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AregM

San Francisco, California
Just a normal guy trying to make healthy choices.
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The French: Getting Fatter and Taller by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss Despite the popularity of Mireille Guiliano's French Women Don't Get Fat, many people now realize that actually the French are fat. But did you know that the French are gettin ... Read on »
For good nutrition, know your fruit by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating You know you should eat a variety of fruit, but do you know why or which ones are a better choice? Here's a quiz: 1. Bananas are an excellent source of potassium. True or fal ... Read on »
Nutrition: A Cardiovascular Argument for Eating Whole Grains by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating It is hard to escape the message that whole grains are good for you. But few Americans put it into practice. By some estimates, fewer than 1 in 10 adults eat three servings o ... Read on »
Health Highlights: May 15, 2007 by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by editors of HealthDay: World Must Take Action Against High Blood Pressure: Study Nearly one bil ... Read on »
Pack extra nutrition into every bite with these expert tips by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating In 2005, the government's revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans introduced the term "nutrient density," which sounds complicated but simply refers to how much nutrition a f ... Read on »
What's Underwear Got To Do With It? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss The clipping displayed below was handed to me by a good friend. She was so annoyed that she ripped it straight out of a magazine (from a waiting room somewhere). The fact tha ... Read on »
Sipahh Straws: Artificial Sweeteners for Kids by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss Sipahh straws are an ingenious invention. Rather than having milk sweetened with sugar, these special straws contain all the flavoring and sweetener within the straw itself. S ... Read on »
Diet Delivery: Rating the Plans by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss Epicurious have compared five popular delivered (prepared) diets. Fresh and whole foods win the ratings. Rankings (from best to worst) 1. Deliciously Yours (formerly eDie ... Read on »
It's What You Eat, Not How, That Counts by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Curbing overeating may have more to do with food choices than with how it's portioned out and eaten, a new study finds. A team at Children's Hospital Boston gave 18 teens a f ... Read on »
FTC says milk ads under fire are ending by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating An ad campaign that suggested milk can help people lose weight is ending, the Federal Trade Commission told a doctors' group that had complained. The Physicians Committee for ... Read on »
Healthy eating program helps slim school kids by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating The kids voted for their favorite vegetables, school cafeteria staff more accustomed to warming up frozen dishes learned how to slice fresh fruit and restaurants changed their ... Read on »
Fruit Juice: Fattening or Not? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss Nutrition advice can be frustrating. It's often confusing and sometimes flat out contradictory. Fruit juice consumption is a perfect example. New research concludes that cons ... Read on »
Body Image: What the Billboards Say by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss A collection of posters and billboards with interesting messages. ....Continued on http://www.diet-blog.com/archives/2007/05/11/body_image_what_the_billboards_say.php Read on »
Study: Young girls more likely to be fat by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating STOCKHOLM, Sweden - As every Western nation struggles with child obesity, the Swedes are puzzled by an unusual blip in the data: Why are little girls more likely to be fat tha ... Read on »
DIET: Thin people may be fat inside by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating LONDON - If it really is what's on the inside that counts, then a lot of thin people might be in trouble. Some doctors now think that the internal fat surrounding vital organ ... Read on »
Breakfast: Bagel vs Eggs by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Weight loss Health magazine selected Lender's 100% Whole Wheat Bagel as one of their Best Breakfasts of 2007. Just last week I happened to browse through a small study comparing eggs and ... Read on »
Teens gorge on fast food even when not super-sized by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating On one day, they ate the meal in the standard fashion - all at once. On another day, all of the food was served together, but in four smaller packages; the point was to see if ... Read on »
Why Do Teens Eat So Much Fast Food? by AregM Posted in: Questions & Answers in Weight loss A small study (published in Pediatrics) shows that teenagers will overeat fast food regardless of visual cues or portion size. The lead study author calls for "fundamental im ... Read on »
Shrek on a diet in McDonald's Happy Meal gig by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating McDonald's Corp. is putting the pot-bellied green star of "Shrek" movies on a diet in a new campaign that features the restaurant chain's apple slices and salads rather than i ... Read on »
Health Tip: Risk Factors for Breast Cancer by AregM Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Eating Although many risk factors for breast cancer cannot be controlled -- such as genetic mutations, age, and family history -- others are associated with lifestyle choices. The A ... Read on »