Bestselling author Dr. Mark Hyman had a special on PBS last night called “The Blood Sugar Solution” discussing the diabetes and obesity epidemic in this country. He points to what I’ve been pointing to for a long time now, diet is so important. A good diet could lower your medical bills and expenses and while exercise is important, diet is a bigger issue than lack of exercise. It’s a better way to address the root causes of chronic illness.
Health experts in the United States are proposing a new tax to combat the consumption of sugar and other sweeteners. Continue reading
Have a look at some stats about you! A worldwide look at obesity…just in time for Thanksgiving! Check it out below. Click to enlarge. Continue reading
Cause you need to know…
What is high-fructose corn syrup?
High-fructose corn syrup is a mixture of fructose and glucose (both types of sugar) that is considerably sweeter than regular table sugar. As is suggested by the name, HFCS usually contains more fructose than glucose, and can overwhelm the body’s ability to process it. Continue reading
There is no denying that childhood obesity is an American epidemic, an epidemic that accounts for thirty-three percent of children. Ensuring that children are more active and inspired to live a healthier lifestyle is paramount but a child’s developing psyche and body image is also vital and often overlooked. Continue reading