The conventional medical wisdom treats obesity as a factor for increased risk of heat disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer and other chronic conditions. It’s not true.
Obesity is a serious public health concern that science has not been able to control. This video shows a promising experimental treatment that may pave the road toward an effective treatment in humans.
In part 2, Dr. Susan Katz, of the Oregon’s Physicians For Social Responsibility outlines some basic steps to avoid consuming products containing obesogens, along with a list of chemical resources.
A flurry of new scientific evidence suggests that certain chemicals we are being exposed to from our environment and in the food we eat, may also be a major contributor to the obesity problem.
In a land where people wore jeans, boots, and rancher hats all year round – I stuck out like a sore thumb. And I didn’t give a damn. 10 miles east of Melstone, Montana, a stiff wind barreled into my path. The air was hot – yet it felt fantastic. Excerpt 11.
I wanted to get a close look at food production within the city limits. Urban- and community-based farming is growing in popularity at an exceptional rate. Excerpt 6.
November 14, 2010 Healthier for Domino’s maybe, but not for you – Domino’s increases the amount of cheese used on a pie by 40% and sales go up. Underlying the new campaign: Dairy Management – “…a marketing creation of the United States Department of Agriculture…”. Complete article via NYTimes.
There has also been close cooperation with the food industry in research into fortifying and enriching food products which might simplify school feeding in schools which lack space and food preparation facilities.—USDA National School Lunch Program History America was founded upon a set of ideals. None more inspiring than the notion through hard work and […]
February 09, 2010 Let’s Move!, the new initiative that was kicked off today at the White House by first lady Michelle Obama, Will Allen (Growing Power), Judith Palfrey (president of the American Academy of Pediatrics), and Willis “Chip” Johnson, mayor of Hernando, MS. The purpose of the initiative and website is “to solve the epidemic […]