Week Ending April 11, 2022

How Does Cancer Treatment Affect Nutrition?
“Cancer can be destructive, but cancer treatments can feel just as detrimental to a person’s health. Individuals living with cancer often experience nutrition-related side effects from cancer treatment, including changes in taste and smell, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite and pain during eating. These side effects can profoundly impact nutrition, health and quality of life.”

How Short Can a ‘Short Workout’ Really Be?
“Some people thrive on hours-long runs and sweaty Peloton classes, but a much larger group of people lack the time, motivation, or ability for long workouts. Take, for example, those with chronic health conditions, limited mobility, prior bad fitness experiences, or the hopelessly overscheduled.”

Empirically derived dietary patterns and their association with mental health: a cross-sectional sample of Iranian migraine patients (2019–2020)
“Based on a comprehensive search, we realized that there is no previous study conducted among migraine patients to assess the association between major dietary patterns and mental health. Therefore, the present study aims to explore the relationship between empirically-derived dietary patterns and depression, anxiety, and stress in a sample of Iranian migraine patients.”

Snooze more, eat less? Sleep deprivation may hamper weight control
“Weight loss once was considered a simple calculation: eat less and move more to create a calorie deficit. Now, basic differences between people — in genetics, health conditions, body type, and more — are also thought to play a role in how challenging it is to lose weight. Yet research suggests that some factors may help set the stage for success.”

There Are 4 Types Of Intelligence: Here’s How To Use Them To Make Better Decisions
“When you have an important decision to make, how do you make it? Do you do your research, make pro/con lists, and battle it out in your smart mind? Do you scan for fear, excitement, sadness, anger, or any other emotions that may arise? Do you trust your gut, or do you wait for an intuitive hit to drop in?”

5 Things Sleep Doctors Really Want You To Stop Doing In The Morning
“A good sleep routine starts in the morning. How you start your day can have a bigger impact on bedtime than you may think, so we rounded up five common morning habits that sleep experts really want you to stop doing”

This 2-Minute Technique Can Seriously Supercharge Your Brain Health
“From supporting mobility to increasing energy levels to reducing stress and more, it’s no secret that exercise is a major contributor to overall health and well-being. And while many of us are familiar with these impressive benefits, it can be challenging to find enough time to dedicate to movement. But good news: It turns out, two minutes may be all you need to reap the brain health perks of exercise.”

Patient Perspective of Interprofessional Collaborative Team Key to Positive Experience
“A paucity of data about patient and family perspectives of interprofessional collaborative (IPC) teams may hinder the effectiveness of healthcare teamwork. These findings were published in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.”

3 Ways To Use Spirituality On Your Healing Journey, From A Mind-Body Medicine Doctor
“We’re only scratching the surface on how spirituality can affect your health, but the limited data we do have makes a clear connection: Individuals with some sense of spirituality have enhanced mental health, immune function, and longevity. All that to say, it’s worth it to strengthen your spiritual muscles.“

What Taking a Vitamin Every Day Does to Your Body
“The vitamin and supplement market is booming—but are any of these products worth the money? “Supplements can appear on the shelf without having to prove they offer any benefits,” says JoAnn E. Manson, DrPH, MD. “With limited regulation and oversight, it’s also difficult to know for certain that the supplement contains the ingredients on the label and is free of contaminants.”