Welcome to September and the 14th issue of the bi-weekly newsletter, For the Health of It. In each issue, we cover broad spectrums of health, wellness, and even a little science. We're also sprinkling in a few of our favorite news articles that have been circulating recently.
Today Jennifer Aniston tells us about her favorite workout movement (love it), what kind of sunscreen we SHOULD be buying, adding in micro-breaks to our day, and much more!
Take care of yourself today!
Celebrity Health Spotlight
While we always try our best not to compare ourselves to celebrities, especially when it comes to our bodies, we’re still always interested to hear about their latest favourite workout or fitness regime. After all, they have access to the best trainers in the world, so why not learn a tip or two from them? So when Jennifer Aniston recently revealed what her new favorite workout is, we were all ears.
This Week's Health Hack
10-minute ‘micro-breaks’ may help prevent worker burnout in the long run!
Workplace burnout is a significant enough concern that the World Health Organization (WHO)Trusted Source listed it as an occupational phenomenon in 2019. The WHO describes workplace burnout as “a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.
This week in Tech
A new AI program can accurately and efficiently detect cognitive impairment from voice recordings. Scientists develop an artificial intelligence program that detects cognitive impairment accurately and efficiently from voice recordings.
Now in the News
Here’s some of our favorite moments in the news cycle this week.
Sunscreen is crucial for public health — it must be safe for the environment, too! A new study finds an urgent need for more information about whether these chemicals threaten aquatic life on a broad scale.
Want better sleep? Try 5 foods naturally rich in melatonin...Melatonin supplements aren't the only way to boost the hormone that aids with sleep. Here's a list of five foods that have a natural dose of melatonin.