Prevention Archive

Gut Health: The Path to Immunity?

Original article published on TheMorning.lk by Naveed Rozais With health and wellbeing at the top of our minds in the midst of the third wave of Covid-19 infections hitting Sri Lanka, independent health and fitness startup Workout.lk hosted an expert masterclass on 20 June that focused on a vastly overlooked aspect of health – one

Video: How Diet Can Save Your Mental Health

Professor Felice Jacka discusses her ground-breaking research into the link between food and our mental health, and why lifestyle medicine should be the starting point for many mental health conditions and why there is an urgent need to train medical practitioners to give such lifestyle advice. Also learn the important role of the gut microbiome,

Video: Chemical Farming & The Loss of Human Health

Zach Bush, MD is triple board-certified physician specializing in internal medicine, endocrinology and hospice care. He is also the founder of Farmers Footprint https://farmersfootprint.us/, a non-profit coalition of farmers, educators, doctors, scientists, and business leaders aiming to expose the deleterious human and environmental impacts of chemical farming and pesticide reliance — while simultaneously offering a

Video: What to Eat for Health and Longevity

On this episode of Health Theory with Tom Bilyeu, Mark Hyman gives detailed advice on improving the diet, talks about what it means to say that food is information, and discusses the connection between the body, mind, gut and brain:

Video: Type 2 Diabetes Is “Processed Food Disease”

Dr. Robert Lustig is an endocrinologist and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California-San Francisco. In this video, he sits down with CrossFit’s Rory McKernan to explain sugar’s toxicity, outline the stakes of sugar consumption and offer suggestions for addressing the ongoing sugar crisis…

Video: Death by Sugar

Dr. David Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Grain Brain. In this episode of Health Theory, he and host Tom Bilyeu discuss the important health metrics to pay attention to, how lifestyle affects health, and the importance of connection… We tend to think of Type 2

Talk: “Health, Vitality, and Immunity for 2021”

Original article titled ‘Workout.lk to host webinar on ‘Health, Vitality, and Immunity for 2021’ published December 28, 2020 by Naveed Rozais at TheMorning.lk. A new year dawns, and with it, comes hope. Not hope that things will magically change at the stroke of midnight, but hope that we will be better able to handle what

Boost Immunity, Go Outdoors!

A walk in the woods might just be what the doctor of the future may prescribe to you! Yes, there’s now plenty of documented evidence on the mental and physiological benefits of going outdoors. According to a recent study, just one weekend in the woods will automatically reset your inner clock (or circadian rhythm) which

How Does Exercise Affect Immunity?

Low and moderate-intensity exercise naturally lowers cortisol levels and helps with immune function. Our immune system is designed to fight off infection and disease, and the most effective mechanisms of the innate response against viral infections are done by the activation of natural killer (NK) cells. These NK cells are known to be triggered during

Talk: Immunity: Let’s Talk Solutions

Original article published November 08, 2020 by Naveed Rozais at TheMorning.lk. Independent health and fitness start-up Workout.lk hosted a webinar on 7 November to discuss natural ways to boost immunity in the times of a pandemic.  Workout.lk has been spearheading health advocacy events since 2018, looking to inspire active living and making it easy for