Obesity

How To : Pronounce the English word "obesity"

Today's word is "obesity". This is a noun which means excessive fatness. For example, you can say, "During the past 20 years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States; about two-thirds of American adults were considered overweight in 2006."

How To : Control Your Child Obesity

It seems that Obesity in children is due to many causes however genetic cause is still the most important factor at all. The child may inherit the obesity character from on of the parents or grand parents. The second cause of obesity is still eating fast foods. since they con ...more

News : MSG Is the Ultimate Healthy Flavor Hack

Hear me out. No, really. Before you sharpen your pitchforks and give me anecdotal evidence of your Chinese restaurant syndrome, I think you need to know a few things about monosodium glutamate. First of all, it's a naturally-occurring chemical compound that can be found in any ...more

News : 15 Healthy Hacks for Losing Weight

We've covered a variety of life perks, short cuts, and cheats (35 to be exact), but what about your health? Neatorama has compiled a list of "tricks" to staying healthy and keeping off the pounds. Click through for all fifteen weight loss hacks; my five favorites below. 1. D ...more

How To : 9 Surprisingly Toxic Foods

Tin cans have resin linings that contain bisphenol-A (BPA), which has been linked in animal lab testings to a number of ailments that include reproductive problems, heart disease, and obesity. Tomatoes are high in acidity, which means that the content of canned tomatoes eats a ...more

How To : Lose Weight The Correct & Healthy Way

Obesity has ballooned into a worldwide epidemic. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.3 billion adults will be overweight and 700 million will be obese by 2015. Over 20 million children are overweight today. The reasons for these distressing figures are common knowle ...more

How To : Lose Stomach Fat in 10 Steps?

As our lives grow busier, we get secluded in our indoor activities, consuming all types of fatty junk food and what not. Obesity is a very obvious yet unfortunate outcome of our unhealthy living standards. With it comes the predictable rush towards efforts to lose weight. Cons ...more

Today's Tidbit : Want to Be Happier? Don't Eat Junk Food

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that motivates us to engage in rewarding activities such as eating and sex. Animals without dopamine stop eating and starve to death. Certain drugs are able to activate dopamine receptors, and, as revealed by brain scans, meth heads, cocaine add ...more

How To : Lower your high blood pressure

If your blood pressure is 140/90 or higher, you need to get it down! The good news is that many of the steps you can take are painless, and some are downright enjoyable. You Will Need * Potassium-rich foods * Red wine * A pedometer * Dark chocolate * A pet * Spirituality Step ...more

How To : Gain weight and stay healthy

With the world being obsessed with obesity; where does that leave the polar opposite? Malnutrition should be equally important. In this video from the Youth Health Alliance, the concerns of the under weight person are addressed. After watching, you'll have a basic understandin ...more

News : Take Action! Sign the Child Nutrition Act!

The United States is plagued by a growing epidemic, Child Obesity. While children need to be educated in the home about nutrition and the power of good foods vs bad foods, it is also important that the educational institutions they attend also uphold these same goals. Please s ...more

How To : Avoid Diabetes

Diabetes is a well known metabolic disorder occurs due to disturbance of insulin level in the blood leading to high glucose level which has a very serious impacts on our body To Avoid Diabetes; You Have to Do Four Things you should have excellent control on blood glucose leve ...more

How To : Remedy acid reflux

Sick of that burning, persistent, acid sensation? With a couple of easy steps, you can put your stomach at ease and boost digestive health. You Will Need * A healthy diet * Water * Cumin * A healthy weight * A doctor Step 1: Avoid fried foods Avoid fried foods, like French fr ...more

News : Alice Waters and Her Edible Schoolyard!

Oh Alice Waters and her magical Edible Schoolyard! Back in 1994, Alice Waters and King Middle School principal Neil Smith, worked with the community to refurbish their 1930's cafeteria kitchen into a wonderland of food education. The kitchen along with a one acre garden was th ...more

How To : Put your child on a diet and keep them healthy

Childhood obesity is becoming a national epidemic. If we don't improve what our kids eat soon, the next generation will have a significantly shorter lifespan. Instilling good eating habits when kids are young makes it much easier for them to stay healthy as they grow older. Yo ...more

How To : Feed picky children

Every mom struggles with trying to ensure her kids get enough to eat and that they eat the right foods. We hear and read so much today about childhood obesity but in our house it is sometimes a struggle just to get the kids to eat. If you have a picky eater you know what I am ...more

News : 20 Worst Drinks in America

So your mom may have told you not to spoil your appetite with that chocolate chip cookie you were eating before dinner, but did you ever think about what that energy drink your sipping on looks like in terms of its sugar content? The article "20 Worst Drinks in America" takes ...more

News : Alice Waters and the Spirituality of Food

Watched this great interview with Alice Waters this morning and had to share. Alice speaks about the spirituality and morality behind food and her slow food movement. The transparency of her passion is inspiring. Happy Eating!

Next Page
Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest