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.
If you can’t set aside an hour or more for a workout, a recent study on mice has found that even short bouts of exercise (about the human equivalent of a weekly game of pickup basketball) may improve memory and learning abilities! – via Science Daily
When you hear the word detox, you might think of removing certain foods from your diet. But what about technology? The idea of even a day without your cell phone might stress you out, but maybe that is part of the problem. South Korea is recognizing this in their youth and they are doing something about it. – via npr.com
For many people, there is a pressure to look a certain way in order to be loved or accepted by others, which can result in a negative view of your body. Even when we ultimately know this isn’t the case it can be difficult to break out of this way of thinking. But it is possible by taking certain action steps toward being happy in your body. – via mindbodygreen
Alzheimer’s study uncovers that the disease may destroy a specific protein in the brain that helps you stay awake. – via Newsweek
If you were choosing these restaurants as a healthier option, you may want to think again. While studies show there isn’t a long-term risk to the minimal amount of PFAS in these bowls, they never actually fully break down naturally. – via BigThink
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