I don't support Government's intervention, and/or regulation of how people conduct themselves with respect to overweight and obesity, other than research and making sure products are safe. It's like "Big Brother."
A Democratic lawmaker in…Continue
From the New York Times:
Recent laboratory tests found so much mercury in tuna…Continue
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Are you looking to ease into getting in shape? This 10-week walking schedule can start you on the path to better fitness and health.*
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One more reason for you to create a personal nutritional Management Program at Weight1Minute.
An ad in the January 2008 issue of Entrepreneur magazine exemplifies the profit (or promise of profit) to be made in selling the concept of fatness -- err, "obesity" -- as a disease. Because, you know, if you can convince people there's a problem, you can…Continue
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walking can help people lose weight, especially if they use a pedometer to make sure they are going far enough, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.
People who added 20 to 40 minutes of walking a day lost a small but steady amount of weight, the team at the University of Michigan…Continue
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FITNESS magazines and Web sites love to ask readers about their favorite workout music while presenting their playlists or suggestions from celebrities. Self.com features the “ ’80s cardio playlist,” which includes the short-shorts video classic “Wake Me Up Before You…Continue
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As adult obesity balloons in the United States, being overweight has become less of a health hazard and more of a lifestyle choice, the author of a new book argues.
"Obesity is a natural extension of an advancing economy. As you become a First World economy and you get all these labor-saving devices and low-cost, easily accessible foods, people are going to eat more and exercise less," health…Continue
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CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dieting has fallen out of favor while trying to eat more healthfully is in, a marketing research firm that tracks what Americans consume said on Friday.
Twenty-nine percent of women and 19 percent of…Continue
From the Wall Street Journal:
We're only four days into the new year, but many people may already be stuck, wondering how they will fulfill their weight-loss resolutions. Of late, employers have been getting into the game, paying their workers to lose weight and thereby cut some corporate health-care bills. The results of these programs have been fairly predictable, at least…Continue
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We take many things for granted in this great country. But strategist Donald Coxe warns that the credit crunch and soaring oil prices will pale in comparison to this looming catastrophe. From the National Post:
A new crisis is emerging, a global food catastrophe that will reach further and be more crippling than anything the world has ever seen. The credit crunch and the reverberations of soaring oil prices around the…Continue
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From the Wall Street Journal:
My new year's resolution is to get my two teenage sons back. They've been abducted -- by the cult of Nintendo. I'm convinced that video games are Japan's stealth strategy to turn our kids' brains into silly putty as payback for dropping the big one on Hiroshima.
The trouble began last summer when my sons started…Continue
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Research shows that people who write out specific goals tend to be more successful in accomplishing things, whatever the nature of their objectives. But goals sometimes have a straight-from-central-casting quality: lose weight, exercise more, save more money, etc. They’re nice goals, but are they really the most important ones for you? Goals are more meaningful when they result from your taking stock of where you actually are, which requires you to think about how…Continue
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Another reason to adopt a Healthy Lifestyle. Overweight and Obesity will soon be regulated by the Federal Government.
The cost of not having health insurance in Massachusetts is going up.
When the new year begins Tuesday, most residents who remain uninsured will face monthly fines that could total as much as $912 for…Continue
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