Could health education help combat childhood obesity? That question is what Tabitha Blasingame of the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital sought to answer in her paper. On determining whether or not health education could contribute to better food and lifestyle choices, she discovered that it very well could.
Public health experts worry about the effects of ‘fat acceptance’ on our well-being and the costs of chronic weight-related ailments.
Ms Belshaw, who suffers from the guttate form of psoriasis, credits her vegan, gluten-free and mostly raw diet for helping her keep her condition under control which she has suffered from since she was 13 years old.
If you thought that buying organic fruits and vegetables was a waste of money, you might want to think again. Test results released by the FDA have shown the presence of a neurotoxic pesticide known as chlorpyrifos in samples taken from more than 300 different foods.
Doug Schmidt, 59, is a teacher in Rochester, New York, who suffered a near-fatal heart attack 10 years ago prompting him to become vegan, switching to a plant based diet. He has since lost 60 pounds and is off all heart medications and inspiring others to take control of their health, and has recently been […]
One of the most straightforward steps you can take to improve your health in the New Year is to give up soda. The problem with soda stems from its high sugar content, particularly the liquid high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) variety, and, in the case of diet, its artificial sweetener content, among other issues. Research […]
A team of scientists from Imperial College London pulled together all the world’s available population studies that document fruit and vegetable intake. The ninety-five studies included two million people. Their findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, suggest that disease has an inverse relationship with nutrition.