Tag Archives: Healthier

1950s Irish were much more attractive than today’s generation due to healthier diet: top doctor

Dr Chris Luke said Irish people in the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s ate a seasonal diet of fresh produce with little or no access to convenience food. He said the elegant black-and-white photos of people’s grandparents on mantelpieces around the country are a timely reminder of the benefits of a more austere lifestyle. The adjunct… Read More »

Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says

Neurobiologist Nina Kraus can. At her lab at Northwestern University called “Brainvolts,” she and her colleagues can attach a series of electrodes to your scalp and record the electricity your brain produces in response to a sound. “I can then take that electricity and play it out through a speaker and we can listen to… Read More »

Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle

Muhdo’s epigenetic sequencing kit is launching this weekMuhdo By Graham Lawton Getting your DNA sequenced is now an everyday reality, but a new frontier has opened up in personal genomics. Two companies have started selling kits that sequence your epigenome. They claim it can deliver much more detailed and useful health advice than is possible… Read More »

Good Sleep Helps Kids Become Slimmer, Healthier Teens: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 — Regular bedtimes and adequate sleep during childhood may contribute toward a healthy weight in the teen years, a new study finds. The study included nearly 2,200 kids in 20 U.S. cities. One-third of them had consistent, age-appropriate bedtimes between ages 5 and 9, according to their mothers.… Read More »