Sunday, November 28, 2021

The polluting elite: Research spotlights why the climate needs ‘radical’ lifestyle changes

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From banning private jets and yachts to cutting back on meat-eating, researchers this month urged the world’s major economies to adopt “radical” policies to limit the impact of luxury lifestyles on global warming – even if they prove unpopular. Today’s “lifestyle” carbon footprints in the 20 largest economies are out of line with an internationally...

5 Small Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Speed up Your Metabolism

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Metabolism can be described as a process by which a body converts what you eat and drink in a day into energy. It is a chemical reaction that takes place in our body. Metabolic rate and metabolism are used interchangeably a lot of times. Your metabolic rate does determine the number of calories your...

Lifestyle May Explain Why Some Bacteria Go Rogue

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For bacteria, like people, lifestyle matters. A new study from the University of Central Florida found that the environmental lifestyle that bacteria possess reveal why some go rogue and turn deadly while others remain harmless to humans. The findings, which published recently in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, focus on Vibrio...

Medication-resistant hypertension improved by healthy lifestyle modifications, researchers say

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People with treatment-resistant hypertension who follow a nutritious diet and take part in regular exercise can lower their blood pressure and improve their cardiovascular health, a study suggests. New findings have revealed that implementing the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) meal plan and adopting a controlled exercise regime at an official cardiac rehabilitation facility...

Concordia study investigates the lifestyle impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for couples

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When the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into lockdown, those living with a romantic partner often felt lucky to have some company. However, spending more time at home with your significant other can also lead to negative lifestyle choices with regards to fitness and nutrition, according to one Concordia researcher. Jean-Philippe Gouin is a professor of psychology in...

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