Is Your Salad Healthy? 7 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging It, According to Registered Dietitians
“Salads may not be as American as apple pie, but plenty of people report eating them regularly: four times a week, on average, according to a poll commissioned last year by Fresh Express and conducted by OnePoll. More than half of the 2,000 U.S. adults polled — 62 percent — said that salads are part of their regular diet.”

Peripheral neuropathy: When having no pain is a big problem
“Chemotherapy-induced nerve damage is common for cancer patients and difficult to treat”

Losing Any Amount of Weight is Good for Your Heart — Even if You Gain Some Back
“The heart health benefits of losing weight remain even if you experience rebound weight regain. These findings were part of a new research analysis on heart health and behavioral weight reduction programs published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. Funding for the research was provided by the British Heart Foundation and the National Institute for Health Research Oxford Biomedical Research Centre.”

An umbrella review of randomized control trials on the effects of physical exercise on cognition
“Extensive research links regular physical exercise to an overall enhancement of cognitive function across the lifespan. Here we assess the causal evidence supporting this relationship in the healthy population, using an umbrella review of meta-analyses limited to randomized controlled trials (RCTs).”

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) effects on the worries of women with poly cystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
“Polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the women’s most common endocrine disorders that can cause anxiety, psychological distress, and reduced quality of life. Therefore, the present study aimed to determine the effect of mindfulness-based stress reduction counseling on the worries of women with polycystic ovary syndrome.”

How breath work can help calm your kids
“Feeling stressed? Take a breath. And if your children are stressed, too, you can get them doing breath work, as well. Breath work is a trendy word for an ancient concept: controlled breathing. A recent study published in Cell Reports Medicine found that just five minutes a day of breath work leads to a greater reduction in anxiety and negative thoughts than mindfulness meditation.”

Exercise, Increased Physical Activity Can Blunt the Effects of Poor Sleep Health
“The first study to examine joint effects of physical activity and sleep duration on mortality risk using accelerometry, results indicate increase activity could negate the effects of short or long sleep duration on cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.”