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Diet And Lack of Exercise Main Reasons For Dramatic Rise in Diabetes

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.07.2016 | Home
The Conversation Africa

One of the reasons for the increase in diabetes is rising numbers of overweight and obese people. Obesity has primarily been driven by high caloric food intake and people being more inactive.

For the Love of Chocolate, Please Stop Buying Generic Candy

Lydia Craig | Posted 03.12.2017 | Parents
Lydia Craig

Why do people buy fake chocolate? Generic candy is marketed really well. It comes dressed in a cute wrapper/box, and makes your holiday gift look more festive. It's also cheaper. When you buy generic you get a lot more candy for your money.

The Seven Deadly Sins of Stock Trading

Timothy Sykes | Posted 08.06.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

I've been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve financial & investment success. As a teacher, I have students at every stage of the process - from those who are completely new to the trading process to students that have gone on to become millionaires thanks to the lessons I teach.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Menopause

Marcia Kester Doyle | Posted 10.26.2014 | Fifty
Marcia Kester Doyle

We all have them. The secret sins that keep us awake at night and tap us on the shoulder during the day while we try to go about our business.

The Chateau That Sugar Built: Seven Deadly Sins

Frank Browning | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

Aside from the surreal garden walk at Chateau Chaumont this year, there are, as always, the dozens of acres of outdoor sculpture--not to mention the exposition of world famous painters and photographers inside the Castle that Sugar Built.

Everyone's a Biblical Literalist Until You Bring Up Gluttony

Rachel Held Evans | Posted 03.01.2014 | Religion
Rachel Held Evans

Eating shellfish is an abomination, a bare head is a disgrace, gossips will not inherit the kingdom of God, careless words are punishable by hell, guys who leer at women should gouge out their eyes.

Why I Weighed 320 Pounds: Overcoming Emotional Anxiety

Akela Stanfield | Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

Emotions will not always feel good, but I will survive. I also learned that though relationships do not rely on food; they consist of emotional sustenance.

The Deadly Sin You Can Freely Indulge In On Thanksgiving

Salt Lake Tribune | Peggy Fletcher Stack | Posted 11.28.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Even given its oversized plates piled high with mashed potatoes, turkey, homemade stuffing, candied yams, a plethora of vegetables and pumpkin p...

"Scents and Sensibility"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima For nearly three decades, my loyal, intelligent and, let's face it, masochistic readers have said that I stink. This time, they're ri...

Best Burgers in New York

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 07.16.2013 | New York
Patrick McGinnis

New Yorkers, it seems, love their hamburgers. The proof is in the lines.

The Gluttony Project: Semper Fry

El Guapo | Posted 07.14.2012 | Comedy
El Guapo

On the fifth trip up to the buffet, you fight gnawing fatigue like a champ. Your jaw aches. You've unbuttoned your pants with the same single-minded determination of Rocky Balboa asking Mick to cut his swollen eye.

The Link Between Winter And Gluttony | NPR's The Salt | Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

If you feel hungrier as winter draws near, you're not alone. Even though most of us spend our days in climate-controlled offices and homes, our appeti...

How Eating French Fries Is Like Smoking Marijuana

Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

The Lay's potato chip slogan "betcha can't eat just one" may not actually be so far from the truth. Researchers at UC Irvine found that fats in starch...

The Wages of Fear

Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Acosta, LISW, CCH

Viral fear, that generalized anxiety induced and spread by the media in all its forms, is evident not only in advertising but in most television programming.

Sin Map: 7 Deadly Sins Mapped Across U.S.

Wired | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"...A team at Kansas State just served up a feast: maps of sin created by plotting per-capita stats on things like theft (envy) and STDs (lust)."...

Stampedes, Shootings and Bargains

Dwayne Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dwayne Raymond

This morning the news features stories of a stressed economy, but that takes second place to the smashing in of a Wal-Mart door by gluttonous Americans seeking deals on X-Box toys.