Updated 29 September 2016

Want to improve your teenager’s eating habits?

Want to improve your teenager’s eating habits? Then don’t try to convince them to eat more carrots, apples and salads because they are beneficial for their health. That is a key finding of a study recently published in the British Journal of Health Psychology. Instead, appealing to young people’s vanity by suggesting that eating healthy foods, especially veggies and fruit, will improve their appearance, attitude and emotional wellbeing, researchers discovered that teens are more likely to eat them.



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Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.