Navigation Links
Texting Could Help Spread the Word on Teen Health
Date:1/15/2013

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy lifestyle text messages could help improve teens' eating and exercise habits, a new study suggests.

University of Arizona researchers conducted a one-year trial involving 177 teens in order to find out their preferences for healthy lifestyle text message content, format, style, origin, frequency and mode of delivery.

The results showed that the participants liked an active style that referenced teens and recommended specific, achievable habits that were sent from nutrition professionals, according to the study in the January/February issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Many experts believe that current programs to prevent teen obesity have limited, short-lived success, according to study author Melanie Hingle. Such programs rely on nutrition and fitness education programs delivered in schools.

Hingle said new age-appropriate and teen-targeted approaches are needed, and the widespread use of smartphones among teens offers an ideal way to encourage them to adopt healthy habits.

High school students consume an average of 1.2 fruit and vegetable servings per day, which is far below the recommended five servings, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Research also suggests that teens receive an average of 3,417 text messages a month, or 114 tests per day, a journal news release pointed out.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers a health guide for teens.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, news release, Jan. 9, 2013


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Texting in College Classrooms Common, Distracting
2. 1 in 3 Teens Admits to Texting While Driving
3. The Tennessee Car Accident Lawyers at Michael D. Ponce & Associates Alert Public of CDC Survey Revealing Majority of High School Seniors Admitting to Texting Behind Wheel
4. Texting While Walking May Be as Dangerous as Texting While Driving
5. Red wine, fruit compound could help block fat cell formation
6. Pulse pressure elevation could presage cerebrovascular disease in Alzheimers patients
7. Report says new evidence could tip the balance in aspirin cancer prevention care
8. Climate Change Could Be Tough on Seniors Health: Study
9. Could Menthol Cigarettes Pose Even Higher Stroke Risk?
10. Online Tool Could Diagnose Autism Quickly, Developers Say
11. Codeine After Surgery Could Endanger Certain Kids: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Texting Could Help Spread the Word on Teen Health
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The federal court overseeing thousands ... District Court, Southern District of West Virginia has upheld a ... proceeding’s first bellwether trial. In an Order dated January 21st, ... after finding that C.R. Bard had not proven a miscarriage ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Oceanside,CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 For over 20 ... the Oceanside and Vista area has treated just about ... other personal injury circumstances. And for those same twenty-plus years, ... victims of all those injuries with the best possible doctor. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 23, 2015 Recently, Weddingshe.com has added ... and has announced its highest annual revenues in the past ... its popular glamorous wedding dresses. , According to the sales ... wedding dress promotions for them in 2015. This point can ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... As interest in the value of spiritual support ... Rev. Eric J. Hall , president and CEO of ... be the keynote speaker on January 27 at an international ... , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: Innovative and Interdisciplinary Spiritual ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... State Forestry Institute of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in ... support from GEOSYSTEMS, a dedicated Hexagon Geospatial and Intergraph ... Hexagon Geospatial’s ERDAS APOLLO for cataloging, managing, ... point clouds and documents. This effort will enable the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Court Upholds $2 Million Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Verdict Levied Against C.R. Bard in First Federal Bellwether Trial, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Industry Leading Chiropractor in Oceanside Joins the Doctors on Liens Network 2Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 2Health News:State Forestry Institute Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Embraces Hexagon Geospatial Technology 3
... ... management organization, is pleased to announce the donation of $12,260 to the Cystic Fibrosis ... Harrisburg, ... ), a leading quality improvement and care management organization, is pleased to announce the ...
... , , , WHO: Community ... directors, nurses and other community oncology staff, WHAT: ... Technology (HIT) stimulus:, ... records (EHR), ...
... Leaders Amplifies "United We Serve" , , WASHINGTON, June ... a summer of service, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) ... in Baltimore for the inauguration of President Obama,s "United We ... and be a part of building a new foundation for ...
... Maximizes Biocompatibility and Biostabilityin a Bare-Metal Stent , ... announced that it has received CE mark approval for ... , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070206/CLTU213LOGO ... a next-generation cobalt-chromium bare-metal stent. Utilizing a novel ion-based ...
... experience a lower rate of adverse reactions on automated 2-unit ... ZURICH, Ill., June 23 Fenwal Inc. announced today it ... M.D., Ph.D., chief medical officer of the American Red Cross, ... automated two-unit red cell procedures and manual whole blood collection ...
... BERNARDSVILLE, N.J., June 23 Protocol Driven Healthcare, Inc. ... (HRA) Data-Load Process so that organizations can merge historical ... ConXus Profile HRA. , , Organizations may be ... new vendor for fear of losing valuable health information ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:KePRO Employees Make "Great Strides" Towards Cure for Cystic Fibrosis 2Health News:KePRO Employees Make "Great Strides" Towards Cure for Cystic Fibrosis 3Health News:US Oncology Offers Electronic Health Records Informative Webinar 2Health News:US Oncology Offers Electronic Health Records Informative Webinar 3Health News:USAID Brings White House Service Initiative to Baltimore 2Health News:USAID Brings White House Service Initiative to Baltimore 3Health News:CorNova(R) Receives CE Mark Approval for Valecor Platinum(R) Coronary Stent System 2Health News:Fenwal to Host Webinar on the Safety of 2-Unit Red Cell Collections From Young Donors 2Health News:Fenwal to Host Webinar on the Safety of 2-Unit Red Cell Collections From Young Donors 3Health News:PDHI Launches ConXus Profile Third-Party Health Risk Assessment Data-Load Process 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... Blood America, Inc. ( www.cordblood-america.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: ... Proxy Statement, Schedule 14A, with the U.S. Securities & Exchange ... shareholders detailing why a "YES" vote to increase the number ... As we reflect upon the 2014 fiscal year that ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... and BOSTON , January 23, 2015 ... and development company, is delighted to announce that the ... to Miles Congreve (Vice President of Chemistry), ... Malcolm Weir (Chief Executive Officer and co-founder) for the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2015  ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD ... 2014. Revenue for the quarter was $423.0 million, a 10 ... (a 14 percent increase on a constant currency basis). Net ... to the quarter ended December 31, 2013. Diluted earnings per ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 2Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 3Cord Blood America Announces Preliminary Proxy Filing and Details Why a "YES" Vote to Increase Authorized Shares Is Requested 4Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 2ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 3ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 4ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 5ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 6ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 7ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 8ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 9ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 10ResMed Inc. Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 11
... Corp. / surgicalinstruments.com has developed an online ... who perform surgical instrument reprocessing for hospitals and ... pictures and descriptions of a large selection of ... rigid endoscopes, and accessories including video camera heads, ...
... Corporation ("CompCare") (OTC BB: CHCR), a leading behavioral health, ... managed care companies throughout the U.S., today announced that ... March 31, 2012 totaled $17,890,000.  Net income totaled $80,000 ... to announce that CompCare achieved a profit, albeit modest, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Millennium Surgical Corp. Develops Online Sterilization Resource Center 2Comprehensive Care Corporation Announces Profit for First Quarter 2Comprehensive Care Corporation Announces Profit for First Quarter 3
The Precedent establishes a new generation of revision hip stems....
Calcar replacement stems provide options for revision and trochanteric fractures. Revision hip surgery and trauma often require prosthetic designs that replace proximal medial calcar bone loss....
...
...
Medicine Products: