Every week we hand-pick the most interesting and buzz-worthy wellness news and put them all in one place. Health is never boring with these stories from around the web.
Scientists have found a plant that stopped cancer cells in a lab setting! The plants contains a chemical that switches on the signaling pathway of the AMPK protein, and in turn prevents cancer cells from growing. – via Newsweek
It’s not secret that your smart phone does way more than make a phone call or allow you to keep up with friends and family on social media. But can it really be empathetic? Research is showing the next capabilities of how smartphones may be able to help improve mental health awareness. – via Medical News Today
By being aware of how food waste occurs (aside from just being human and over-shopping) will allow you to prevent it happening in the future! – via National Geographic
The World Health Organization has now put out health recommendations for children under 5 years old for the first time. Check out there recommendations on sleep, active play, and screen time! – via CNN.com
Getting in that workout isn’t always easy, but a new study shows exercise makes people happier than money! The study analyzed over 1.2 million U.S. men and women and found those who engaged in regular physical activity were considerably happier than those who made over $25,000 a year. – via msn.com
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