Posts tagged health

Me too!  And the good news is that “The study found that fast metabolizers, on the other hand, may have actually reduced their heart attack risk by drinking coffee.”
via jbooyah:

Still loving 23andMe. Cool little insights, like why my coffee seems to wears off so quickly. 

Me too!  And the good news is that “The study found that fast metabolizers, on the other hand, may have actually reduced their heart attack risk by drinking coffee.”

via jbooyah:

Still loving 23andMe. Cool little insights, like why my coffee seems to wears off so quickly. 

A jarring look at how quickly the U.S. got fat between 1985 and 2010, via explore-blog:

To put things in perspective, see this visual tour of how the world eats.

A jarring look at how quickly the U.S. got fat between 1985 and 2010, via explore-blog:

To put things in perspective, see this visual tour of how the world eats.

Social Farter ad, from Canada’s ministry of health, makes a funny comparison with so-called “social smokers” (by Mark atMOH)

That time when the Zombie Apocalypse was mentioned in the House of Commons (by MacleansMagazine)

After 1 Minute on the Floor, Food Has 10x the Bacteria as After 5 Seconds

via theatlanticvideo:

The science of dropping your food on the ground reveals surprising lessons in this video from the hit YouTube science series Vsauce (1 million subscribers and counting). The show’s founder and host, Michael Stevens, set out to verify the five-second rule, citing research in The Journal of Applied Microbiology and investigations by others, including Mythbusters, to break the bad news (spoiler alert) that it’s no good. ”Five seconds is way too long to wait,” he warns; “bacteria adhere to dropped food almost immediately.” But wait! There’s more. Watch the video below to learn how the structure of molecules makes things sticky and why you’re about one pound heavier after stepping out of the shower.

Anti-obesity social marketing campaign against junk food consumption, from New York City’s health department.

via creatimes:

Portions have grown. Chances have decreased.

Comparing Health Care costs to Lifetime expectancy.  Since the US is the clear outlier among the bunch, it’s easy to see why Health Care reform was necessary.

Comparing Health Care costs to Lifetime expectancy.  Since the US is the clear outlier among the bunch, it’s easy to see why Health Care reform was necessary.

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