face it: none of us are perfect, which means that people disagree, make mistakes, and miscommunicate, which cultivates tension and negative Read More...

A sample of 3D printed food for children made with cochayuyo seaweed at the lab of Chile's University in Santiago.

Encouraging kids to eat their veggies with 3D-printed food

Despite vegetables' vital nutritional values, it’s a global phenomenon that they don’t go down with kids that smoothly. There are various physiological and physical tactics people use to help children overcome this negative association, such as hiding them in sauces or setting good examples Read More...

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7 men’s health issues that their support systems should understand

Male bodies are at risk for their own distinct health issues such as erectile dysfunction and prostate cancer, and they also experience health issues differently than female bodies. We’ve written before about the fact that men are less likely than women to address or investigate a perceived Read More...

Hairstylist

Hairdressers against domestic abuse and climate change

We decided to upcycle this older article with a great solution and a little update.  Beauticians against abuse A law in Tennessee harnesses the unique position of beauty professionals to help identify victims of domestic abuse. Enforced on the first day of 2022, the law requires hairstylists Read More...

two older people happily driving on a road flanked by greenery on a moped

What’s the secret to a longer life? Optimism of course!

Do you want to live a longer, fuller life? Well, according to this study published earlier this month in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, you should seriously consider cultivating higher levels of optimism.  According to the new study, which involved almost 160,000 women of a range Read More...