HABIT

Over 60% of Americans Trying to Break Unhealthy Pandemic Habits According to a ValuePenguin.com Survey

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

According to a recent survey by ValuePenguin, over half of Americans picked up habits they are trying to kick before heading back to the office.

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  • According to a recent survey by ValuePenguin, over half of Americans picked up habits they are trying to kick before heading back to the office.
  • 61% of Americans are trying to break unhealthy habits developed during the coronavirus pandemic.Namely, 30% cite too much screen time, 22% cite poor eating habits and 21% cite sleeping too much or too little.
  • The good news is about two-thirds of Americans (65%) developed a healthy pandemic habit that they plan to continue.
  • The most common habits consumers will continue are frequent hand-washing, staying connected with loved ones and remaining home when sick.

Fresh Tri Introduces Evidence-Based Diabetes Prevention to Its Habit Formation Software

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fresh Tri, the company that helps people build healthy lifestyles, announced today the integration of diabetes-prevention habits into its habit formation software, also called Fresh Tri.

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  • SILICON VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fresh Tri, the company that helps people build healthy lifestyles, announced today the integration of diabetes-prevention habits into its habit formation software, also called Fresh Tri.
  • Through its partnership with the CDC, Fresh Tri has incorporated best practices of the DPP into a catalog of easy-to-practice behaviors within the Fresh Tri app.
  • By integrating these new diabetes-prevention habit practices, Fresh Tri is adding new ways for Walmart Associates to take care of their health.
  • Fresh Tri uses a simple, positive approach based on brain science of habit formation.

New study in Journal of Behavioral Addictions demonstrates effectiveness of Sharecare's digital therapeutic for mindful eating

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 2:15pm

For some individuals, this occasional bad habit can become all-consuming with consequences that can trigger chronic conditions.

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  • For some individuals, this occasional bad habit can become all-consuming with consequences that can trigger chronic conditions.
  • New research published in Journal of Behavorial Addictions demonstrates the effectiveness of Eat Right Now, an app-based program from Sharecare (Nasdaq: SHCR) that taps intotwo basic cognitive tools curiosity and awareness tohelp people make positive changes in their eating habits and relationship with food.
  • Developed by renowned neuroscientist and addiction psychiatrist Dr. Jud Brewer, Sharecare's executive medical director of behavioral health, Eat Right Now previously has been shown to reduce craving-related eating by40% .
  • Study participants used Eat Right Now for eight weeks, completing its core training modules and utilizing the mindful eating craving tool when they experienced food cravings.

It Works! Shares How to Incorporate Self-Care into a Daily Routine

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 3:07pm

prides itself on providing results-driven, easy-to-use products that give consumers unlimited opportunities to achieve body confidence while making self-care a priority.

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  • prides itself on providing results-driven, easy-to-use products that give consumers unlimited opportunities to achieve body confidence while making self-care a priority.
  • is sharing five ways to effectively incorporate self-care into a person's daily routine:
    Get Your Circulation Going -Get into the habit of being active every day.
  • At It Works!, we know that sometimes, simple adjustments to your daily routine can change everything.
  • We deliver product solutions that are backed by science, simple to incorporate into your existing routine and that truly work!

Inner Vice - New study looks at the role of personality and emotions in the development of compulsive habits

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - 10:40pm

Analyzing data collected from 12,259 people who took the Emotional Intelligence Test , PsychTests' researchers compared people who engage in compulsive habits ("Habit-Engagers") to those who don't ("Habit-Resisters").

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  • Analyzing data collected from 12,259 people who took the Emotional Intelligence Test , PsychTests' researchers compared people who engage in compulsive habits ("Habit-Engagers") to those who don't ("Habit-Resisters").
  • PsychTests study also revealed that:
    59% of Habit-Engagers are very sensitive to criticism (compared to 20% of Habit-Resisters, a difference of 39%).
  • Compulsive habits are compulsive for a reason - because you keep doing the same thing and expecting a different result."
  • staff is comprised of a dedicated team of psychologists, test developers, researchers, statisticians, writers, and artificial intelligence experts (see ARCHProfile.com ).

New Survey Reveals How COVID-19 Has Changed Snacking Habits and What Americans Now Seek From Their Snacks

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

A new survey, conducted by California Walnuts in May in partnership with Kelton Global, explores snacking behaviors and how snacking habits have shifted due to the pandemic.

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  • A new survey, conducted by California Walnuts in May in partnership with Kelton Global, explores snacking behaviors and how snacking habits have shifted due to the pandemic.
  • However, compared to a year ago, more Americans are trying to eat healthier snacks (32% vs 25%).
  • Americans are placing an emphasis on how their eating habits are impacting their health and prioritizing healthier snack options.
  • Snacking is not declining, but snacks that keep you fuller, longer can help control weight gain.

Mastercard, Mercado Libre, Common Cents Lab, and IDB Join Forces to Improve Financial Resilience among entrepreneurs and gig workers

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

While the pandemic has upended our personal finance habits, small changes in our routine can make a big difference.

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  • While the pandemic has upended our personal finance habits, small changes in our routine can make a big difference.
  • Common Cents leverages research gleaned from behavioral science to create interventions that lead to positive financial behaviors.
  • Besides loans, grants and guarantees, the IDB conducts cutting-edge research to offer innovative and sustainable solutions to our region\xe2\x80\x99s most pressing challenges.
  • Founded in 1959 to help accelerate progress in its developing member countries, the IDB continues to work every day to improve lives.\n'

Financial Empowerment Startup Goalswell Announces the Closing of a $1.5 Million Seed Round

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

At a time when close to 70% of Americans do not have enough to retire and student debt exceeds $1.7 trillion, financial empowerment is more important than ever.

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  • At a time when close to 70% of Americans do not have enough to retire and student debt exceeds $1.7 trillion, financial empowerment is more important than ever.
  • Founded in March of this year and based in Pasadena, California, Goalswell seeks to help high school and college students develop healthy financial habits by leveraging the latest insights from behavioral science and cognitive psychology research.
  • "Goalswell goes beyond teaching students financial literacy and actually helps them discover their own habits and behaviors will lead them to financial success.
  • "\nAs a result of the seed round, Dan Goldstein, a renowned computer scientist and cognitive psychologist from Microsoft Research will also join the Goalswell board with Mr. Nikou and Mr. Yuan.

Global Food & Beverage Sweeteners Market Report 2020-2025 - Strategic Partnerships and New Product Development to Stimulate Growth Opportunities in the Sweeteners Space

Friday, April 23, 2021 - 4:15pm

Drastic changes are to be made to eating habits and proactive measures need to be adopted on a consistent basis.

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  • Drastic changes are to be made to eating habits and proactive measures need to be adopted on a consistent basis.
  • Avoiding sugar is one of the first steps taken by consumers in their effort to eat healthier.
  • The global sweeteners market is highly competitive with participants excelling in their own product segments through both organic and inorganic growth.
  • Choosing the right mix/blends is the need of the hour in the sweeteners industry for an effective and successful formulation.

US shopping habits changing dramatically as Americans try to reduce food waste

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 12:32pm

The focus is clearly on the food sector to demonstrate it is doing all it can to reduce the amount of discarded food.

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  • The focus is clearly on the food sector to demonstrate it is doing all it can to reduce the amount of discarded food.
  • By comparison, less than a quarter (22%) said it was consumers' responsibility to reduce food waste by changing their own behaviors and shopping habits.
  • It also highlighted the growing number of Americans who take ethical considerations into account when buying their food.
  • Graeme McCracken, managing director at Proagrica, says: "Food waste has become a major issue on the national agenda and this research shows that Americans are changing their shopping habits accordingly.