good habit

A behaviour that is beneficial to one’s physical or mental health, often linked to a high level of discipline and self-control
Examples good habits Regular exercise, consumption of alcohol in moderation, balanced diet, monogamy, etc.
Examples bad habits Smoking, drug abuse, gambling, sexual promiscuity, poor sleep hygiene, high fat-, high red meat diet

good habit

Healthy habit Clinical medicine A behavior that is beneficial to one's physical or mental health, often linked to a high level of discipline and self-control Examples Regular exercise, consumption of alcohol in moderation–if at all, a properly balanced diet, monogamy, etc. Cf Bad habit.
References in classic literature ?
These women are taught good habits, books are put where they can get them, sensible amusements are planned for them sometimes, and they soon feel that they are not considered mere scrubs, to do as much work as possible, for as little money as possible, but helpers in the family, who are loved and respected in proportion to their faithfulness.
he exclaimed, teasing them; "so you are going to show the moon-dogs the good habits of the dogs of the earth
Scientists agree that an average person needs at least three weeks to form a good habit.
He paid tribute to His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa for his keenness on maintaining this good habit.
Coun Colin Hay-eld, Warwickshire County Council's portfolio holder for education, said: "Free school meals are a great platform to provide a good habit in eating healthily, understanding more about food and improving learning opportunities.
It is annoying and it's not a good habit to do in common places.
She added: "Getting into a good habit when young can help protect against serious illnesses in later life.
The late winner sealed a vital three points after a scrappy game - and Bates insists that is a good habit to get into.
Over time, the good habit becomes stronger than the bad one and eventually replaces it completely.
We often hear folks bemoan their bad habits, but the above incident shows the power of a good habit.
Most would agree that this is a very good habit, as you should always buckle your seat belt before you crank your car.
After outlining the principles of good habit conservation of good habitat conservation in chapters on the design and management of marine protected areas and strategies for protecting cetaceans to complement and supplement MPAs, the bulk of the text is given over to the status of conservation in 18 marine regions, along with survey accounts of some 500 proposed and operating MPAs in the regions.