Category Archives: Healthy living

Physical Activity Trackers

Do they really promote greater physical activity? Or are they just toys? Electronic trackers monitor various aspects of physical activity to let us know the extent of our activity. But the more important function is to motivate those who use trackers to increase or at least maintain their levels of physical activity. Do trackers employ…
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Urban Greenness and Your Health

More biodiversity, birds, butterflies, better health More trees, greater greenness, greater well-being Natural environments and green spaces can improve several aspects of human health, including better mental health, diminished allergies, and reduced mortality risk. The biophilia hypothesis proposed by the late E. O. Wilson asserts that humans have an innate affinity for the natural world,…
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Seven Ways to Keep Moving

What can you do enjoy better health? Put Keep Moving at the top of your list Keep Moving may be your best bet to achieve vibrant health and well-being. What is “Keep Moving” anyway? It’s simple. Keep Moving refers to any type of bodily activity that uses your major muscle groups. Why would you want…
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Keep Moving to Help Your Kidneys Work Better

Kidney function declines, sometimes rapidly, in older people Physical activity can slow the decline Chronic kidney disease rarely makes newspaper headlines, but it’s a rapidly growing health condition in older adults. If kidney disease itself isn’t bad enough, it increases risk of cardiovascular disease and premature death. Might healthy lifestyle choices, such as Keep Moving,…
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