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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How Walking Might Affect Our Sleep

Taking more steps during the day may be related to better sleep at night, according to an encouraging new study of lifestyle and sleep patterns. The study, which delved into the links between walking and snoozing, suggests that being active can influence how well we sleep, whether we actually exercise or not.

The relationships between moving and dozing is consistent and strong, the more steps people took, the higher their self-rated sleep quality was.

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8 weight loss tips proven by science

More is NOT better when it comes to exercise

We don’t know what that exercise sweet spot is for everyone but evidence is accumulating that doing little bits throughout the day is better than one intensive hour,’ says Peymane Adab, Professor of Pubic Health at the University of Birmingham.

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