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Put down the smartphone, be healthy over the holidays


Last updated 12/24/2017 at 7:51pm

MUNCIE, Ind. – Putting away the smartphone, iPad and other electronic device may be the first step to enjoying a healthier lifestyle during the holidays, Jagdish Khubchandani, a member of the Global Health Institute at Ball State University and a physiology and health science professor, said.

His study found that excessive technology use and professional stress were predictors for lack of adequate physical activity and a decline in healthy eating.

“The increasing use of electronic media has an influence on the time spent by Americans on living a healthier life and practicing healthier...

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