Fighting for black health progress is not mutually exclusive from the overall fight for making black lives matter. In fact, it might just be as pivotal to the overall movement as systematic equal opportunity and justice.
Brand-new research reveals that whether a child is normal weight, overweight, or obese at age 5 is hugely indicative of weight at age 50. If a child is obese at age 9, the correlation is even greater; at age 15, it's still worse. This extraordinary finding means that trajectories of weight gain starting at age 5 can be linked through ages 9 and 15 all the way to middle age.
The truth is that weight loss is a journey that looks a lot like a bumpy ride, and that every woman who successfully loses weight and keeps it off has to overcome challenges that are not often talked about. Let's take a closer look at six of them.
When it comes to habit change, two of the most important factors for success are simplicity -- you don't want to burn yourself out with a complex system -- and flexibility -- you don't want small mistakes to completely derail good progress.
Gummy vitamins in moderation won't hurt too bad, but it won't make you immune to sickness and doesn't give you an excuse to skimp out on your daily fruits and veggies. Eat a balanced diet, stay active and wash your hands frequently for your best, healthiest self.
You've Been Programmed To Think You Can't Lose Weight! The media has an enormous influence on your thoughts around weight loss... You have billboar...
By 2030, more than 60 percent of the world's populations will live in cities. This creates an enormous food system challenge, particularly when you consider that most of the urban growth between now and 2030 will occur in Africa and Asia.
We thought we would put together some of our favorite foods that deliver a similar taste/texture to cheese and other dairy.
The subsequent years can bring childbirth, raising children, and your kids departing for college, leaving you feeling lonely. Some adults find they are single again later in life. Life is full of changes. We need to learn the coping skills so food does not become your companion during sad, stressful, or happy times, and alcohol does not become your self-confidence.
After eating gluten-free for a few months, I realized that my body simply performed better without so many grain-centered carbohydrates. It wasn't particularly about the gluten in them.
We are less than 30 days away from the opening of the Universal Exhibition in Milan, an incredible opportunity for Italy, for world tourism, to learn about the global challenges of food security and healthy nutrition through worldwide best practices.
As a nutritionist, I am a big believer in working to improve our bodies -- as well as our minds -- for optimal health. Here are 10 easy tips to incorporate into your life this spring. I hope you can give some of them a try, if you are not already practicing them.
We're in the midst of an obesity epidemic that is contributing to chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes at never-before-seen rates. Have you ever wond...
In this year's appropriations process, we have a simple message: Providing a safety net is not only morally right but fiscally responsible. This is especially true of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children.
For those who don't know, that's really what the whole Blue Zones idea is about: a characterization of the lifestyle, behaviors, culture and environment of those populations around the world that live the longest and the best. They have the most vitality and the least chronic disease.
Did you know that the word diet derives from the Greek "diaita"? Meaning "way of life." Dietetics has existed since the days of Hippocrates in Greece...
According to Diane Bailey, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, owner of The Conditioning Classroom in Colorado and co-author of Eating S...
Taking back our kitchens and embracing the act of cooking real food is probably the single most important thing that any one person can do to create a healthy, sustainable food system. It is also a magical alchemy that transforms individual ingredients into ambrosia and pleasure.
There is no debate you can improve your health by improving your diet. You may think cutting out unhealthy foods is the main way to do so. Certainly...