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Aug 31, 2018
Obesity is a sad fact of life in North America -- so much so that it has been called a “western disease.”
It’s also a disease of inequality—obesity disproportionately affects different...
Aug 14, 2018
Most of us understand “exercise is important.” But when it's time to actually exercise, all kinds of more important things pop up. Maybe it’s a late-running business meeting or call. Maybe it's the next...
Aug 6, 2018
For many of us, “dietary fiber” conjures up images of bran muffins, granola, and breads. While these foods contain valuable fiber, many are very high in carbohydrates. So what’s a dieter to do? How do we...
Jul 25, 2018
The lights are out. The room is quiet. But the sheep you are counting are having a rave party and will not cooperate. When you finally fall asleep, you awaken periodically throughout the night. And when...
Jul 17, 2018
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), US obesity rates are higher than ever. This is a major health problem because excess weight damages the body. From Type 2 diabetes to heart disease to...
Jul 9, 2018
Everyone remembers their first time…
Was your first time consuming a whole hot pepper a “pepper...
Jul 3, 2018
Sugar is… everywhere. And as rates of diabetes and cancer skyrocket, experts are sounding the alarm. According to the American Heart Association, women should consume no more than 25 grams of sugar per...
Jun 26, 2018
Many people in modern society live an unhealthy lifestyle. That fact is no longer in doubt. What...
Jun 15, 2018
When you hear the term “fasting,” do you picture Gandhi bravely undertaking one of his 17 hunger fasts to bring attention to his cause? Or do you think of it as a necessary part of certain religious...
Jun 4, 2018
It’s the buffet at our favorite restaurant. The dumpster in back of the local grocery. It’s our plates and compost bins that runneth over. Food waste is a sad and largely unavoidable fact of life. At a...
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