Tag: "habits" at medical news
2003 HBP news tips
... were asked to recall their daily or weekly eating habits
in a national survey, and is subject to the limitations of such data. The American Heart Association recommends that healthy adults limit their sodium intake to no more than 2400 milligrams (about one teaspoon of table salt) per day. 1:30 p.m. A...
Childhood abuse related to alcoholism in Native Americans
...option and boarding school attendance and drinking habits
from 1,660 people. The participants were interviewed by a person from within their tribe or someone from another tribe, depending on tribal leaders' preferences. The percentage of alcohol dependent tribe members varied significantly among tribes, fro...
Men at greater risk of developing prostate cancer when a brother has the disease
...r age [less than 65 or 70 years] of onset, dietary habits
and lifestyle behaviors that may interact with inherited genes to increase prostate cancer risk."...
Burning mouth syndrome
...try's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. Oral habits
of anxiety and depression may include repetitive t...tients experience relief after stopping their oral habits
brought on by stress. Do You Have BMS? Check For: Burning sensations in mouth area Dry mouth...
Abdominal fat, a contributor to heart disease risk, is related to alcohol drinking pattern
...and throughout-the-week drinkers. Other lifestyle habits
-- smoking, physical activity, diet, disease prevalence, prescription drug use and, for women, menopausal status -- also were recorded. Analysis of the variables showed that small amounts of alcohol consumed on a regular basis were associated with t...
Fruits, vegetables overlooked by healing heart patients
...ent approaches are needed to change overall eating habits
and reduce the risk of future heart problems, say C. Jeffrey Frame, Ph.D., R.D., and colleagues. Their study of 118 patients, carried out at a cardiac rehabilitation unit in a hospital in Greensboro, N.C., appears in the July/August issue of the Amer...
What's in your child's lunchbox?
...what their kids eat and encouraging healthy eating habits
is more important now than ever. Preparing the ri...ng kids in the process teaches them healthy eating habits
that will last a lifetime." Meals Matter http://www.mealsmatter.org is a non-commercial website...
Smoking causes half the tuberculosis deaths in Indian men
...ng causes death in India. It compared the smoking habits
of 43,000 men who had died of various diseases in the late 1990s with the habits
of 35,000 living men. More than 4000 of these deaths were from TB, but if the smokers had had the s...
College students get better grades when they take psychological principals courses
...nts learn how to manage their time and their study habits
just by virtue of the conditions of the class itself," Tuckman said. Tuckman said he believes all types of students could benefit from a course like the one at Ohio State. Other universi...
Tooth loss may be early warning sign of cardiovascular disease
...d neurological examinations. Their dental hygiene habits
were recorded, including the number of times per week they brushed and flossed. Participants underwent ultrasound to detect plaque build-up in the carotid arteries. Researchers recorded socioeconomic characteristics, and cardiovascular risk factors...
Scholar: Amount of food eaten more critical than fat content
... happens in real life, Wansink observed the eating habits
of 341 diners at two Italian restaurants over a succession of nights. The results of his study are being published in the July issue of the International Journal of Obesity. When diners arrived at each restaurant, they were provided with either a di...
School lunch options crowd out fruits and vegetables
...lected information on the lunch options and eating habits
of seventh-grade students at 16 schools in the St. Paul-Minneapolis area. Thirteen of the schools had a la carte programs and seven schools had snack vending machines that could be used by students. Kubik and colleagues also examined the nutritional ...
For healthy diet, learning level counts more than earning level
...t, not energy intake or obesity. Comparing dietary habits
from 1965 and 1994-96, Popkin and colleagues measured the overall healthfulness of the diets of 6,475 respondents in 1965 and 9,241 in 1994-96. In two telephone calls on different days, respondents were asked to recall what they had eaten in the prev...
Nutrition services are an essential component of school health programs
...te children and help them develop healthful eating habits
for life. The full paper, Nutrition services: An e...fe-long balanced nutritional and physical activity habits
for children, said registered dietitian and ADA President Julie OSullivan Maillet. Childhood obesity...
Restricting TV viewing at home may only lead teens to watch favorite programs at friends' homes
...bout their television viewing habits
and relationship with their parents during their high-school years. They were asked about their attitudes toward their parents, their attitudes toward ...
Students eat excessive amounts of fat at school
...noting that students may have more eclectic eating habits
than they predicted in their study. For instance, students may add a la carte items to their bag lunch each day, considerably boosting their fat intake. The researchers suggest that schools should introduce lower fat versions of popular foods, reduce...
Nutrition advice makes heart-healthy diet more satisfying
...ir health care visits, their appearance and eating habits
and their overall health. The counseled group also said that they didn't feel deprived of their enjoyment of food, inconvenienced while shopping or preparing food or restricted from eating out on their new diet plan. The study results are published i...
Obese women have thicker carotid artery walls, higher stroke risk
... intake, increased animal fat intake and sedentary habits
have led to a high prevalence of overweight and obesity, the researchers say. Researchers took a sub-sample of 310 study participants (average age 55) who had ultrasound testing to examine the intima-media thickness (IMT), which is the lining and mi...
Drinking wine may lower risk of dementia
... often. One limitation of the study is that eating habits
were not assessed, states an accompanying editoria...uggests that wine drinkers may have better dietary habits
than beer and liquor drinkers," Brust said. "There is also evidence that dietary vitamin E may reduc...
UF study: Adolescent girls who set goals too high may risk anorexia
...ionism puts adolescent girls with unhealthy eating habits
at risk for becoming anorexic and the body imperfe...as well as experiencing purging, compulsive eating habits
and feelings that food controlled their lives, the paper reported. Those who went on to develop the ...
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