The National Institute for Health and Welfare Finland (THL) is a research and development institute under the Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health. THL serves broader society, the scientific community and decision-makers in central government and municipalities. Its aim is to promote health and welfare in Finland. Read their story - http://www.instantatlas.com/THL_Story.xhtml
Engaging in a moderate level of exercise may be enough to protect the hearts of older adults
Doctors should consider recommending dog ownership to older people under “exercise on prescription” schemes to encourage healthy living, according to a new study. Taking the dog out for a walk may boost older people’s activity le.
Young Finns using less alcohol, drugs than European peers - On average, young people in Finland use less alcohol and illegal drugs than their European counterparts, according to a fresh report from the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
THL: Expectant mothers should avoid liquorice, salmiakki
Does sea salt have iodine? The short answer is that most sea salt brands have very little iodine in it. If you want to add more iodine to your diet, look for iodized versions of sea salt or increase your intake of iodine-rich foods.
Early Birds May be Healthier than Night Owls
Early birds may have a leg up over night owls when it comes to health and weight, new research suggests. Investigators in Finland found that morning people tend to eat better and earlier in the day than late-to-bed types. The result: a higher risk of obesity for the night owls, said study lead author Mirkka Maukonen, of the National Institute for Health and Welfare in Helsinki. “We found that night owls had postponed timing of food intake, and less favorable eating patt
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This image clearly shows the use of photoshop, in which the creator has ironically and cleverly manipulated the natural flame on the candle to represent its opposition 'water'. What a beautiful contradiction.