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November is National Diabetes Month. It's an opportunity to raise awareness for a chronic diseases that affects millions of people worldwide. It's surprising how little people and companies knows about the condition, and how to prevent it, and how to incorporate diabetes awareness into in the workplace.Read More
Topics: Exercise and fitness
Do you feel that despite sitting all day, you are left feeling exhausted and tired before the clock strikes 7? Most of us are guilty of a sedentary lifestyle. A lifestyle where we wake up, drive to work, sit for 8 hours in front of our computer screens, go home and doze off to sleep while watching TV or reading a book.
One might wonder how all the energy burns out without consciously doing any physically challenging activity. Well apparently, less physical activity is the reason behind being unusually tired and exhausted. It may sound counter-intuitive, but over the past years, numerous research has proven that physical activity is vital for us to stay healthy. Moving is important to stay active and energetic all day long.Read More
Originally posted at vivametrica.com
More than ever chronic or non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose significant health risks to our populations. At the same time technology, particularly mobile technology has become prevalent in society. Smartphones and related apps are demanding more and more of our attention. A study by Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers found the average user checks their phone close to 150 times per day. A separate but related “Mobile Mindset Study” looks at how mobile has changed our lifestyles, behaviour and even emotions. That is, mobile has become an extension of our reality, with a large number of people constantly connected, “Nearly 60% said they don’t go an hour without checking their phone.”Read More