The benefits of staying physically active range from decreasing body weight, aiding with smoking cessation and and increasing cognitive performance. Focusing on this last feature, researchers have been able to determine that the mental health of all people can be improved by exercise, including those affected by mental disorders.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 11 school-aged children are diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and new research suggests that high levels of mercury during pregnancy may increase the risk of children with ADHD, while consumption of fish reduces chances of the disorder.
According to an article published in 2018 in the New York Post, a study that evaluated the oral health habits of 2,000 millennials discovered that many of them don't keep their mouths as clean as they could. The study reported that three out of 10 millennials brush their teeth once a day, and that the average millennial participating in the survey has gone more than two days in a row without brushing their teeth even once. Yet, the survey says, more than half of those polled indicated that they're worried about losing their teeth as a result of poor oral health.