Tag: Health

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

Sleep Your Way to Better Health

Sleep is not only important for cognitive function but overall health as well.

A glass of wine a day…does not keep the doctor away

A glass of wine a day…does not keep the doctor away

A review of 592 studies finds that a single standard drink of alcohol per day increases the risk for health problems.

To Drink or Not to Drink?

To Drink or Not to Drink?

Every day the media bombards consumers with different recommendations regarding the amount of food to consume, important micronutrients to keep in mind, and general advice about what you should be putting into your body. It can be difficult, regardless of background, to discern which of…

Exercise and Immune Response: An Overview

Exercise and Immune Response: An Overview

The relationship between exercise intensity (or volume) and susceptibility to upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) is a rotated J-shaped curve.  This means that some regular moderate physical activity decreases the relative risk of infection below that of a sedentary individual.  However, high intensity exercise or…