Month: July 2019

Night, Light and Weight

July 26th, 2019 | Posted in Info

You may have heard about the benefits of sleeping in total darkness in order to get a good night’s sleep. But the benefits go beyond feeling rested on waking. Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining weight or developing obesity in women, according to new research. Just switching off the lights at ...

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A Walk in the Park

July 19th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Feeling better might be as easy as a walk in the park. Research has found that people who spend at least 120 minutes (2 hours) in nature per week are significantly more likely to report good health and better psychological well being than those who don’t spend time in nature (1). Data from nearly 20,000 people in England found that the ...

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Hug It Better

July 12th, 2019 | Posted in Info

Non-Food Ways to Well Being This month’s blog posts will look at surprising ways you can improve your physical and mental health that don’t involve food or exercise. All are easy to implement and cost nothing. First we’ll look at the power of hugging. For more non-food based well being tips see the blogposts: Night, Light and Weight and A ...

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