Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα WHO. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων
Εμφάνιση αναρτήσεων με ετικέτα WHO. Εμφάνιση όλων των αναρτήσεων

Σάββατο, 18 Οκτωβρίου 2014

5 Reasons to Stop Drinking Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have been touted as a virtual fountain of miracles. Ads imply they give you not only energy but stamina, strength, alertness, good health and the ability to perform amazing athletic and intellectual feats. But a new report this week from the UN’s World Health Organization is merely the latest piece of evidence suggesting you might as well stick with that cup of coffee that can actually be good for you.

What’s the problem? There are several things you might want to pay attention to before you reach for another can or bottle of your favorite energy drink.

Πέμπτη, 25 Σεπτεμβρίου 2014

WHO: Eating Less Salt Can Save Lives

The World Health Organization (WHO) says up to two million deaths a year could be prevented simply by reducing salt consumption.  In the lead up to World Heart Day on September 29, WHO is calling on countries to take action on the overuse of salt, which can cause heart disease and stroke. WHO reports non-communicable diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the leading causes of premature death globally.  These two cardiovascular diseases account for 17 and one half million deaths a year.