The Week That Was: Health and Wellbeing (08/03/19)

8th March 2019

Fitter, happier, more productive: what’s the perfect amount of work to do in a week?

For small but growing number of staff in the UK, a four day week is becoming the norm. A recent study found that an overall healthy work limit was 39 hours a week.

Trendy low-carb diets are fuelling a rise in stomach problems

Low-carb diets such as the Keto are fuelling a rise in stomach problems among younger people, nutrition experts have warned

Classifying foods like butter or bacon as junk food and banning ads is absolutely nuts

Farmdrop has rarely been accused of peddling junk food to children — yet that is what Transport for London found it guilty of this week. The company said it was “shocked” to be the first victim of London’s new advertisement restrictions on public transport.

Where is the world’s hardest-drinking city?

Is it Vilnius, Seoul, Moscow or Kiev? And what do alcohol consumption statistics tell us about a city and its culture?

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