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Want Reliable Diet Advice? Don’t Head to TikTok | Health News

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, June 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new eating study warns that the social media giant TikTok is filled with confusing and wrong information about the heart-healthy, plant-based approach to dubbed the Mediterranean diet. For the study, researchers analyzed 200 videos posted to the platform last August. They …

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IDC whitepaper, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: A new whitepaper, commissioned by Lenovo & Intel, led by IDC, highlights key challenges and drivers transforming the healthcare landscape across Asia Pacific. Titled ‘Leveraging High-Performance Compute Infrastructure to Address the Genomic Data Challenge in Life Sciences’, the paper underlines humanity’s greatest challenges where genomics research-led intervention could impact significantly. A key highlight from …

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Summer health and nutrition: Here’s what you need to know

Keeping fit in summers should be a part of our personal and professional lives, and nutrition is an integral part of that goal. Health experts usually stay on top of food-related queries during the season. But, is the summer of 2022 any different? Certainly. Having spent two years in a pandemic, people are planning vacations, …

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Get Moving for Senior Health and Fitness Day and Beyond | Healthiest Communities Health News

The events of the last two years uprooted many older adults’ health-related habits. Now, as we settle into new routines and adjust to a “new normal,” physical health should remain a top priority. According to a Tivity Health Pulse survey of SilverSneakers members in February, more than half of members (56%) reported walking, hiking or …

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Are ‘Climate-Friendly’ Options on Restaurant Menus Coming Soon? | Health News

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Is there a way to make eating out more environmentally friendly? A team of German researchers thinks the answer is a bright green yes. They’d like restaurants to offer menus that clearly label the environmental impact — or “carbon footprint” — of …

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What is a successful mindset for weight loss maintenance?

In today’s calorie-rich, ultra-processed, movement-sparing, chronic stress-inducing, so-called “toxic” environment, losing weight is hard work. But implementing a healthy and sustainable approach that keeps the weight off is even harder. Short-term weight loss can be easier than long-term weight maintenance Most of us can successfully achieve weight loss in the short term. But those who …

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Better School Lunches Blunt US Kids’ Weight Gain | Health News

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — America’s kids have a weight problem, but regulations that boosted the nutritional standards for school meals may have helped slowed down weight gain among low-income students, a new study finds. For decades, the National School Lunch Program has provided free or low-cost …

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Food as Medicine: How Health Systems Are Addressing Hunger | Health News

Hospitals and health systems are expanding their visions of population health to include more effective approaches to manage – and even fend off – chronic diseases and conditions. In fact, many institutions are successfully applying their expertise in community health to help people stay out of the hospital by addressing key social determinants of health …

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