Your Healthy Tip for the Day
CRACK THE CASE: Eggs are rich in choline, a major fat-burning nutrient. Sunny side up or scrambled—it doesn’t matter how your prep them—just eat them!
WSJ: Treadmills Unplugged: A Gym Workout Powered By Your Feet
"As workouts get more digitally connected, the most popular piece of gym equipment is cutting the cord. Treadmills without motors, or manual treadmills, are popping up in high-end health clubs and at the CrossFit Games, an international fitness competition. Instead of pressing a button to start a mechanical conveyor belt, users make the belt go simply by moving their feet." Read the full story.
BBC: Ageing Rates Vary Widely, Says Study
"A study of people born within a year of each other has uncovered a huge gulf in the speed at which their bodies age. The report, in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, tracked traits such as weight, kidney function and gum health. Some of the 38-year-olds were ageing so badly that their 'biological age' was on the cusp of retirement. The team said the next step was to discover what was affecting the pace of ageing." Read the full story.
YAHOO: Pregnant Drinking Common In Ireland, England, Australasia: Study
"Twenty to 80 percent of women questioned in England, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand drank alcohol while pregnant, researchers said Tuesday, flagging a 'significant public health concern'. 'New policy and interventions are required to reduce alcohol prevalence both prior to and during pregnancy,' the authors wrote. The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that alcohol use during pregnancy can damage the unborn child for life — though there is no certainty about the dose at which it becomes dangerous." Read the full story.
REUTERS: Fitness Apps Data Reveals American Workout Habits, Most Active States
"Millions of Americans are recording their workout routines and activities on apps that are giving fitness experts new insights into the habits of a logged-in population." Read the full story.