Wild and healthy info from the internet!
Healthful eating is a smart way to sustain brain power, study finds. The food we eat is our fuel and our building blocks, for body and brain!
Giving the poor easy access to healthy food doesn’t mean they’ll buy it. I think food deserts are a huge problem and I think it’s important that cities are taking initiative to eliminate them. However, affordability is a huge issue too, as well as access to cooking supplies, equipment, and time.
Zipcodes and waistlines: location, location, location. Kind of related to the above – peoples’ immediate environment plays a big role in health behaviors. Stress link seems to be important – there is also the issue of food deserts and safety/walkability. Additionally, when you look at places like the Blue Zones (where people enjoy very healthy lives), many health outcomes seem to depend on community and environment rather than solely individual behavior.
What else is good on the interwebs today?