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British potato farmers demonstrated outside Parliament in London to banish the term “couch potato” from the Oxford English Dictionary.
Nutritionist Jonny Bowden, M.A., C.N.S. offers some compelling commentary and thought-provoking ideas on his blog, in his posts, “Expensive to Eat Healthy?” (Monday, May 9, 2005), “The Single Biggest Error People Make About Nutrition” (Thursday, June 9, 2005), and “Is Being Overweight Healthy? The New JAMA Study (Sunday, May 15, 2005). (Ah heck, just read […]
Oh goodness, this new sugary development has got to take the cake, if you’ll pardon the worn-out pun. Makers of chewy candies are now targeting fitness enthusiasts by stoking some of their sweet nibbles with vitamins, ginseng, caffeine, and even guarana, the Associated Press reported. Indeed, at the recent All Candy Expo (where you certainly […]
Colorado Supreme Court ruled that under certain conditions, hypoglycemia or low blood sugar can cause “involuntary intoxication”.
Back in 1998, I adored cookies, especially chocolate chip. But even before I started saying no to cookies, candies, and cake (on doctor’s orders) for the sake of my health, I never condemned others, especially beloved fictional creatures, for shunning cookies—especially in an article that thousands would read. So I’m simply appalled that certain fellow […]
On April 21, the American Diabetes Association announced that it was receiving a multi-million dollar three-year gift from large soft drink producer Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages to fight obesity and diabetes in America. Then, nearly a month later, the ADA’s top medical official told a reporter that sugar consumption has nothing to do with diabetes. […]
When I learned that Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell vetoed a bill that would have banned most soft drinks and junk food from Connecticut schools and add 20 minutes of exercise outside school, I was simply appalled. It seems to me that her excuses just aren’t convincing. Rell, a Republican, allegedly rejected Act Concerning School […]
Americans think that drinking diet sodas helps them lose weight, right? Well, a new study examining eight years of data on 1,550 Americans found that the diet soda drinkers gained weight rather than lost it. The findings took the researchers by surprise, especially the fact that the risk of later becoming overweight or obese increased […]
Type 1 diabetics who keep their blood sugar levels close to normal can cut their risk of cardiovascular disease by about 50 percent and their risk of heart attack and stroke by 57 percent, a new study finds. And these results are much better than those achieved by cholesterol or blood pressure drugs, researchers reported […]