May 22, 2018

Wellness Letter

The Wellness Letter, published by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, provides practical, evidence-based coverage of the news about preventive medicine, self-care, nutrition, fitness, and mental well-being.

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  • Runners: Don't Neglect Your Core Muscles

    Runners: Don't Neglect Your Core Muscles

    by Wellness Letter

    Many beginner and experienced runners alike tend to focus on trying to run faster and longer while neglecting to exercise their core muscles, especially their deep core muscles—which may help explain why many of them experience chronic low back pain.

  • To Lose Weight, Eat Slower?
    Wellness Tip

    To Lose Weight, Eat Slower?

    by Wellness Letter

    In a recent Japanese study, slow and normal-speed eaters were significantly less likely to be overweight than fast eaters. They also tended to have a smaller waist circumference.

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