If you enjoy bunching up all your activity for long weekend workouts instead of squeezing them into shorter daily bouts, then there is good news. A new study suggests it doesn’t matter how often you are active, just that you are in the total scheme of things, at least when it comes to living longer.The study was published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.
Healthy eating habits lower risk of cancer. Many studies confirm that a healthy pattern of eating and drinking is associated with a lower risk of cancer as well as reducing the risk of weight gain. But for many people, there is not enough clarity on what food choices really count as healthy eating for reducing cancer risk. A new study comparing different dietary recommendations concludes that a score based on following the AICR Recommendations provides a stronger link to lower cancer risk than scores based on general definitions of healthy eating.
Read more… “Nutrition Score Analysis Shows AICR Recommendations Significantly Lower Cancer Risk”
About one in four Americans are using digital devices and online resources to stay healthy, with most users looking to be more active and to lose weight, according to a new consumer survey on digital health. Among these users, the majority say technology helped them meet their weight and activity goals.
Read more… “Survey Says, One in Four Americans Use Digital Technologies for Tracking Health Goals”