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The Science of Skipping Breakfast: How Government Nutritionists May Have Gotten It Wrong
Health & Wellness  (tags: breakfast, obesity, weight loss, childhood obesity, nutrition, nutrition guidelines )

- 435 days ago -
Researchers conducted a test of the widely accepted notion that skipping breakfast can make you fat. As with many nutrition tips, the tidbit about skipping breakfast is based on scientific speculation, not certainty, and it may be completely unfounded.
America's Eating Disorder: Guess Who Profits From Our Doomed Obsession With Weight Loss?
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, treatment, surgery, weight loss )

- 542 days ago -
Bariatric surgery is the latest medical development in the world of obesity treatment.
Plant-Based Diet Positively Influences CVD Risk in Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: cardiovascular disease, obesity, plant-based no-fat added diet, AHA diet, risk factorsAlternativeMed, children, diet, disease, health, research )

- 615 days ago -
According to Cleveland Clinic research obese children who start a noâEUR"added-fat plant-based diet have potentially beneficial changes in risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
Consumption of Dark Colored Grapes Reduces Body Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ellagic acid, Adipogenesis, Obesity, Liver lipid, Dark colored grapesresearch, AlternativeMed, disease, diet, health )

- 616 days ago -
A new study coauthored by OSU's Dr. Neil Shay suggests that consumption of dark-colored grapes, drinking grape juice or red wine in moderation may help help people manage obesity and related metabolic disorders such as fatty liver.
Study Reveals Cops Are the Most Obese Workers in America
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, nutrition, police, obesity )

- 671 days ago -
Their job is to protect and serve - but it seems some police officers interpret this as an excuse to enjoy too many extra servings at the lunch table. A study has revealed US cops have the highest rates of obesity among any profession in the country.
Poverty, Not Gluttony, Is the Cause of Obesity
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, food, poverty, prices, eating )

- 723 days ago -
For many mired in obesity "slim and healthy" costs money they simply don't have.
Every Kid Healthy...and Ready to Learn - Take the Pledge !!
Health & Wellness  (tags: goodnews, pledge, Every Kid Healthy, Ready to Learn, obesity, children, health, healthcare, food, correct nutrition, illness prevention )

- 760 days ago -
Every child in the United States should be well-nourished, physically active, healthy and ready to learn. Sadly, they're not. One in three kids in this country is either overweight or obese. But they don't have to be. Schools are a big part of the
How to Fight Food-Related Poverty Right Now
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, obesity, poverty )

- 776 days ago -
America's obesity epidemic makes headlines on a near-daily basis, but there are, of course, other serious food-related problems facing America.
What Not to Eat: This Is One Monster Meal!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Americans, obesity, diet, food, Red Robin, health, nutrition, risks, warning, society, humans, illness )

- 787 days ago -
Red Robin's Monster Meal has WAY too much saturated fat and sodium, not to mention two days' worth of calories.
Republicans Don't Gut The School Lunches - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michele Obama, obesity, nutrition, Congress, school lunches, cutbacks )

- 789 days ago -
Our children deserve healthy food at school, not junk food filled with salt, sugar, and empty calories. We urge you reject any attempts to roll back healthy school nutrition standards.
Americans Are Huge: 5 Surprising Reasons Why We May Be Getting Fatter
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, obesity, AMericans, healthcare, disease, safety, risks, research, food, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 948 days ago -
Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight.
The Surprising Reason Americans Might Be Obese, Anxious and Depressed
Health & Wellness  (tags: hygiene, obesity, depression, sanitizers, germs, bacteria )

- 958 days ago -
Do you remember the "hygiene hypothesis" of the late 1990s? It theorized that humans had so over-sanitized their environment with disinfectants and hand cleansers, our immune systems were no longer doing their jobs.
5 Modern Diseases Grown By Factory Farming
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, government, humans, illness, food, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning, e coli, salmonella, mad cow, sick, sickness, CAFO, factory farms, animals, greed, MRSA, Obesity, Cows, Pigs, Chickens, Pork, Beef )

- 1076 days ago -
Industrial agriculture is making us sick. The Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), nutritional scientists, and medical professionals warn against the health risks of concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs)...
We Don't Know What to Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, humans, obesity, health, disease, illness, government, investigation, research, science, society, study, interesting, news )

- 1121 days ago -
If you go to the National Institute of Health's website today, you will find a section on a "Healthy Eating Plan." That plan recommends a diet "low in saturated fats, trans fat, cholesterol, salt, and added sugars, and controls portion sizes."
Soft Drink Habit in Disguise: Commercial Fruit Juice and Smoothies Cause More Harm Than Good
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, health, fruit juice, smoothies, disease, obesity, nutrition, prevention, illness, food, news, research, risks, study )

- 1125 days ago -
We may think that we are giving health a good turn by opting for fruit juice or a smoothie instead of soda pop, but health advocates warn that this in not a sound choice.

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