Your child’s first meal of the day: a sugar bomb?

Earlier today I was talking to an entrepreneur that invented a wonderful app to motivate children to eat well. i.e. vegetables, fruits, etc. Then during the conversation the topic of breakfast came up – I had to say I don’t really understand how can parents give cereals to their own children. Probably – hopefully! –Continue reading “Your child’s first meal of the day: a sugar bomb?”

Misconceptions around the effectiveness of obesity interventions

When it comes to reducing obesity, evidence shows that changing food environments is more effective than measures that try to educate or change the behaviour of individuals.

5 Surprising Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

We have long known for example, that a diet centered around whole plant-foods – fruits, vegetables, whole-grains, beans, nuts and seeds – significantly reduces the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and certain cancers. In fact, a low-fat plant-based diet is the only diet to have been shown to actually reverse established coronary artery disease.

Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life

Two studies published in the journals PLOS Medicine and BMC Medicine in March 2020 show that obesity in childhood is linked to a higher risk of future anxiety, depression, and death in early adult life compared to children in the general population. This could shape efforts to detect specific risk factors that predispose children to obesity and thus preventContinue reading “Obese children more prone to anxiety, depression and shortening of life”

Top health & fitness apps to base your research on

If you’re going to develop the next big health, fitness, or recipe app — you’ll first need to learn from what’s already out there. Learning about what these apps are doing right is an essential part of your early app development research.

Breathing Dirty Air Can Make You More Prone To Diabetes, Obesity and other Chronic illnesses

Breathing dirty air takes a heavy toll on gut bacteria, boosting risk of obesity, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders and other chronic illnesses, a new study revealed.. Read more at:

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