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The Obesity Epidemic In my Physician practice of Nutrition at 3200 Sunset Ave in Ocean NJ,  I see children, adolescents and adults with overweight, obesity and super morbid obesity. It is indeed an e ...
Apr 05 2009 6:04pm
Stress is now a buzzword Stress. Everyone has it, from the unassuming grandma down the lane to the hardcore exec barking orders at the wait staff over his cell-phone conversation. It's reached epidemic proportions, and the ...
Apr 27 2008 7:51pm
A New "Fat Tax" Is Gaining Momentum Recently, some heavy hitters in health research and obesity prevention have stepped up support for a new form of sin tax that is gaining momentum toward a "Fat Tax" in which a levy of 1 cent per oun ...
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Sep 20 2009 8:42am
I don't think upping the tax on soft drinks alone will do much. However, it may help with ... more
Sep 25 2009 6:36am
Yoga as an Adjunct to Cancer Treatment Article Title: Yoga as an Adjunct to Cancer Treatment By: Deborah Crooks While the billions of dollars spent on cancer research each year have yet to yield a cure, yoga practice is being accepted ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
The Obesity Rate is Obese Americans are larger than ever. Trust for America’s Health, a research group that focuses on disease prevention, has documented the round-belly-growth in their latest report on each stat ...
Aug 27 2007 10:11pm
Live healhtily lifestyle. Decipline yourself, do more exercise and eating diet meal. It ... more
Apr 21 2009 7:27pm
Dealing with the Dreaded "C-Word"...Constipation Constipation is an epidemic in this country. Abdominal distension, straining during bowel movements, hard stools and the feeling of unrelenting fullness after a bowel movement are all signs of constip ...
Sep 01 2007 8:02pm
Report: More than 5 million living with Alzheimer's More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, a 10 percent increase since the last Alzheimer's Association estimate five years ago -- and a count that supports the long-forecast d ...
Mar 20 2007 12:27pm
Obesity in Children Leads to Early Signs of Heart Disease Researchers say that children who are obese or at risk of obesity show early signs of heart disease, much like obese adults with heart disease. Today, childhood obesity is a major epidemic in the U. ...
Oct 30 2007 12:12pm
Turn Off the TV and the Radio As much as I love television, movies, and music, sometimes it's important to take a break from it. If you are constantly bombarding your brain with stimulus and input, you are actually creating more s ...
Jun 30 2007 1:52pm
Let's End Childhood Obesity Let's work together to end the epidemic of childhood obesity. It is scary and sad how ignorant so many kids are about nutrition, which is reinforced by societal modeling. I think restaurants have a ...
Jul 10 2007 4:24pm
I am not for taking PE out of school, but I am VERY much in favor of making it productive. ... more
Aug 23 2007 9:57am