Fitness Tracking Apps and Eating Disorders

Belinda Gorsuch, National Center for Health Research December 15, 2022 It seems there is an app for everything. About 69% of adults track health indicators, such as steps, calories, and hydration [1]. But, has fitness tracking technology gone too far? Some believe our phones can help us improve our diet and exercise routines. Others claim […]

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Helping Your Child Develop a Healthy Microbiome

Research is underway about how the microbiome develops in children. Research suggests that babies born vaginally have different microbiomes compared to babies born via caesarean section (C-section). This article focuses on ways to promote microbiome development in children, describing when there is good research evidence (such as breastfeeding) and when we don’t yet have enough research evidence (such as fecal matter transfers and vaginal seeding procedures).

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