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.
In the first study of its kind, researchers have looked at individuals eating a processed food diet and a whole foods diet in a controlled environment and compared the two – and the results showed it was about more than just calories when it comes to weight gain. – via Medical News Today
Is it addiction or it that just where their friends are? This is the very question more and more are asking as social media and screen time take over. – via The New York Times
To continue to prioritize riders’ safety, Lyft just released a new panic button in the app that riders can press if they are in distress during a ride. – via Bustle
Cutting teenagers’ screen time for a week could ease sleep problems linked to electronic devices. By wearing light-blocking glasses or not using their phones at all before bed, teenagers in this study slept deeper and woke up less. – via Newsweek
Multiple types of stretches and massage can make a significant impact in relieving sciatica pain while pregnant. – via Medical News Today
Are bars trying to up the “health” factor of their drinks? Or is the addition just to attract customers with its pretty color? – via The New York Times
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