In recent years, obesity experts, in conjunction with Obstetrics and Gynecology experts have revised weight gain recommendations during pregnancy. The revisions came in light of obesity trends as well as the impact of a mother’s excess weight on the growing fetus, delivery outcomes, and the health destiny of a child. It's well known... Read more
It may be time to take a page from the United Kingdom playbook of nutrition. Action on Sugar, a UK campaign group recently released a study that highlighted the average nutrition components of energy drinks sold in the UK. It noted the drinks have 20 teaspoons of sugar in every 500 millileter serving, and a hefty dose of... Read more
You’ve been told that you need to be a dedicated food label detective, identifying ingredients that may be contributing to health concerns and specifically obesity. So you've looked on the label to decipher the ingredients, searching for trans fats, added sugars, sodium, and saturated fats.
Weight Loss With a Little Help From My Friends
I'm more of a little help from my friends kind of person, a, "two heads are better than one" type. I am willing to both give and receive social support as these, I believe, are components of success. I... Read more
Foods That Make Us More Hungry
If you are trying to lose weight you probably will do at least some research and come up with a list of things you need to do, and a list of things you shouldn't do. Even if trying to maintain an already healthy weight, you may still come across similar... Read more