Misconceptions around the effectiveness of obesity interventions

When it comes to reducing obesity, evidence shows that changing food environments is more effective than measures that try to educate or change the behaviour of individuals. https://media.nesta.org.uk/documents/changing-minds_about_changing_behaviours_Xi5X9RC.pdf

10 ideas for a healthier day

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What do YOU want to learn about?

Hello there. Besides loving health, behavior change, learning about the microbiome, how we (people in this planet) can eat better in order to prevent disease, I’m also a teacher. I teach digital marketing, as well as yoga. aooouuhhhmmmm ๐Ÿ˜‰ And I do love teaching. Be it something that’s really easy for me, or something thatContinue reading “What do YOU want to learn about?”

4 strategies from disease and behavioral experts to help you minimize the spread of the coronavirus

Why is it so hard to stop? Face-touching rewards us by relieving momentary discomforts like itches and muscle tension. These discomforts usually pass within a minute, but face-touching provides immediate relief that eventually makes it a habitual response that resists change. https://www.businessinsider.com/4-ways-to-stop-touching-face-minimize-spread-of-coronavirus-2020-3

Hey, Fitness Apps, Stop Shaming Us While We Social Distance

App notifications can be helpful reminders to keep moving and maintain your fitness routineโ€”in normal times. These are not normal times. https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2020/03/hey-fitness-apps-stop-shaming-us-while-we-social-distance/

How can governments use behavioral science in fighting coronavirus?

Principles of behavioral public policy suggest that if you want to encourage the desired behavior, you should make it easy, attractive, social and timely. In the case of coronavirus, a desired public behavior is to obey rules of hygiene and not to panic. https://www.aa.com.tr/en/latest-on-coronavirus-outbreak/how-can-governments-use-behavioral-science-in-fighting-coronavirus/1766815

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