News tagged with unhealthy habits
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 ...
Health Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenagers who increased the days on which they got just 20 minutes of exercise were able to cut down on their smoking habit. And teenage smokers were more likely to quit altogether if they participated in ...
Health Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children and young people in Europe are exposed to all kinds of fast food, crisps and fizzy drinks – so how can they learn to resist the temptation to indulge?
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A University of Arizona study is looking at whether couples develop unhealthy eating and activity habits as a way of coping with relationship stress or bonding with their partner.
Health Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
An issue we can agree on: Parents support policies limiting unhealthy food marketing to children, survey finds
Parents are concerned about food marketing and the way it impacts their children's eating habits and would support policies to limit the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children, according to ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Programs to promote healthy eating can substantially reduce the amount of unhealthy foods and beverages on school grounds if the programs focus on a school's specific needs and involve teachers, parents, staff, and administrators, ...
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
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.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Simply ejecting your rear from the couch means your hand will spend less time digging into a bag of chocolate chip cookies.
Health May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
They're the prime demographic for developing eating disorders, yet new research out of the University of Cincinnati suggests that it could be difficult for college students to notice the warning signs. On Oct. 31, Ashlee ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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 ...
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0