Things have gone incredibly well. Beyond my wildest dreams. It's hard to believe I had major surgery three days ago.
Few foods are always bad or always good; it's fine to indulge in dessert sometimes, of course. So the researchers were curious: Would a more balanced message reduce that backfire effect of the negative messages?
Biological factors, inadequate access to healthy foods, a decline in physical activity in schools and the unregulated marketing of fattening foods are among the drivers of a worsening epidemic that requires a coordinated global response, the report said.
Yeah, he said that last night at a rally in Des Moines, specifically addressing "the school-aged kids" in the audience. Cute, right?
How many times did you try a diet and lose weight, only to gain it back again? You probably did see short-term success, but it didn't last. Am I rig...
In her landmark book Learning to Breathe Fire: The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness, former New York Times columnist J. C. Herz notes that Gold's Gym has statistically identified February 7 as the "Fitness Cliff," when checks in at the gym take a steep drop.
It's about time. America has been a target for almost every intellectual writer the last decades. They have followed the mainstream and willingly criticized America without inhibitions. Enough is enough - here is a positive and very honest article about America for a change.
We each have an opportunity and responsibility -- as parents, children, friends, neighbors, business owners, employees, tax payers, citizens, and Americans -- to push the government, food industry, media, restaurants, cafes, schools, and workplaces, and everywhere else we eat, away from the bad and ugly and toward the good.
The new year is a popular time to curb post-holiday temptations -- and often it's our self-control that lets us down. These five tips will help you sit through cravings, whether it's reaching for an extra helping or the office cookie jar.
Apparently, caring about kids' health is another position that just won't fly in an election year.
The current guidelines recommend that Americans consume a "healthy eating pattern" consisting of more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and limiting added sugar, salt and saturated fat.
By embracing and delivering on a commitment to improve nutrition, companies can also open up business opportunities. The costs of not doing so are dire. The food and beverage industry stands at a critical crossroads -- it is time it assumed its rightful place as a catalyst for a healthier world.
A more straightforward and less puzzling way to tip Americans towards limiting added sugar would have been to provide a recommendation such as: "choose drinks that contain no added sugars (most of the time)" and "eat sweets and desserts infrequently."
What's great about this list is that you can get some quick gratification from working some of the easier tasks, while tracking your progress on the long-term goals that will help you change your habits over time. Here's my prescription for a healthy, kidney-friendly 2016!
When I saw Oprah on my TV screen, once again touting the benefits of weight loss (albeit now through the much healthier Weight Watchers plan, rather...
Clinical medicine can treat patients when they are sick, but public health provides an opportunity to prevent disease and poor health. But too often, medical students don't get to learn about public health, or how to use it when they become doctors. That means many of today's students aren't learning about health care in a broader context.