Take the stairs for a longer, healthier life says doctor

If you want to keep your heart healthy and prolong your life, the answer might be as simple as taking the stairs. A recent study found that climbing stairs could be the key to reducing your risk of premature death and cardiovascular ...


Lifting the lid on ultra-processed foods

In a world of "day on a plate" TikTok reels and Insta nutritionists, one relatively new term is causing confusion among consumers—ultra-processed foods (UPFs). But while we've heard about the dangers of junk foods for years, ...

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Health risks of professional dance

The health risks of professional dance (and particularly with the more strenuous forms of ballet and contemporary dance) are those generally found in sports injuries. Dancers risk injury within the course of their career, many retiring from active performance in their mid to late 30s. Since dance is a performance art with emphasis on aesthetics, dancers are also at a higher risk of body image problems and eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia.

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