Tag Archives: Food

fruits and veggiesPesticides on fruits and vegetables is nothing new.  A healthy diet includes lots of fruits and veggies and the benefits typically outweigh the risks of the threat from pesticides.  Here's a link to an excellent article listing the "Dirty Dozen", twelve fruits and vegetables to be wary of for the excessive use of pesticides, and the "Clean Fifteen", fifteen fruits and veggies that are given the thumbs up on low pesticide risk..
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childhood obesity20-25 years ago, were we having any discussion about childhood obesity?  Our "too-busy" lifestyles today have led so many of us to look for ways to conveniently do everything, including meals.  Video games, tv, smart phones all provide wonderful distractions for children who used to go outside to play so getting daily exercise wasn't a problem. Here's an interesting article on how adolescent bariatric surgery can help " reverse previously undiagnosed cardiovascular.
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If you ever catch yourself sitting in a car at a gas station or even just on your couch in front of the TV with empty boxes of pizza and donuts in front of you then you know what binge eating is all about.  The feeling that the amount of food matters a lot more than the type or taste of food that goes in your mouth means that you are falling into mindless eating.  This leads to unwanted inches around your hips, thighs and.
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