Researchers studying how children’s daily activities are associated with their health have developed a web app that shows users how reallocating time in their day from one activity to another could impact their health and academic performance. The new app and the data used to develop it are described in a paper published this week in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Dorothea Dumuid of University of South Australia and colleagues.
Whether you jog to keep fit or compete in marathons, the physically demanding sport of running can deplete the body of essential nutrients. During a race like a half-marathon, a runner’s metabolism — or ability […]
For at least three decades, researchers have gathered evidence that chronic stress puts pressure on the body to constantly adjust itself to restore physiological stability. This process is known as allostatic load and it creates a cascade […]
As a health and wellness enthusiast, I have always been interested in the role of supplements in promoting optimal health. In Canada, there are many supplements available on the market, each with different benefits and […]