Reports of food recalls for bacterial contamination are becoming more and more common. The news seemingly reports a new recall every few months. Where do these bacteria come from? How did the bacteria get into our food? How can we protect ourselves from becoming infected?
Sleep. Once thought of as an annoying, do-nothing, waste of time, scientists now understand that sleep provides the body with important time for restoration and regeneration. How well do you sleep? It’s an important question.
Whether you are considered overweight or obese is determined by your BMI. This tool is not always completely accurate, but generally speaking, even individuals who may be considered overweight can still be healthy. Those considered obese, however, may need to be more careful.
Trans fat in our food has an interesting history, which was widely unknown until the recent attention their negative health effects have received. The FDA has even gone so far as to consider a ban on trans fats in processed foods. How bad are they really?
The FDA has recently forced 23andMe to stop selling their DTC genetic testing product due to concerns about the accuracy and false marketing. Learn more about how 23andMe performs their tests and see if you can trust their accuracy.
The connection between the mind and the body is indisputable. Both employers and employees note that mental health issues spill over into daily life and work performance. Mental health conditions are one of the top causes for absenteeism in the workplace.