• Survey proves clear link between physical activity and wellbeing
    by Gady Goldsobel on December 14, 2017 at 6:02 pm

    Life satisfaction, happiness and feelings of being worthwhile are higher for people who are active, while levels of anxiety are lower. People who are more active score better Those who volunteer in sport also score highly The best scores are achieved by those who are active and volunteer A study by Sheffield Hallam University has found there […] The post Survey proves clear link between physical activity and wellbeing appeared first on Healthcanal.com. […]

  • Otago study fails to find strong link between sitting and weight gain
    by Gady Goldsobel on December 6, 2017 at 9:15 am

    Sitting is bad for you, but it is unlikely to make you fat, a University of Otago study has found. Lead author Dr Meredith Peddie, of the Department of Human Nutrition, says it is known that sedentary behaviour is linked with increased risk of morbidity and mortality from diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, there have […] The post Otago study fails to find strong link between sitting and weight gain appeared first on Healthcanal.com. […]

  • Interesting facts about Gamma-Aminobutyric acid
    by Gady Goldsobel on November 13, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    The neurotransmitter blocking impulses between nerve cells in the brain is known as Gaba. While this may sound uninteresting, what draws our attention to it is the fact that low levels of Gaba is linked to Epilepsy, Anxiety and mood disorders as well as chronic pain. Another reason it is a notable trend in supplements […] The post Interesting facts about Gamma-Aminobutyric acid appeared first on Healthcanal.com. […]

  • Can genetics explain exercise results?
    by Gady Goldsobel on November 6, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    The answer to why some people get different results from the same physical workout could be answered as part of a Victoria University study exploring the role of genes in unlocking physical performance. Dr Nir Eynon and his team at VU’s genes and exercise biology group are examining the genes and molecular pathways that contribute […] The post Can genetics explain exercise results? appeared first on Healthcanal.com. […]

  • One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression
    by Gady Goldsobel on October 3, 2017 at 6:26 am

    BEMILY COOK Even small amounts of exercise – from as little as one hour per week – can offer significant protection against depression, an international research team led by the Black Dog Institute has found. A landmark study led by the Black Dog Institute has revealed that regular exercise of any intensity can prevent future […] The post One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression appeared first on Healthcanal.com. […]