News tagged with healthy habits

How smartphone tech could change behavior

Funneling a steady stream of diversions straight to your pocket, smartphones are often cast as the ultimate distractors. But a University of Michigan engineering professor sees potential for them to be something quite the ...

dateDec 24, 2013 in Software
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US replaces food pyramid with 'healthy plate'

The US government on Thursday ditched its two-decade old "pyramid" model for healthy eating and introduced a new plate symbol half-filled with fruits and vegetables to urge better eating habits.

dateJun 02, 2011 in Health
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Doctor's health habits affect patient counseling

Physician's confidence in their abilities to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Health
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1 in 4 Palestinian children goes without breakfast

The eating habits of children and adolescents are studied in one of the Abstracts published Online by The Lancet, with the disturbing findings that one in four children miss breakfast, one in 10 is anaemic, and one in 17 ...

dateJul 01, 2010 in Health
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Stress, heart disease not exclusive to football coaches

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's impossible to know, unless you're Urban Meyer or one of his doctors, what exactly caused the two-time college football championship winner to see-saw decisions about his prestigious professional career ...

dateDec 30, 2009 in Health
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Semen quality depends upon antioxidants

A possible relationship between men's diets and the quality of their semen has long been a discussion point. Spanish researchers have now confirmed that antioxidants, molecules which are found mainly in fruit and vegetables ...

dateJun 02, 2009 in Health
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