This is a great article with sound advice on how to help your kids – and maybe you – cut the sugar habit. Some good facts, good pointers but one really solid, absolutely essential bit of advice at the end which stings: change YOUR own behaviors. Let’s face it- kids do learn from us so
A recent study, linked below, addresses the different attitudes and lifestyle choices of those who are thin vs those who are dieting to be thinner, we presume. The study’s press release has a few unaddressed issues I want to address. For example, what are the BMIs of each group? Also, since the subjects all volunteered
It came out last year or so that eating cholesterol-rich foods ain’t as bad as they once thought. Now this says an egg a day won’t kill you…but the bacon, well, they just don’t know yet: http://www.healthcanal.com/blood-heart-circulation/heart-disease/70334-high-cholesterol-diet-eating-eggs-do-not-increase-risk-of-heart-attack-not-even-in-persons-genetically-predisposed.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+healthnewshc%2FOxfp+%28Health+News+from+HealthCanal.com%29
How is it possible for one food item – in particular, nut oils – to virtually do what so many drugs portend to do? How can nuts do so much for so little without so much as a side effect other than, oh, say, a little more healthfulness without pharmaceuticals. It would be great if
Everyone kind of knows that getting started and keeping going with an exercise, or diet, program is the hardest part. Even though I encourage all newcomers to just start small – like 10 mins/day of walking – or changing one part of one’s daily diet – like cutting back on soft drinks by either eliminating
It happens every year around this time, as people wallow and wail about their having fallen off the wagon of fitness, diet, and even health: The infamous if not ridiculously self-abnegating New Year’s Resolution to do better this next year. It does not have to be this way, of course, and we all know it.
The latest controversy, which we’ve seen played out over the past 30 years, comes to you from two doctors: one, a pediatrician, the other a researcher in weight management. The former wrote in the NY Times; the latter wrote in an exercise science newsletter. The former used a lot of research to stand on his
Much has been written about dieting, exercising, or combining the two for effective weight loss. Many a book, and many an author, have pretended to know the answer for the vast majority of those carrying excess weight. While some of these sources have gained wt in the process – made tons of moolah – few