While many Americans have two or three jobs on a daily basis, there are at the same time many people who are left outside of the daily working and soc...
While lots more needs to be down on a policy level -- subsidizing fruits and vegetables, capping oversize portions, taxing soda and junk food, and limiting food marketing to children -- there are lots of things YOU can do to keep from becoming an obesity statistic.
It's time we joined our Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and started leveraging health solutions at the site of greatest opportunity: the individual. Mindfulness can unlock this vast and under-utilized health resource. So what is mindfulness?
How medical professionals like Dean Ornish are still advocating a low-fat diet is beyond my comprehension. Even if we forget about the ginormous failu...
To "cure" obesity we to end our obsession with policies for facilitating weight loss. Rather, we need to commit to enabling all Americans to experience the benefits of healthy living.
"I know plenty of people that weigh more than me, and they don't have any health problems. I might be fat, but I'm doing fine." This is a refrain I h...
Here are six ways I lost weight during the holidays (and have maintained my weight loss every holiday since):
The echo from most parts of the world is that "America is a country with the very best and the very worst." This article is about the very worst.
Twitter has recently added the ability to create polls in its latest update and I have taken full advantage of this new feature by fully engaging the public on both current events and some of the greater dilemmas of our time.
All three of these women consulted doctors multiple times. All were given the same diagnosis: obesity. If you would just lose weight, they were told, your symptoms will go away. This kind of misdiagnosis happens every single day.
The solution is to educate ourselves and give real attention to what we are eating. Knowledge of nutrition can save you time, and money, and certainly your health.
Increasing physical activity without losing weight will not likely improve these patients' lives. To improve their health and quality of life, it is important to exercise every day, eat healthy food and, most importantly, lose some weight.
Yes -- you could just go ahead and build your first idea. Hire people, build a fancy site, buy stock...but guess what? Best case, a mountain of your cash and time goes up in smoke before you discover your niche. Worst case, you waste all that and discover nothing.
I was somewhat startled, and quite concerned, to learn directly from the source while sipping coffee together, that my wife was confused by the latest...
Future reports (and their press releases!) must be more nuanced than meat/sunlight/fresh air causes cancer. Policymakers and, by extension, their constituents, need to be able to trust the WHO as the best source of information available.
Recent headlines serve as a sharp reminder of why we must continue to call on Congress to make physical activity the easy choice for all Americans.