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Turn New Year’s Resolutions to Rest of Year Goals

on November 20th, 2016 Leave a Comment

“New Year’s Resolution, bro!” That was the reply I received when I asked a friend if he is ready to come to the gym with me. That’s the train of thought for a lot of us dieters around this time of year. The New Year is right around the corner, and that is when we’ll […]

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9 Tips on How to Eat Mindfully for Weight Loss

on November 13th, 2016 Leave a Comment

When it comes to dieting, many people develop an adversarial relationship with food. Dieting often becomes about what you can or can’t eat … with all our favorite (junk and comfort) foods ending up on the chopping block. However, while watching what you eat is certainly important, more experts are pointing to HOW you eat […]

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November is National Diabetes Month

on November 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

According to the National Diabetes Education Program, “National Diabetes Month is observed every November to draw attention to diabetes and its effects on millions of Americans.” The NDEP’s 2015 theme, Diabetes Education and Support: Everyone Has a Role. What’s Yours?, “highlights the need for ongoing diabetes education and support among people with diabetes and those […]

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Cash Register Receipts Linked to Obesity?

on October 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Your cash register receipts are making you fat. OK, that may not be exactly the case — but a chemical used in those receipts as well as many other common items has been found to have a link to obesity and diabetes. The chemical is called endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and it’s everywhere. According to the […]

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Dear Millennials: Eat Less and Exercise More

on September 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Older adults tend to feel that the younger generation has it “easier” than they did. However, when it comes to weight, the tables may be turned. A recent study from York University’s Faculty of Health concluded that for Millennials to maintain the same weight as people in the generation before them, they would need to […]

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Obesity Showing No Signs of Decreasing

on August 6th, 2016 Leave a Comment

A sobering report from federal health officials was released last week in regards to the country’s obesity problem. Obese adults in the country were at 38 percent in years 2013-2014. It is a rise, albeit slight, from the 35 percent of obese adults in the years 2011-2012. What makes this report particularly disappointing is all […]

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Rise in Food Energy Supply Equals Rise in Obesity

on July 25th, 2016 Leave a Comment

The rise of obesity around the world is seemingly running parallel with another global trend that might be directly linked: The food energy supply. Food available for human consumption has seen a dramatic increase in quite a few countries, many of which have also had an explosion in obesity during the same time span, including […]

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The Illusion of Diet Soda

on July 15th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Diet beverages rose in popularity primarily because they contain little to no calories. However, the calories that aren’t being consumed in these kinds of beverages are being consumed elsewhere. According to Dr. Ruopeng An, a University of Illinois Kinesiology and Community Health Professor, those calories are being consumed in the form of unhealthy foods. Dr. […]

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Children Eat Worse at Home than at Daycare

on July 5th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Providing a child with a proper diet is vital for their future health. But what if we told you that daycare and child care centers are feeding children healthier foods than they get at home? That’s what a recent study from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has concluded. Let’s start with why child care […]

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Eat More, Exercise Less…?

on June 30th, 2016 Leave a Comment

Quick: What’s the first thing you think of after you eat a Clif Bar or a bowl of Wheaties? Do you want more? You wouldn’t be the only one according to a recent study published in the Journal of Marketing Research which states that not only will you eat more of these “fitness foods,” but […]

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