Special Issue: Parenting Print this issue Helping Kids Make Healthy Choices Many things can influence a child, including friends, teachers, and the things they see when they sit in front of the TV or computer. If you’re a parent, know that your everyday behavior plays a big part in shaping your child’s behavior, too. With […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain People who want to increase their participation in regular exercise and adopt a healthier lifestyle may be best to mentally visualise it, new research by Curtin University has found. The research, published in the leading journal Health Psychology, found that ‘mental imagery interventions’, or visualising an activity or task, may be […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 — Food-related policies differently impact consumers with obesity and healthy weight, according to a report published by the Hudson Institute. Hank Cardello, from the Food Policy Center at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., applied consumer segmentation analysis to a survey of 2,000 respondents to examine attitudes toward eating, healthy living […]Continue Reading ...
May 22, 2018 Our favorite burger, pizza, and meat pie may need a re-think after new research by CSIRO shows Australians are not eating the right types, or the right quantity of protein for healthy weight loss. Higher protein healthy meals help to control appetite and can help to reduce the urge to indulge in […]Continue Reading ...
April 30, 2018 Maintaining five healthy habits–eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking–during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers also found that U.S. women […]Continue Reading ...
April 2018 Print this issue Connections That Promote Well-Being Strong, healthy relationships are important throughout your life. Your social ties with family members, friends, neighbors, coworkers, and others impact your mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. “We can’t underestimate the power of a relationship in helping to promote well-being,” says NIH psychologist and relationship expert […]Continue Reading ...
March 21, 2018 A recent study suggests a link between consuming processed foods and an increase in cancer diagnoses. Stony Brook Medicine Chief of Nutrition Division, Josephine Connolly-Schoonen, PhD, shares her expert tips for a healthy diet to decrease the likelihood of getting cancer: A whole diet approach is optimal for decreasing risk for cancer […]Continue Reading ...
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD,March 8, 2018 Not surprisingly, a new study has shown that keeping active can keep the body young and healthy. The study comes from the researchers at the University of Birmingham and King’s College London who were looking at the health of older adults who had been exercising most of their […]Continue Reading ...
June 2018 Print this issue Have you heard the advice to exercise, choose a healthy diet, keep a lean weight, never smoke, and limit alcohol? Researchers wanted to find out whether people who follow this advice live longer than those who don’t. So, they compared lifespan and other data from thousands of adults with all […]Continue Reading ...
June 11, 2018 What we eat has important implications for our health-;and for what we spend on healthcare. New research suggests improving the quality of the average American’s diet could substantially reduce costs associated with heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other major health problems. The study is the first to comprehensively analyze the potential cost […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Researchers also found that U.S. […]Continue Reading ...
March 2018 Print this issue Make Better Choices Easier We know that making healthy choices can help us feel better and live longer. Maybe you’ve already tried to eat better, get more exercise or sleep, quit smoking, or reduce stress. It’s not easy. But research shows how you can boost your ability to create and […]Continue Reading ...
March 30, 2018 A series of six articles appearing in the March issue of The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences finds new correlations between a Mediterranean diet and healthy aging outcomes — while also underscoring the need for careful approaches to the use of data in order to measure the […]Continue Reading ...
No, being thin doesn’t mean you can live off junk food. Credit: www.shutterstock.com We all have that one friend whose eating habits and body shape simply don’t add up. While enjoying the unhealthiest of meals and a sedentary lifestyle, somehow they effortlessly retain a slender figure. At first glance we may assume these slim people […]Continue Reading ...
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