Food and Health, Kids

To test my son's hypothesis of satiety for his science fair project, each volunteer ate as much as they wanted until they felt full and the amount was recorded. To ensure that each volunteer was hungry and to avoid bias each volunteer was not allowed to eat 2 hours...
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

The focus for the 2010 Dietary Guidelines is to battle our obesity epidemic. Obesity is crippling us as a nation financially and it is impeding the progress of students, workers and families. Here is the morning transcript of the introduction as well as links for more.
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

The research keeps going in one direction in our opinion. That is, the data is consistently showing that diet and exercise are so important for better health to avoid the debilitating chronic illnesses that keep most Americans from enjoying their golden years and causing a huge amount of money spent on healthcare dollars every year.
 
Food and Health

Do you know how much sugar is in soda, breakfast pastries, fruit yogurt, sports beverages and chocolate bars? You might be surprised when you see actual photographs of serving sizes and the amounts of added sugar, fat and sodium they contain. There is good news in our game though...
 
Food and Health

Holidays are just around the corner.  With so many stressors in life today, this is the time to take some time for yourself….and find out what truly relaxes you.  Whether you find it relaxing to read, write, garden or do yoga, the key to a healthy mind and body is...