Thursday, May 22, 2014

Nutrition Bites From Around The Web

Physical Activity Infographic: It Pays to Play from Sports Management Degrees
Stress relief, lowered risk of heart disease, new friendships, stronger muscles, goal setting, understanding the value of commitment and hard work — the list goes on and on about the benefits of playing sports during your adult years. But there are some not-so-obvious benefits that can improve, and possibly lengthen, your life.

Can't focus?  Exercising the Mind to Treat Attention Deficits from The New York Times
In 2007, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, published a study finding that the incidence of A.D.H.D. among teenagers in Finland, along with difficulties in cognitive functioning and related emotional disorders like depression, were virtually identical to rates among teenagers in the United States. The real difference? Most adolescents with A.D.H.D. in the United States were taking medication; most in Finland were not.

Another gem from The New York Times.  Fussing over a Fitbit?  Gaga over a Garmin Vivofit?  See the Well Guide for information here