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Junk Food Vs Healthy Food by The Healthy Boy Posted Sat 11 May 2013 12:00am Ever wonder what happens to the food that you eat once it digests? Well depending on what you are eating, the internal breakdown and the end result of what that food gets turned into could vary greatly. Junk food is known to digest into the sugar and fatty acids which will, unless you are exercising, store as fat on your body, while hea ... Read on »
Myth Busting: Junk Food is Not Cheaper Than Healthy Food [Plus 4 More Health Food Myths] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 12:46am One more excuse to eat poorly bit the dust as Mark Bittman of the New York Times  took apart the oft-quoted adage that one reason why people don’t eat healthier is because junk food is more budget friendly. He writes, “In general, despite extensive government subsidies, hyperprocessed food remains more expensive than food cooked at ho ... Read on »
Cheap Junk Food or Higher Priced Healthy Food=What’s the Cost? by Cathy Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 4:10pm The economy is difficult right now.  Times are tough.  Housing, gas and food are at an all-time high.  I have a client that gets her meals through a fast food drive thru taking advantage of their dollar menu.  She believes that it is cost-effective and a wise financial choice, however, is it a wise healthy choice? When buying groceries, how m ... Read on »
The Healthy Food That Made Me Sick and the Junk Food That Made Me Feel Better [Can You Use Diet to Cure Depression?] by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Oct 2013 1:05am Can you spot the superfood in this picture? Look closely! Trust me, it’s pretty darn super. Vomit. That’s what you get when you combine two tasty “superfoods” in excess and swallow. By now I should know that anything – from kale juice to Kanye West – taken in excess makes me barf. And yet, there’s been a pin bopping around the he ... Read on »
Junk Food in Healthy Disguises. 5 Foods You’d Never Know Were Bad For You. by Adam Eskin Posted Fri 24 Sep 2010 3:23pm It’s not easy eating clean, especially as food companies get savvier at repackaging junk food to sound healthier than it really is.  The supermarket aisles are full of bogus claims, and even the smartest shopper can be fooled.  Here’s our list of the top 3 foods that people think are healthy but really are not.  You’ll be shock ... Read on »
Reasons Americans Eat Normal Food (Junk Food) by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm 1 Comment Kim Klaverdid a post asking "If "normal" food is so bad for us, why is it so common?" "There are two main reasons. One is that it has more immediate appeal. You may feel lousy an hour after eating that pizza, but eating the first couple bites feels great. The other is economies of scale. Producing junk food scales; producing fresh vegetabl ... Read on »
Why do Americans Eat Junk Food? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Why do Americans eat mostly junk food instead of a healthy meal? We didn't change our eating habits overnight. Imagine what our ancestors would have said about a book titled "In Defense of Food." They would never have believed that food needed defense. Today one of the leading indicators of the fix Americans are in is how quickly Michael Pol ... Read on »
Perks of Junk Food by Laura Patient Expert Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 7:43am Image via Wikipedia Many people when stating their new year make many resolutions. One of the many and most frequent resolutions is to lose weight. The reason being that many people are facing obesity issues, and most of them are to the extent that it is harming their health. When the body accumulates a large amount of fat content, it d ... Read on »
How to Get Your Kids to Want to Eat Healthy by Susan H. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 6:49am Guest Post by Lior In a fast-paced world, it is hard to get kids not to opt for fast-food cuisine. It seems no matter what the age of the youngster, fast foods always top the list of favorites when it comes to the menu. It is important, though, to try and set a healthy lifestyle at a young age, and this means a lot of work for the parents when ... Read on »
Lack of Sleep Leads to Unhealthy Food Choices by A4M Posted Sun 01 Sep 2013 10:08pm Posted on Aug. 29, 2013, 6 a.m. in Sleep Diet Junk Food - image from Shutterstock A sleepless night makes us more likely to reach for doughnuts or ... Read on »