How many hours do spend in front of the screen?

In a previous post, I discussed a study that indicates that 2 hours is the maximum duration of time we should spend in front of a screen during leisure hours. To recap what the study authors have to … [Read more...]

Heart health tip: limit screentime to 2 hours each day

When flying long haul (and I’ve done lots lately – covering almost 40,000 km in the last 3 weeks), I make sure that I wear the so-called “compression” socks. In addition, I make sure I stand up, walk … [Read more...]

TV time and asthma

Too much “screen time” for children is not healthy. Many research studies have shown this again and again. Time spent in front of the TV or the computer screen is sedentary time and this lack of … [Read more...]

Kids should get moving to get rid of fat

Childhood obesity is on the rise. And researchers are scrambling to find out what are the mechanisms behind the epidemic and what can we do to control it. Health experts believe that that poor … [Read more...]

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