Month: November 2021

Meat responsible for one-third of diet-related greenhouse gases

  • A new study, led by researchers at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, found that healthy eating may produce lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
  • The researchers say that diets low in red meat, certain beverages, and sweet snacks have a smaller environmental impact.
  • They conclude that governmental policies should encourage plant-based diets for personal and planetary health.

Food production, processing, and packaging are responsible for more than one-third of global GHG emissions.

However, research on the environmental effect of food behaviors has mostly focused on a limited number of broad food categories. A recent study set out to

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Frank Zane Shared His Favorite ‘Golden Era’ Bodybuilding Exercise

In a new video on his YouTube channel, former Mr. Universe Mike O’Hearn spends the day working out with bodybuilding icon, Frank Zane. The three-time Mr. Olympia champion shows O’Hearn around his fully equipped home gym, which he states includes every single piece of machinery required to achieve a prize-winning physique, and revealed his personal favorite body-sculpting exercise: the neutral grip lat pulldown.

“It’s equivalent to doing chinups with a wide grip, which I don’t favor too much,” says Zane, explaining that a neutral grip helps to reduce strain in his elbows, and that he tends to avoid pullups as

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On Nutrition: Sodium in unexpected places | Lifestyle

A patient with diabetes and heart disease told me he hardly uses salt. “I do buy more convenience foods since my wife died, though,” he continued. That’s an issue, according to new guidance to food manufacturers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Citing that more than 70% of the sodium we ingest resides in packaged or restaurant foods — before we ever pick up the salt shaker — the FDA recently asked food processors to gradually reduce the amount of sodium in their products. (Note: Salt is a combination of sodium and chloride. It’s the sodium part of this

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5 Yoga Asana to Get Instant Relief From Back Pain

Yoga Asana For Back Pain: One common world’s leading cause of disability among various age groups is back pain. Back pain can be felt in areas of neck (cervical), mid-back (thoracic), lower back (lumbar) or coccydynia (tailbone or sacral pain).Also Read – Yoga For Strong Bones: 7 Asanas to Strengthen Your Bones

Causes

Back pain can be caused by a bad posture, an injury, a muscle or ligament strain and even obesity. Safely lift heavy objects by bending your knees to avoid a strain on your back. Do not sit in uncomfortable postures for a long time. Also Read

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Singer Selena Gomez to Launch Mental Health Platform | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter

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TUESDAY, Nov. 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) — A new mental health media platform meant to connect people with educational resources and reduce the stigma around mental illness is planned by pop star Selena Gomez and her partners.

Wondermind is set to launch in February 2022 and will include mental health experts sharing their expertise, and daily exercises that people can do to strengthen their mental health, CNN reported.

For the project, Gomez is teaming with her mother, Mandy Teefey, and The Newsette founder and CEO Daniella Pierson.

Gomez announced in April that she has

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Study reveals risk factors for Newcastle Disease in Brazil

A study conducted by the Brazilian Animal Health Defence Group (GDSA) has revealed several risk factors for the spread of Newcastle Disease from backyard farms to commercial producers in São Paulo State, Brazil.

An NCD risk analysis comprises 4 steps: risk identification, disease routes, outbreak management, and communication. Photo: Hans Prinsen


An NCD risk analysis comprises 4 steps: risk identification, disease routes, outbreak management, and communication. Photo: Hans Prinsen

Given that it is a notifiable disease, Brazil has a pretty good indication of its Newcastle Disease status. With the last official outbreak in 2006, researcher Luciano Lagatta, director at the Animal Health Defence Group (GDSA) of São Paulo State, led a new evaluation of

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Katy Perry says her exercise routine consists of ‘being half late’ for her workouts

Katy Perry says her exercise routine consists of ‘being half late’ for her workouts










Katy Perry joked that her exercise routine is ‘being half late’ to workout.

The Roar songstress, 37, walked people through her daily routine for WSJ Magazine’s My Monday Morning feature where she admitted motivating herself can be tough.

‘My exercise routine is being half late to the workout because I hate working out,’ Katy explained. ‘I’m always like, “I’m so late, too bad I

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The Importance of a Coalition for Action on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems for Children and All in this the Decade of Action on Nutrition

About this event

This is an accredited side-event of the Nutrition for Growth Summit 2021 and focusing on the Coalition for Action on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems for Children and All, emerging from the UN Food Systems Summit. 

This engaging and dynamic session is moderated by Pierre Cooke, Prime Minister of the Barbados National Youth Parliament and Technical Advisor in the Healthy Caribbean Coalition. 

The high-level speakers will explore how the Coalition for Action on Healthy Diets from Sustainable Food Systems for All through its proposed actions (e.g. shifting demands and behaviour, food environment interventions, nutrition-sensitive agriculture), can

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How mental health conditions can raise COVID risk : Shots

Digital generated image of cut out male head multilayered with covid-19 cells inside on blue background.

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Even before the federal government’s recent decision last week to authorize COVID-19 boosters all adults, it had already recommended them in October for people with certain high-risk conditions. Along with with illnesses like diabetes and heart disease, that list included mental health conditions.

The decision to prioritize people with psychiatric diagnoses in the early

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How an NBA player’s genetic heart disease led to advocacy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy | Connect FM | Local News Radio

(NEW YORK) — A healthy athlete all his life, Jared Butler entered his college basketball physical exam as the last step before he could step on the court. But an unexpected diagnosis of a potentially lethal heart condition put him on the sidelines while he anxiously wondered if his basketball career was over.

“After a month of testing, we found out that I had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy,” Butler told ABC News. “I had never heard the term before. I was worried what this would mean for my playing career — and ultimately my life.”

That was three years

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