What if aging weren’t inevitable, but a curable disease? – MIT Technology Review, August 19, 2019
If this controversial idea gains acceptance, it could radically change the way we treat getting old.
Business travelers are getting better about wellness on the road – Business Travel News, Aug. 20, 2019
A new survey of American, Asian and European business travelers found that 42 percent “work hard” to stick to their wellness routines while on the road, up from 38 percent in 2017. Only 7 percent let them slide. Wellness has become a major business traveler priority.
Why stress is dangerous, and how to avoid its effects – BBC Future, August 14, 2019
The author of Stress-Proof: The Ultimate Guide to Living a Stress-Free Life explains in plain terms why stress has positive effects but puts us under prolonged strain when it becomes chronic. How to reduce and better control stress? Among the “soft” factors, exposure to nature and low-intensity exercise work well.
Food as medicine: Understanding the importance of food to gut health – Forbes, August 21, 2019
Gut health is emerging as a powerful new lifestyle approach that will drive major change in the food and beverage industry.
KFC will start testing Beyond Meat fried chicken – CNN Business, August 26, 2019
This is just further proof that plant-based meat alternatives are growing popular in supermarkets and restaurants across the world, as people search for environmentally friendly and healthier foods to eat.
A Striking Stat:
At TripAdvisor, bookings for wellness experiences are soaring: Globally, they jumped 69 percent year-over-year while US wellness experience bookings rose 82 percent.
Source: TripAdvisor 2019 Experiences Trends Report