Navigation Links
New Survey Shows School Kids 'Wagging' Breakfast Are Missing Healthy Brain Fuel
Date:4/6/2009

s said there was no time because of the pressures of being late for school or work or because of sleeping in.

"Parents should encourage their children to eat breakfast. Storing a few simple ingredients in the cupboard or fridge or organising breakfast the night before can help in the morning rush. Healthy shakes and cereal bars are great for eating on the way to school. Toast, yoghurt and fruit are also quick, easy options," Dr Bennett said.

Viewed nationally, the MBF Healthwatch survey from the private health insurance provider showed that children missed breakfast at an average rate of 1.2 days a week - Tasmanian children were least likely to miss breakfast at 0.6 while Queensland and Western Australia had the worst record for breakfast 'wagging' at 1.4 and 1.5 days respectively.

"With many competing demands, we know that Australian families live in a 'time poor' society but the importance of making time for children to enjoy a healthy breakfast before going to school cannot be overstated," Dr Bennett said. "It can be the start of a lifetime of healthy eating habits," she said.

The MBF Healthwatch survey was conducted by research consultancy TNS Healthcare. For more information on the MBF Healthwatch Survey, please visit: www.mbf.com.au/wellness

*Bupa Australia cares for its customers under the brands MBF, HBA, Mutual Community, ClearView and Bupa Care Services.


About MBF

MBF has been looking after Australians for more than 60 years. As a leading private health insurance provider, our primary aim is to help all Australians live longer,
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. For Prevention of Stroke, Surveyed Cardiologists and PCPs Expect to Prescribe Xarelto to Approximately One-Third of Newly-Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Patients
2. CVS Caremark Announces Results of Annual Employer Survey Validating Proactive Pharmacy Care Approach
3. Survey Shows Nearly 40 Percent of Americans Reel From Heel Pain
4. Video: New Survey Reveals Misconceptions About Forming New Habits
5. Study Casts Doubt on Influential Hospital Safety Survey
6. AARP Financial Inc. Survey Finds: Vast Majority of Families Struggle With Financial Implications of a Life Crisis
7. Milliman Survey Says Variable Annuity Guarantees Dominate Annuity Products
8. Physician Survey Highlights Advantages of Government Locum Tenens Jobs
9. As a Result of the FDA Investigation Into TNF-Alpha Inhibitors, 30 Percent of Surveyed Rheumatologists Have Altered Their Prescription Patterns for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
10. Cowden Associates Releases Eighth-Annual Employee Benefit Survey Results
11. Survey Reveals Honolulu Residents Perceive Financial Challenges as Main Barrier in Properly Managing Their Type 2 Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New Survey Shows School Kids 'Wagging' Breakfast Are Missing Healthy Brain Fuel
(Date:7/12/2014)... Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 ... variety of high-quality peptides that are used solely in ... To honor two successful years in business, Maxim Peptide, ... LLC, has just launched a new and updated website ... the research blog section has been updated with fascinating ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... Recently, DressyQuinceanera.com, a well-known wedding dress ... dresses to its online category. Furthermore, the firm ... deeply discounted rates, up to 62% off. , The ... excellent in terms of quality and style. All items ... are also offered for the company’s other items: lace ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/ ) , filed against Johnson & Johnson’s ... courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the Texas ... investigating the company’s marketing of surgical mesh products ... urinary incontinence. According to a report from kens5.com, ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July ... HIV who was thought to be cured by immediate and ... levels of the AIDS-causing virus in her bloodstream, disappointed federal ... years old, had remained virus-free even though she stopped taking ... hoped her remission would open the door to a functional ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 The report, “Specialty Synthetic ... & Geography - 2018,” defines and segments the ... an analysis and forecast of the volumes and ... (Para aramids, meta aramids, UHMW Polyethylene, carbon fiber, ... fiber, PBI fiber, PBO fiber, and liquid crystal ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Maxim Peptide Celebrates Second Anniversary Online with an Updated Website and Special Deals Section 2Health News:DressyQuinceanera.com: Beautiful Quinceanera Dama Dresses At Low Prices 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 2Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 3Health News:Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report of Texas Probe into Ethicon Pelvic Mesh Marketing 4Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 2Health News:Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection 3Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Specialty Synthetic Fibers & Glass Fiber Market Poised to Reach $20.1 Billion at a CAGR of 5.2% by 2018 – Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... the review conference on the UN five year plan on AIDS, ... The United Nations has made no bones that the global effort ... which might deter the achievement of the 2010 target. ... global integrated effort that is powerful and well administered to meet ...
... points in the direction that is children are obese by 11 ... revealed in a study by scientists at University College London who ... The results were that almost a quarter had a weight problem ... Jane Wardle, 'Children who joined the study at age 11 and ...
... Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata it was shocking to realize that ... (UV) rays. // The results are that about 85% of the ... About 73% of the people do not go in for a ... take any precaution to protect their eyes from dangers of UV ...
... In a crucial decision taken to delay action on ... not take two senior officials opinion.// ,The FDA is ... the non-profit Center for Reproductive Rights saying science was ... for Drug Evaluation and Research, Dr. Steven Galson, admitted ...
... ministry asked patients suffering from high blood pressure, heart ... as hardening of the arteries // , overactive thyroid ... drugs. This is because there is an increase in ... side effects. Health Canada also asked the patients to ...
... study that was published in Urology Journal BJUI International has ... and almost half of 19-year-olds who have a problem are ... the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Prince of ... questionnaires surveying children who were aged 5 to 19. The ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014  BC Technical, the largest nationwide, non-OEM provider ... Inc., a leading provider of Siemens Nuclear Medicine and ... naming BC Technical as the authorized provider of service ... and BC Technical announced today that the two companies ... as the service and systems provider for MiE,s camera ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014   LabStyle Innovations Corp . ... announced the appointment of Professor Richard B. ... Board of Directors. Prof. Stone brings ... to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, ... governance expert. He currently serves on the board ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument Industry Report, ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) Benefiting from ... China,s orthopedic instrument industry has seen ... rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 to 9.85 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3
... Unsustainable Medicare reimbursement rates for home medical equipment and ... will occur as a result of Medicare,s bidding program ... of the largest metropolitan areas in the U.S. ... Worth, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh, and Riverside, California. ...
... Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST ) today announced that ... cash dividend of $0.17 per share. The dividend will be paid ... 2011. About West West ... delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, and closures and disposable ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Problems Emerge in Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment; Economists Predict the Program Will Fail 2Problems Emerge in Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment; Economists Predict the Program Will Fail 3
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: