News tagged with unhealthy habits

Why do humans pig out?

Researchers from University of Copenhagen have discovered big differences in the variability of eating habits among pigs. The newly published study showed that for some (pigs with certain genetic variants) ...

Oct 03, 2013
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Many kids missing out on healthy lifestyle

(HealthDay)—Only half of American youths get the recommended amount of exercise and less than one-third eat the suggested amount of fruits and vegetables each day, according to a federal government study.

Jun 25, 2013
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Curbing patients' risky behaviour

Much of the burden of disease and ill health facing the NHS is as a result of 'risky' health behaviours such as smoking, excess drinking and over-eating. Given that time for counselling patients about this ...

Apr 17, 2013
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Coca-Cola not to blame for US obesity: CEO

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent insists his company is not responsible for the rise in US obesity despite New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent moves to limit the consumption of sugary drinks.

Jun 19, 2012
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Soda wars fizz in New York after proposed ban

A soda war fizzed in New York on Tuesday as the city health department began to consider a proposal by health-conscious Mayor Michael Bloomberg to ban super-sized soft drinks.

Jun 12, 2012
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'Drunkorexia:' A recipe for disaster

It is well known that eating disorders are common among teens and college students. Heavy alcohol consumption is another well-known unhealthy habit of this age group. A new study from the University of Missouri shows that ...

Oct 17, 2011
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