24-hour activity guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits, Singapore News & Top Stories

Posted on Category:Healthy Lifestyle

Guidelines to promote healthy lifestyle habits were launched yesterday after it was found that young people spent too much time on screen viewing, got inadequate sleep and did not exercise enough.

The guidelines give parents and children step-by-step suggestions on how to strike a balance between using devices like phones and laptops, and undertaking more physical activity.

They stem from international guidelines and a KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) survey, which polled 100 parents of children aged five to 14, in November.

The poll found that 43 per cent did not do any vigorous physical activity, while 32 per

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Post food facilities awarded for healthy eating options | Local News

Posted on Category:Healthy Eating

A local group of health experts recently conducted their annual assessment of food restaurants and facilities at Fort Knox with a new outcome in mind.

Picked by Army Pub­lic Health Command to beta test a new way of assessing overall physical health, the team, called the Nutrition Envir­on­ment Workgroup, conducted surveys of several food facilities around Fort Knox based on categories and their availability of healthy options.

“The Army is undergoing an initiative, called ‘Healthy Army Communities,’ with the goal of trying to improve the health of the community that we live in,” said Laura Bottoms, chief of Nutrition Services,

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Can a Divided Nation Make Its Food System More Fair / Public News Service

Posted on Category:Healthy Food
Sustainable agriculture advocate Navina Kahnna says holistic changes are needed to end inequalities in the nation’s food system. (HEAL Food Alliance)

January 22, 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The nation is at a turning point with a new push for unity, and some groups say changing our food system is one crucial step in addressing the divide.

Executive Director of the HEAL Food Alliance, Navina Khanna, said the combination of COVID-19, the climate crisis and political unrest has illuminated the food system’s vulnerability in times of crisis. And she explained that disinvestment from majority-Black neighborhoods, lack of access to land

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Life Time Debuts 23rd Street Athletic Resort, Brand-New Health Club in Flatiron | News

Posted on Category:Healthy Lifestyle

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Life Time, the nation’s premier healthy lifestyle brand that continues to shape the way consumers move, work and live – digitally and physically – is opening a brand new, exclusive health club in New York’s Flatiron district, Life Time 23rd Street, today, December 30.

COVID-19 has turned the fitness industry upside down in New York City, but Life Time, a key player in the industry for nearly 30 years, is forging ahead with its plans to expand in the market starting with Life Time 23rd Street,

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