These founders left Google to chase a vision of healthier screen time for their kids — and their flagship product has become a hit in classrooms and homes (GOOGL, GOOG)

Osmo Pramod Sharma worked at Google in Sunnyvale, California and noticed when he dropped off his daughter at the company’s daycare facility, there were no tech products allowed.  Sharma and his co-founder Jerome Scholler created Osmo in 2013 to create a positive and educational screen time experience for kids.  Osmo’s magic lies in its proprietary […]

A science-backed 21-day program to be happier, healthier, and more successful

Strelka/Flickr So you want to be happier, healthier, and more successful? You don’t necessarily need to resolve to change your life at the New Year — you can do it any time. But faced with unlimited advice and little time to spare, it’s hard to know where to start. The following 21-day self-improvement program is […]

Why Focusing on the Calorie Doesn’t Help You Eat Healthier

When it comes to eating healthier or attempting to lose weight, it can be overwhelming to know what to focus on. Some “experts” tell you to focus on carbs, others sugar, and some calories. When looking at the nutrition label on food packaging, the easiest thing to focus on, and often the largest, boldest item, […]

Things to do with apple cider vinegar that can make you healthier — and 5 that won’t

Shutterstock If you’ve taken a look around on social media or any wellness-focused lifestyle sites lately — chances are you’ve seen something about the benefits of “taking” apple cider vinegar. Bloggers and websites tout the benefits of drinking apple cider vinegar, primarily that it will ramp up your metabolism and help flatten your belly. In […]

Are you at risk of an early death? Quiz will tell you how to live healthier and longer

About 40 per cent of all deaths in the England are caused by everyday habits and behaviours, according to Public Health England (PHE). Eating too much unhealthy food, continuing to smoke and not being active enough all contribute to early deaths. This ‘How Are You?’ quiz – launched as part of PHE’s One You campaign […]

Sleep health benefits: Snoozing for longer every night could lead to a healthier diet

Adults who increased the amount of sleep they had reported consuming less sugary foods and making better nutritional choices, according to the King’s College London (KCL) study.  Researchers said the findings strengthened the link between lack of sleep and a poor quality diet. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, sought to […]