During the study 176 children, aged between 9 and 11 years, were randomly split into three equal groups and were shown artificially created, but realistic, Instagram pages of popular vloggers A new study now highlights the negative influence that social media has on children’s food intake. The new University of Liverpool research, published in Pediatrics, shows celebrity endorsement and television advertising of unhealthy foods increases children’s intake of these foods. However, children are increasingly exposed to marketing through digital avenues, such as on social media, and the impact of marketing…Read More
How to Deal with Psyhocological Stress – a Gift of the Digital Era?
Twitter feed, Snapchat, Facebook status, emails, selfies, Instagram – welcome to the life of every 20-something around the globe! Digital age has really taken a toll on people, haven’t it? Today, life is all about a constant barrage of information that have created and nurtured a phenomenon called FOMO (fear of missing out). Nobody wants to feel left out and that is what the race is all about. It was not really that long ago when bus or train commuters used to stare out of the windows with wandering eyes,…Read More
One-third of the Population of the World is suffering from Lifestyle Diseases, are You?
The more we as a human race are evolving, the bigger list of problems seems to come our way. The adage, “science is a slave or the master?” is being better answered for the worst and turning our heads away from the reality that is looking right at us wide-eyed; will only bring doom to the humankind and sooner. Cell phones, laptops, cigarettes, and alcohol are those lifestyle blunders humans commit on a regular basis, thereby cutting the very branch they are cosily sitting on. Falling from which won’t just…Read More