Healthy Thoughts Peak Early in the Week

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While cardiovascular events like high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes have been shown to occur more frequently on Mondays, so do thoughts about health and related behaviors.  A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has found that health-related Google searches have a circaseptan rhythm, peaking on Monday and Tuesday and declining throughout the week. Some public health initiatives have latched onto this day of increased health awareness, such as the successful "Meatless Monday" initiative that asks participants to forgo meat for healthier options on this day of the week. 

Healthy Thoughts Peak Early in the Week
Healthy Thoughts Peak Early in the Week
New research shows that people are more health-conscious at the start of each new week, so health advocates are encouraging everyone to harness the psychological power of Mondays. "These findings show that healthy thinking and behavior is synced to the week, with Monday being the day we're most ...

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