Winter weather just makes us want to stay indoors and munch on snacks all day long. Hey, we do need an extra layer to stay warm, but that doesn't mean we should complete lose sight of our fitness goals. Summer beach bodies are made in the winter, so keep thinking of shorts season as a … Continue reading What Is The Best Way To Burn Belly Fat?
Kids love pizza. But eating pizza could really be slicing into children's overall health, becoming a main contributor in childhood obesity. Between the years 2009-2010, one in five children and about one in four teens in the U.S. had pizza. According to a new study reported by Lisa M. Powell, PhD, those kids and teens … Continue reading Pizza Is A Main Contributor In Childhood Obesity
“Oh, you’re a vegetarian??!!” is the comment I commonly hear. While I changed to the veggie side for a brief stint back in the day, living without chicken always seemed impossible. Until suddenly it was so possible. I am no meat eater. I gave up eating meat somewhere in my adolescence. Hot dogs and sloppy … Continue reading Why become a vegetarian?
More than one-third of American adults are obese. Obesity is caused by poor dietary habits, a lack of exercise, and overall sedentary lifestyle. Many of these habits take root in childhood. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 17% of children ages 2 to 19 are obese in the U.S. While the … Continue reading YouTube Obesity Awareness Video Says Stop The Cycle
Kicking smoking in the butt has been a success for teenagers, but not without picking up another unhealthy habit. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarette smoking among teens has hit an all-time low, but 4 in 10 teens are still texting while driving. Already meeting the government’s Healthy … Continue reading Teens Admit to Texting While Driving, But Have Quit Other Bad Habits
Those interested in health and nutrition know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating a healthy breakfast wakes up the brain and the body so that you can better focus in the morning and your metabolism jump-starts. However, new research disputes the fact that breakfast helps stabilize weight and prevent obesity. … Continue reading Breakfast Won’t Control Weight Says Study
A bowl of cereal is one of the stables of the American breakfast diet. Walk down the cereal isle at your supermarket, and you will see boxes with vibrant colors directing your eye to the cute cartoon character that you know so well with his innocent smile, screaming for you to add to the shopping … Continue reading Crack for Kids: Breakfast Cereals are Mostly Bowls of Sugar