Nutrition In The News
Here’s news you can use…
Be careful about what you read, see and hear in nutrition news…and, sometimes, don’t believe it! High fructose corn syrup is not the same…don’t be deceived! Watch this
- Sure, sugar is sweet – but not to your body. In fact – it’s TOXIC! Check out these articles:
- And the video that has sparked a nationwide alert – Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Watch it here
- Employer-offered wellness programs and health screenings continue to grow in use as employers address the cost of healthcare and employee productivity. If your place of employment doesn’t offer a program, call us to inquire how we can bring the many benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle Secrets program to your work site. Read more here
- A quick tape measurement of your waist is a very effective indicator of your overall health…even in teens.
- Healthcare laws are changing, and employers are looking for ways to cut their benefits costs. Biometrics offer critical data when evaluating employees’ health…the same biometric body fat analysis Healthy Lifestyle Secrets uses!
- Wellness programs work – especially when you have the support of your employer! Read more here
- Americans do not get enough daily protein in their diet. What are the ramifications? Start with weight loss. Read more here
- Fast food for our children to accommodate our busy lives…do you know what you are really feeding them? Read more here
- Give your antioxidant levels a powerful boost with a healthy serving of blueberries. They are not only an excellent source of antioxidants but also offer multiple health benefits. Read more here
- Dr. Michael Roizen, chief medical consultant on “The Dr. Oz Show” and co-author with Dr. Mehmet Oz on the best-selling “You: The Owner’s Manual” book series, says “If we can motivate people to take control of four factors, not only will they be healthier, we can make this country more competitive.” What are they? Read more here
- Kindergartners in the U.S. are more obese than ever, putting them at the risk of serious health problems for life. Read more here
- Broccoli and spinach are not often a teenager’s favorite fare! Although diets rich in fruits and vegetables can help control weight and lower risks of chronic diseases, most teens are falling far short of the recommended daily levels. Read more here