VOX: Pokémon Go May Be the Greatest Unintentional Health Fad Ever
“Unlike most games, which engage only your thumbs, Pokémon Go requires you to walk, run, and even jump — all great forms of exercise. Gizmodo noted that this may even be driving a ‘pandemic’ of sore legs, since so many users have complained about pain from their Pokémon ‘workouts.’ How much more active are users? So far, all we have are anecdotes. But there is some preliminary data from the Cardiogram for Apple Watch and the fitness tracking company Jawbone that suggests an uptick in physical activity among users since the launch of the game.” Read full story.
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PEOPLE: Kim Kardashian May Write a Cookbook After Encouragement from Kanye West, Source Says
“‘Kim is starting to cook so much more than she has in her entire life,’ says the source. ‘She’s actually considering a cookbook, and she’s pretty serious about it. It all started with Kanye’s encouragement as he loved when she cooks him food.'” Read full story.
CNN: Are Prenatal Vitamins Worth the Money?
“It turns out that only folic acid and vitamin D have any evidence to support their use in dietary supplements for pregnancy, said Dr. James Cave, editor-in-chief of the bulletin and a practitioner at the Downland Practice in Newbury, Berkshire.” Read full story.