Quick question – do you know how many calories you consume each day? You’re hardly alone if you don’t know; many people would be hard pressed to give an accurate answer. Unfortunately, this isn’t a problem that can be taken ...Read More »
Tag Archives: Weight Gain
Is Your Commute a Drag on Your Health?
Many people reading this article are well familiar with extended commutes to work. Whether you’re driving a car or taking public transportation, spending hours each week traveling to and from your job can certainly be a mental drain. It isn’t ...Read More »
What’s Behind the Spike in Thyroid Cancer Rates?
Despite decades of research and billions of dollars spent on finding a cure, cancer still remains one of the biggest threats to the health of Americans. In the year 2010, only heart disease was responsible for more deaths in the ...Read More »
Work and Weight: Don’t Let Your Job Add Pounds
Ever struggle with a thickening waistline after taking a certain job? You’re hardly alone; many workers must contend with extra pounds after spending day after day chained to a desk. Working a sedentary type of job, however, doesn’t mean that ...Read More »
Six Important Nutrients for Seniors
It’s no secret that aging presents the body with various challenges, ranging from declining mental sharpness to thickening waistlines to increasingly stubborn aches and pains. As if seniors didn’t have enough to be concerned about, age also makes it more ...Read More »
Why Nutrition Labels Might Get a Makeover
Virtually every product we purchase at the grocery store has one thing in common – a nutrition label. This isn’t a coincidence; the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 mandated that products carry labels with specific information, such as ...Read More »
Five Surprising Triggers for Weight Gain
Weight gain is usually attributed to a combination of poor diet and lack of exercise. For most people, an expanding waistline can indeed be blamed on these two factors. This isn’t true for everyone, however; despite getting regular physical activity ...Read More »