Diet & Weight Loss

Physical Activity

Current statistics show that there are too many of us, including a large number of our youths and elders, seem steadfast on avoiding moving our muscles. The National Institute of Health pointed out that about one in four adults have what is referred as a sedentary lifestyle. For these types of people, leisure activity barely, if ever, contains vigorous or even moderate exercise.

Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet has received considerable attention from the scientific community over the past several years, and for good reasons. Between 1958 and 1970, nutrition researcher Ancel Keys surveyed the eating patterns of people living in eighteen areas of seven countries. Keys, who founded the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene at the University of Minnesota in 1948, pioneered the investigation of the relationship between diet and chronic ailments such as heart disease and cancer.

BMI (Body Mass Index)

I’m sure you’ve heard that obesity is on the rise in America. So just how fat are Americans, anyway? Researchers reported average BMI (Body Mass Index) statistics for men and women.

Key To Losing Weight

Are you sick of those stupid ads that claim to help you have a simple tip to lose weight? Seriously, stop it internet. Instead, use your brain to trick your stomach into eating less.

obesity genes

What is your reaction when you get out of the shower, look in the mirror, and see yourself naked? Most Americans probably think, “thank God we wear clothes,” or maybe you think to yourself that you really need to lose some weight. Where does that extra padding come from? What are the different factors that add up to contribute to the state of our bodies—how much we weigh or how healthy we are?

What is Protein and Why Your Body Needs It

What is Protein
You probably already know how important protein is to your body, mostly in terms of…

Which Foods Contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)?

GMOs Foods
Are you eating genetically modified foods? Which foods contain genetically modified…

Risk of Heart Disease 33% Lower in Vegetarians than Non-Vegetarians

risk hospitalization from heart disease is 33 percent lower in vegetarians
The risk hospitalization from heart disease is 33 percent lower in vegetarians than…

Are Americans Being Plump up Like Farm Animals?

American obesity and hobbies
Have you noticed that American waistlines are getting bigger and bigger? Does it seem…