From “Health Is the New Wealth,” to the “Benefits Of Ecotherapy,” here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the web:
Health Is the New Wealth
These days we all seem to be trying to be healthier. We strive to eat healthy, exercise more, and balance our lifestyle between career/work, family and independent time. This idea is everywhere in our pop culture, and Americans alone spend upwards of $40 billion on this idea every year.
Berries may help fight Alzheimer's Disease
Many things help to eliminate the "amyloid beta protein tangles" that build in the brain as we age and contribute to the occurrence of Alzheimer's or dementia.
In a recent animal study it was noted that all berries are beneficial but blueberries and strawberries were the best.
The Dangerous “Thigh Gap”
There is now a disturbing breed of thinspiration that pressures women and girls to pursue a “thigh gap,” which is defined as the space between one's thighs. Everywhere online, users are posting aspirational pictures of thigh gaps, used as inspiration for weight loss and dieting. “I want the thigh gap. Right now, I could start a fire b/t my thighs,” one user laments on Pinterest. “No goal was ever achieved without thigh gap.”
The David And Goliath of Health Care
There is much discussion about how technology can solve the health care problems our nation faces. One proposed solution is application of “big data,” (sets of data that are too varying and complex to process with commonly used software tools). Another high-tech solution comes by way of the algorithmic care that’s already available in mobile technology. Think of these two solutions as Watson and Siri. Big and strong vs. small and nimble. David and Goliath.
Benefits Of Ecotherapy: Being In Nature Fights Depression, Improves Mental Health And Well-Being
"Green therapy," also known as ecotherapy, is gaining the attention of researchers, nature enthusiasts, and people in search of alleviating symptoms of depression. Being in nature is has long been associated with being mindful and meditative, but only recently has the scientific community researched the mental health benefits of outdoor immersion.
Healthy Recipe Bonus: Chili Cheese Dog Casserole
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