Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

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An "exercise pill" could be in our reach

Exercise is necessary for maintaining physical and mental health, and improving our quality and length of life. But for people who find it difficult to exercise due to age, medical conditions, and time, these benefits cannot be reaped. But what if we could get some of the advantages of exercise, 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...

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Non-surgical implant uses lasers to suppress hunger and treat obesity

While there is a common misconception that those who struggle with obesity are simply careless with their diets or aren’t working out enough, the truth is that there are a number of complex factors that contribute to weight issues. Sometimes, certain operations or devices can help people lose Read More...

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7 ways to help your body detoxify, and we’re not talking detox diets

Your body has a sophisticated way of eliminating toxins that involve the liver, kidney, digestive system, skin, and lungs. Still, only when these organs are healthy, can they effectively eliminate unwanted substances. The thing is, there’s a common misconception that detox diets can boost your Read More...

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How to make mindful eating part of your life

The average American spends two-and-a-half hours a day eating, and while eating we’re usually doing something else too. Because we're working, driving, reading, watching television, or fiddling with an electronic device, we're not fully aware of what we're eating. This mindless eating—a lack of Read More...

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NHS app helps UK families curb the record rise in childhood obesity

Since the beginning of the pandemic, surveys show that parents in the UK have been allowing their children to snack on more unhealthy food, which likely contributes to the record rise in obesity among 10- to 11-year-olds across the nation. Other factors include lockdowns, school closures, and Read More...

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For Greenlanders, eating sugar is significantly healthier

Sugar is vital for humans to survive as fuels us with energy, that’s why mother nature made the sweet treat so delicious! Although, for some members of the human race sugar has been found to supply significantly more health benefits than most. "Adult Greenlanders with the genetic variation Read More...

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CRISPR-Cas9 may be able to solve obesity

Cases of obesity have been steadily increasing worldwide, especially during the pandemic. Lack of physical activity through more office-based jobs, plus a lack of access to fresh healthy food means more and more people are experiencing obesity. Having too much fat on your body can be extremely Read More...

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Spain fights child obesity by outlawing unhealthy food ads directed at kids

In an effort to combat child obesity, Spain banned the advertising of unhealthy junk foods and beverages last month. “Our children are very vulnerable to advertising, and it is our obligation to protect them,” consumer affairs Minister Alberto Garzon published on Twitter. According to the Read More...

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Study: Emotional health should be the focus of healthy weight programs

Obesity is a complex issue because it not only presents itself as a physical health challenge but oftentimes as a mental health challenge as well. There are often many psychological factors behind obesity that can in fact be more difficult to address than obesity itself. Fortunately, a new study Read More...