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VIRTUAL HEALTH BY CAREY ROSSI Breaking DOWN Breakfast Cereal is the perennial pantry staple. Whether you reach for a box morning, noon or night, it can be either a healthful hookup or a sweet treat. Now, you can read all about it at Cereal Eats ( On this blog hosted by Serious Eats, Leandra Palermo noshes about the right and the wrong way to pour milk (and how much) on Weetabix, how she overcame snobbery about Fiber One’s Nutty Clusters & Almonds to become a true believer, and why we should venture into other countries’ cereal aisles. As her blog says, this is “cereous stuff.” GET YOUR FITNESS ON: Literally Move over, Six Million Dollar Man. Health, wellness and technology are coming together as never before. During the next five years, the number of wearable sports and fitness devices is expected to grow to 169.5 million, according to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). Meanwhile, in a CEA survey, more than one-third of consumers expressed interest in sending health data—such as weight, vital signs and fitness program progress—to their doctor using a wireless device. The most popular downloaded mobile health and fitness applications were fitness trackers (51 percent), apps that measure workouts (36 percent) and customized music for exercise (32 percent), the survey found. 46 SU M M E R 2 013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
Are Hot Flashes Disrupting Your Life?
Put to the Test
The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist
Join the Movement
Stroke Stories
5 Steps to Better Bone Health
Gut Instinct
Morgan Freeman
Prostate Playbook
The Main Ingredient
Looking Ahead
Virtual Health
Mind Shift
Inspired Running
Defy Your Age

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2013 - University of Virginia