‘Four hours to walk off pizza calories’ warning works, experts say

Food packs should display how much exercise a person would need to take to burn off the calories contained in the product, UK researchers say.

Appreciating it would take four hours to walk off the calories in a pizza or 22 minutes to run off a chocolate bar creates an awareness of the energy cost of food,

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How to Hack your Happiness

It’s easy to assume everyone around you is happy. But the truth is, all of us deal with stress, overload, and gloom more often than you’d think (yes, even your favorite Instagram influencer).

Consider this: A famous study at Northwestern University found that people who win the $20 million lottery are not happier one year later. Similarly, after a few years, people who become paralyzed are not any less happy than they were before the accident.

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What Decades of (Sometimes Dodgy) Dietary Advice Made Us Do

In September, a team of researchers made a well-publicized recommendation that people start eating… about as much red meat as they already eat. This was not based on any new medical findings, and was described by its authors as a “weak recommendation” with “low-certainty evidence.”

This new advice is part of a broader backlash against how nutritional research is conducted and communicated.

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