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Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook

Here are some stories published elsewhere that we think you might be interested in. Find them on The Straits Times Mind&Body Facebook page at www.facebook. com/StraitsTimesMindBody.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

More than one billion people have high blood pressure

The number has doubled in 40 years and most are from low- and middle-income countries.

FIGHT LONELINESS

Feeling lonely? Five tips to stay connected in an isolated world

FaceTime on your mobile does not replace actual face time. It is time to learn a new skill or get a pet.

EAT YOUR VEGGIES

Want to prevent the flu? Skip the supplements, eat your veggies

There is no proof that supplements or juices will keep you from getting sick.

CRAWL LIKE A BABY

Crawling has some fitness experts going gaga

Crawling can be an effective core workout, if done right.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2016, with the headline 'Pick of Web stories on Mind&Body Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe