Randoms-Research Shows Phones Causing Obesity, Benefits from Intimacy

Yep, your food delivery driver is sampling your food …A new survey found that 20% of respondents say they suspect that their food delivery driver has eaten some of their food. And it seems they have reason to be suspicious. They survey found that 28% of delivery drivers confessed to sampling from an order on occasion. 54% said they just couldn’t resist the smell of the food. Maybe that’s why 85% of consumers want restaurants to use tamper-resistant labels. (The Ladders)

Is your phone making you fat? New research has found that using your smartphone for more than five hours a day can increase your risk for obesity by 43%. People who were on their phones for five-plus hours a day were also twice as likely to drink more sugary drinks and eat more junk food. They also exercised less as well. (Runner’s World)

A hotel in Colorado just offered up the best pairing ever …puppies and Prosecco! Yep, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Denver is turning the upcoming National Dog Day (August 26th) into a three-day celebration. From Friday, August 23rd to Monday, August 26th, if you book a night in one of the hotel’s luxury suites you can sign up for thePuppies and Prosecco Package, where you and three other people of your choosing can spend an hour sipping on bubbly and playing with 6 to 10 puppies. All the puppies are available for adoption, and 50% of the proceeds from the packages will be donated to Lifeline Puppy Rescue, a local no-kill rescue for young puppies. (Time)

Doin’ it is good for your mental health …A new survey asked respondents to reveal the benefits they got from intimacy, and it seems that the mental health benefits are even more important to people than the physical benefits.

Here are the results:

  1. Strengthens their relationship with their partner -- 49%
  2. Puts them in a good mood -- 45%
  3. Helps with stress -- 43%
  4. Helps with sleep -- 33%
  5. Helps improve mental health -- 25%
  6. Gives them more confidence -- 20% (MindBodyGreen)

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