With income inequality worsening around the world, a top economist has argued that this issue may become tomorrow’s political catastrophe (by giving rise to an explosion in populism).
And while income inequalities are already reflected in people’s access to wellness (how people eat, exercise, etc.), Malleret argues that the divide between the wellness “haves” and “have-nots” looks to worsen in the future, especially as new high-tech (and expensive) wellness solutions appear.
The human cost of climate change and rising pollution makes headlines, but it’s now raising economic and investment red flags.
Read more about how the world’s largest asset manager has just warned investors that the impact of climate change is “underappreciated and under-priced,” and how the companies that pollute the most will become less valuable.
The Global Wellness Institute’s Wellness Communities Initiative is the global resource for the fast-growing wellness real estate market, with a focus on communities developed with proactive health and wellness, ecological sensitivity and social connectivity in mind.
A new study measuring the impact of meals with different levels of saturated fats found that, for women with low levels of stress, markers of inflammation were higher after eating a meal with high levels of saturated fats versus a low saturated fat meal. But for women with high stress levels, those differences disappeared. They had high inflammation levels even after the low saturated fat meal. The surprise: stress made the meal with healthy fats look like the one with saturated fats – and does things to the metabolism not known before.
According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, wearing fitness-tracking technology actually resulted in less weight loss than not wearing the technology.