Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 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. 0 NEXT ON HEALTH24X Next-gen artificial pancreas boosts blood sugar control 2019-11-08 14:45 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical WATCH: What are the golden rules of gut health? Lifestyle WATCH: Are students who are exposed to polluted air on exam day doomed to get lower grades? Medical Could gene editing technology ever work as an effective treatment for cancer? Diet and nutrition Stunting in children a threat to SA's economic growth Diet and nutrition Is food addiction to blame for obesity? Not entirely, researchers found Medical Is bedtime the best time to take your blood pressure meds? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.