"Americans throw away almost as much food as they eat because of a "cult of perfection", deepening hunger and poverty, and inflicting a heavy toll on the environment.
Vast quantities of fresh produce grown in the US are left in the field to... Read more
"After 250,000 years of evolution, humans became a healthy, well-nourished species with a long life expectancy. In only 30 years, things have gone catastrophically wrong, with epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes, unchecked by current polici... Read more
"Humans are not bomb calorimeters, of course, and we don't extract every calorie from the food we eat."
"Even if the calorie counts themselves were accurate, dieters like Haelle and Nash would have to contend with the significant variations... Read more
"Now, we're talking about a much bigger serving size: 55 grams. This new-and-improved Cheerios iteration delivers 7 grams of protein and 17 grams of sugar at this enlarged serving size.
To compare the two, I adjusted the original Cheerios n... Read more
Reebok announced that it'll no longer be selling soda at its headquarters. Why? Here's President Matt O'Toole,
"The goal for us here at Reebok is simple - to be the very best fitness brand in the world and to inspire everyone who touches ou... Read more
The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends limiting the amount of added sugars you consume to no more than half of your daily discretionary calories allowance. For most American women, that's no more than 100 calories per day, or about 6 te... Read more
"The industry gave more than $96,000 to Council candidates in 2014 and 2015. That's not quite as much as it contributed in the two years before the 2011 elections, when Nutter was actively pursuing the levy, but it is still a sizable pot.
A... Read more
"About half of the total U.S. population eats less than 1.5 cups of vegetables a day. And a whopping 87% don't reach the recommended minimum goal of 2 to 3 cups a day."
"#2 Veggies can help you lose pounds without dieting.
Research has... Read more
This article is a must read!
"In the end, the low fat diet had a strongly negative effect: When subjects were on it, they burned 325 fewer calories per day. That is, their metabolism slowed dramatically compared with ... Read more
"Here are the five studies you need to read to understand the scientific evidence for whether eating too much sugar causes obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. The evidence isn't bulletproof, but some public health researchers argue it's... Read more
"Most diets are destined to fail because they are too strict and don't have enough fat in them, says Harvard University nutritionist Dr. David Ludwig. Traditional low-fat diets, in which fats are replaced by carbohydrates and sugars, fuel a vici... Read more
"In March 2016, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston will launch a clinical trial (Fecal Microbiota Transplant for Obesity and Metabolism) to study the impact of gut bacteria on weight. By transplanting the intestinal bacteria... Read more
I just found out this weekend that my dad is on insulin to treat his type 2 diabetes. I'm really bummed by this news.
My grandpa died at 77 from liver and kidney failure after two triple heart bypasses, and being a type 2 diabetic for over... Read more