The Chia Seed Craze

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Açai berries, wheat grass, flaxseeds, it seems with every year there is a growing list of health food trends. Yet, if you’ve taken a stroll along the beverage aisle or health food section of a natural foods grocery store lately, you may have noticed new products labeled with chia seeds. Raved about for their exceptional [...]

The Ban On Soda In Containers:16 oz – Do you know you just guzzled 1.5 bagels??

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In response to Laura’s appearance on Fox and Friends, Sunday morning hosted by Dave Briggs. Laura debated Mr. Wilson from Consumer Freedom. Some people are asking if Laura is in favor of  a nanny state. She is not in favor of this and shares her views here: Everyone must make changes, both parents and policy [...]

Wait!!! You’re a male with an eating disorder?

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By Dr. Tony Wendorf, Guest Blogger In a culture that values image so much, women may feel a lot of pressure to look a certain way.  Over the last few decades the movement toward valuing “being thin” has progressed at an alarming rate. Eating disorders have also followed suit and increased over the last 10-20 [...]

The Weight of the Nation

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Did you know that 1 out of 5 of kids drinks three or more sugar-sweetened beverages per day, accounting for an extra meal? With Mayor Bloomberg proposing a ban in New York City over sugary drinks and the Disney channel banning junk food advertisements, it’s no secret that America is facing an obesity epidemic. Along [...]