Tag: health

About 75% of Consumers Eat Fish Because It’s Healthy

Americans and Brits are increasingly saying "I'll take the fish," according to new research from Cargill. In its latest Feed4Thought survey, Cargill found that, over the past five years, 44% of American and British consumers surveyed had added more fish to their diets. Poultry came in a close second, followed by beef and pork.

Sporting Goods Stores Helping Customers Walk to Improve Heart Health

"Walking can be a wonderful way to get exercise. But do you ever wonder if you're moving briskly enough to benefit your heart? There's a quite a difference between a leisurely neighborhood stroll and a purposeful gait when you're late for the bus. Now, new research suggests that a pace of about 100 steps per minute qualifies as brisk walking for many people, reports Harvard Health Publishing."

Most Americans Believe Synthetic Supplements Should be Labeled

Trust Transparency Center released the results of a new survey finding that most Americans prefer natural dietary supplements over synthetic and think synthetic supplements should be labeled as such.

68% of Fit Consumers Willing to Try Products They See in the Gym

According to a study conducted by +Kam, 84% of fitness-conscious Americans would still work out even if they could be fit and healthy without doing so. This is up from 76% when the same question was asked in 2017. The survey, which polled over 1,100 members of Generation Active, was commissioned by Zoom, the exclusive advertising and health content provider for the nation's largest health clubs. Zoom defines Generation Active as the over 100 million Americans who exercise at least twice a week.

Optometrists to Promote Children’s Eye Exams for New School Year

Parents want to give their children everything they need to do well in school, but often one thing gets overlooked: eye exams. This back-to-school season, The Vision Council, an organization dedicated to inspiring better vision for better lives, encourages parents to be proactive about their children's eye health and schedule a comprehensive eye exam with an eyecare provider, long before their first important classroom exam.

Help Your Grocery Clients Promote The Items That Boost The Bottom Line

With the grocery sector only expected to grow by about 1% this year, forward-thinking operators need to advertise high profit-margin lines to see a big sales boost. Here’s what winning retailers are doing.

85% Of Women Worry Their Hands Look Too Old

Nestlé Skin Health announced today results of the 'Face Your Hands' survey showing the majority (78%) of women ages 40 and older wish they could change the way their hands look. Additionally, 60% reported they have actually taken steps to hide their hands because they are self-conscious about the way their hands look, and nearly 2 in 3 (63%) women are interested in having a non-surgical cosmetic procedure or treatment to improve the appearance of their hands.

More than Half of Parents Care More about Their Child’s Dental Health than Their Nutrition

Parenting can sometimes feel like an uphill marathon, particularly when it comes to enforcing proper oral care habits with your child. According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, parents are more likely to say getting their child to floss regularly (45%) or brush their teeth (37%) is challenging than they are about getting their child to make the bed (30%) or to complete homework on time (25%).

35% of Retirees Don’t Know What Their Vision and Dental Insurance Options Are

If you're retired or getting ready to be, odds are you're unsure how you're going to get vision insurance. That's according to a recent survey commissioned by VSP Vision Care. A combined total of 332 retirees and pre-retirees participated in the survey.

56% of Americans Have No Idea How to Lose Weight

While 85% of Americans say they know how to eat right, more than half flunked a basic quiz on dietary facts and weight loss. The MDVIP Fat IQ Survey, conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, reveals contradictory behaviors relating to obesity and weight management and explores deeper motivations that may stimulate lifestyle changes and offer Americans a higher probability of losing weight successfully.

77.1% of Adults Don't Meet Healthy Weekly Physical Activity Guidelines

"Only 23% of American adults meet leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) guidelines, according to new research data from the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics, reports Club Industry. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that those between the ages of 18 and 64 engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity every week. Only 22.9% of adults currently meet these guidelines, according to the new data released on June 28."

80% of Americans Don’t Meet Hydration Health Standards

Corporate wellness is a nearly $8 billion industry in the United States. Yet new research conducted by Quench, a leading provider of filtered water systems, finds that most American employees don't readily consume, on a daily basis, the one resource that is largely available, very inexpensive, and vital to health and productivity: water.

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