Calories Burned Climbing the World’s Tallest Buildings

A popular New Year’s resolution is to get fitter and healthier, so in the spirit of this, the folks at Shoe Zone decided to take a slightly different angle on things and find out how many calories you would burn if you climbed each of the world’s tallest buildings and landmarks. The results are slightly surprising, as you can see in the following infographic.

14 Scientific Reasons to Disconnect at the Weekend

What did you do over the weekend? Chances are you put a few extra hours in at work, whether in the office or on the sofa with your smart phone. If you feel pressured to work on your days off to impress your boss, to earn a few extra bucks, or because you genuinely want to excel at what you do, the irony is that you might actually end up doing more harm than good. Here is an infographic that provides 14 scientific reasons to disconnect at the weekend.

What You Should Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PCOS stands for polycystic ovary syndrome which inflicts around 5 million women in the USA alone. Women with PCOS have enlarged ovaries which over produces androgens and typically have high insulin levels. PCOS causes a variety of health problems such as sleep apnea, heart disease and cancer. AuthorityDiet.com has created the following infographic which lists interesting facts about PCOS.

Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury occurs because of a blow or jolt to the head that affects brain function. TBI can increase changes of developing epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, among other brain disorders. Learn more about brain injuries in this infographic.

Correlation Between Poor Oral Health & Diabetes

We all love a healthy looking smile, as that is one of the first things we notice in a person. But poor oral hygiene can lead to dental problems which could affect more than just your facial appearance or your confidence; it could also affect your body’s health. This infographic created by our dentist at Birch Dental Group is a real eye opener to the incredible facts and figures of the dental health of Canadian adults.

Why You Can’t Sleep and What To Do About It

Having trouble getting a good night’s rest? You are not alone! No matter what reason that is keeping you from sleeping well, or how often it happens, the following infographic by The Daily Positive provides some simple insights and tips to help you understand what you need and how to set yourself up in mind, body and soul for experiencing a restful sleep.

10 Steps To Get In Shape

It’s that time of year when we are all making resolutions, and one of the most popular is getting in shape during the coming months. “10 steps to get in shape” is a guide that sets outs 10 simple actions that anyone can take to improve their health and fitness. With commitment and the mindset to succeed, following these steps is entirely achievable and are guaranteed to make a difference.

Growing Up With Mighty Molar

As your children’s teeth begin to show, a host of questions come with them. When should you begin flossing? Can you clean your child’s mouth before teeth emerge? The good news is Mighty Molar is on the scene to clear up the confusion. Take a look at this timeline for information that can help you create and maintain healthy dental habits for your children starting at a young age.