Source: Web exclusive, July 2011
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Scientists say it’s the amount of snacking we do between meals that’s adding on the pounds. A study funded by the National Institutes of Health in the United States found we’re snacking more often than 30 years ago, which has increased the amount of calories we’re consuming in a day by more than 500. | The Globe and Mail
Researchers at Queen’s University say any type of movement throughout the day ‘ slight or not ‘ is beneficial to your overall fitness and can help reduce health risks such as heart disease. | Canada.com
A new "peanut patch" could help desensitize those with a peanut allergy by releasing trace amounts of the troublesome protein found in the nut. | The Globe and Mail
A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that sitting for more than six hours a day could raise your risk of death, even if you work out. | The Huffington Post
A leading British Medical Association public health expert has said smoking in your car is worse than breathing in exhaust fumes. | Daily Mail
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