The Week That Was: Health and Well-being (12/07/18)
13th July 2018
We kick started this week with a BUZZ! This week celebrated ‘Bees Needs Week’. Back for the third year running, the campaign focuses on spreading the word to help save our busy pollinators. After all they do help keep us watered and fed, don’t bee a hater, help save our honey makers.
Rise to Power
Recent articles in the media have been highlighted that children in the UK consume the most energy drinks in the whole of Europe. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) research shows that, two-thirds of 10-16-year-olds regularly consume energy drinks, along with 18% of three-to 10-years-olds.
Kids Consume More Sugar On Summer Holidays
A study by Public Health England has found that kids consume five times more sugar during the summer holidays. The main culprits were ice-cream and sugary drinks, along with extra sweets and treats. This has lead to an increase in the number of children with tooth decay, and childhood obesity.
American Start Up Charges You To Nap
A new start up company is trailing ‘nap pods’ to sleep=poor professionals. The pods are charging $15 per hour. The company has received such a high level of demand and so have opened up further branches around New York. Studies have shown that sleep will help cognitive functions, but are you willing to pay to nap?
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