Do you know what you are supposed to eat to be healthy? The FoodPyramid has now been replaced with MyPlate, an icon which emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy food groups. The new icon will be used in messages to illustrate healthy eating based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans released this... Read more
That’s true, right? Too late for what though. Well, actually I can think of plenty of things where it COULD be too late to do something about the current situation, but weight loss is not one of those.
If there is still anybody out there reading these posts, you may have noticed that I’ve seemingly dropped off the... Read more
Depending upon where you live, the answer will vary. Just like different insurance plans may have exclusions of coverage for weight loss-related programs and treatment, so do the insurance plans provided for by state Medicaid programs.
As part of the Strategies to Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance, the George Washington... Read more
Has anybody ever said that to you? Or statement something similar, starting with:
if you only lost weight...
if you changed your diet...
if you exercised more...
I haven’t had friends or family say these things to me, but I have had doctors say something similar. My gynecologist once said that I was killing myself by... Read more
Lately my body acts like it is missing an essential mineral or vitamin, or something. It believes somehow that sugar is vitally important in maintaining optimal health and wellness. Sugar, yes, that substance which is found in hard candies, cookies, coffee (I must have sugar in my coffee), and a recent donut. I must have... Read more