Only 12 Percent of Adults Are Metabolically Healthy
The prevalence of metabolic health in adults is 'alarmingly low,' in the U.S. even among people who are normal weight, a new study finds.
Our Response To Food Depends On The Time We Eat It
The timings of our meals effect our ability to lose weight so the integration of sleep rhythm data would help to build more effective personalised diet guides, experts have said.
How Emotional Suppression Affects Children
'Not in front of the kids.' It's an age-old plea for parents to avoid showing conflict and strong negative emotions around their children. But new research from a Washington State University scientist disagrees, showing that it's better to express negative emotions in a healthy way than to tamp them down.
Study Explains Our Reaction To Uncomfortable and Painful Experiences
Exposure to uncomfortable sensations elicits a wide range of appropriate and quick reactions, from reflexive withdrawal to more complex feelings and behaviors. To better understand the body's innate response to harmful activity, researchers at the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) have identified activity in the brain that governs these reactions.
8 Reasons We Need To Stop Focusing On Nutrients
The rise of nutritionalism -- focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food -- has created a 'nutritional cacophony' that leaves people confused.
Deep Sleep Takes The Edge of Chronic Anxiety
Extreme angst is on the rise nationally and globally, especially among teens and millennials. Among other factors, preliminary findings from UC Berkeley sleep researchers point to a chronic lack of deep restorative sleep.
More Evidence Soy Formula Leads To Health Problems As An Adult
New research suggests that infant girls fed soy formula are more likely to develop severe menstrual pain as young adults. The finding adds to the growing body of literature that suggests exposure to soy formula during early life may have detrimental effects on the reproductive system.
Is Weighing Yourself The Key To Losing Weight?
Yes and no. The answer may not be that simple. Daily weighing may help with weight loss goals as some people who don't weigh themselves have been found less likely to lose weight than those who weigh themselves often. However, this depends on a few variables according to research being presented in Chicago at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions.
Popular ASMR Videos Truly Are Euphoric
Many people experience Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a relaxing sensation often triggered by gentle whispering which creates a "low-grade euphoria" characterized by "a combination of positive feelings and a distinct static-like tingling sensation on the skin. We are finally working out what it is and that it can be good for you.
Sunshine Is The Ultimate Protection Against Eczema
Babies who spend more time in the sun are less likely to develop eczema, but it may not be because it boosts their vitamin D levels as previously thought says a new study in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.