Monday, February 08, 2016

The HealthGal's Posts

Is Your Brother, Not Your Mother, Influencing Your Weight?

A recent study suggests that siblings may have a greater impact on your weight than your parents.  Previous studies suggest:


Improve Your Eating Habits With These Key Questions

The Economic Research Service at USDA has compiled some information regarding current eating habits in the U.S.  We do appear to be eating better, or at least trying... Read moreChevron

Fast Food Brands Offer Lighter Options for School Lunches

With the new school meals' Federal Guidelines, one has to assume that some fast food makers would figure out a way to make the grade.  After all, consider what’s at stake: Thousands of school lunchrooms... Read moreChevron

Broadway Inspires a "Rocky" Hard Body

When it comes to motivation and weight loss, goals do a body good.  Typically, an event like an upcoming wedding or anniversary, or if your child is having a Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration, or maybe it's a class reunion that fuels the desire for a leaner, more svelte torso, or toned arms.  Though health should be a real inspiration, I think... Read moreChevron

Latest Obesity Headlines

Here's a round up of some recent obesity-related news:


Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Newly Diagnosed Patients

With diabetes rates soaring, especially lifestyle-related diabetes type 2, health care professionals face telling a patient some rather upsetting and distressing news, when they Read moreChevron