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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 )

BarbCat
- 32 days ago - actionforhealthykids.org
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 )

Freya
- 47 days ago - yahoo.com
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 )

Carrie
- 59 days ago - nutritionaction.com
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 )

Dandelion
- 61 days ago - credomobilize.com
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 )

Cal
- 219 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Freya
- 229 days ago - alternet.org
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 )

Syd
- 347 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Carrie
- 392 days ago - psmag.com
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 )

Carrie
- 396 days ago - naturalnews.com
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.
High Fructose Corn Syrup: As Addictive As Cocaine
Health & Wellness  (tags: high fructose corn syrup, addictive, obesity, processed foods, diabetes, heart disease, inflammatory diseases, early death )

Brian
- 495 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the most common ingredients in processed foods, HF Corn Syrup has contributed to the wave of obesity sweeping the industrialized world than any other food item. And, it is addictive.
Chris Christie's Weight: Can You Be Obese And Healthy?
Health & Wellness  (tags: news, diet, food, health, obesity, study, protection, prevention, interesting )

Cal
- 621 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When former White House physician Dr. Connie Mariano expressed concern that Chris Christie's weight may make him unfit for office and could be a deciding factor in his potential presidential candidacy in 2016, the New Jersey Governor came out swinging.
The Five Worst Children's Hospital Food Environments
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, hospitals, diet, cafeteria, junk food, health risk, obesity, diabetes, heart disease )

Angelika
- 622 days ago - pcrm.org
Children's hospitals are supposed to help fight disease But many also host fast-food restaurants and cafeterias that seem to go against the hospital's mission to keep kids healthy. Patient menus feature high-fat, meat-heavy items that put children at risk
Please Sign!! PreventObesity.Net | Connect. Organize. Lead.
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, nickelodeon, disney, nutritional guides, children, diet, food, health, prevention )

Tamara
- 636 days ago - act.preventobesity.net
Tell Nickelodeon to follow Disney's lead and set strong nutritional guidelines for the foods and beverages advertised to children via its media outlets.
Working Overtime May Increase Risk of Obesity
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, health, women, research, medicine, humans, diet, study, interesting )

Carrie
- 747 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Do you put extra hours in at work? Do you pick up extra shifts to generate overtime pay? Does the ever-growing pile of work on your desk cause you to stay late or come in early in an attempt to stay on top of things? Do you cut yourself short on sleep...
The Natural Sweetener That Makes People Fat | Care2 Healthy Living
Health & Wellness  (tags: HFCS, corn syrup, genetically modified, fructose, obesity, sweetener, unhealthy, disease, food additives )

Jenny
- 760 days ago - care2.com
Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. When isolated it is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The fructose in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) converts to fat stores...
 

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