When you feel sad, frustrated or stressed this week, blow off some steam with a 30–minute exercise session.
One study offering all-you-can eat chicken wings found that participants whose leftover bones had been cleared away ate 34% more than diners whose remnants remained at the table.
How to know if your child is at a healthy weight?
What is body mass index (BMI)?
What are the health problems that being overweight could cause in a child?
What can be done at home, in school, and in the community to help keep children from becoming overweight or obese?
The reprieve comes just in time for Washington’s WIC Nutrition Program, which had only enough remaining funds to operate the program statewide until Oct. 9.
When shopping, pick up non-perishable foods first, followed by refrigerated/frozen items, and deli counter items last.
Make sure you’re purchasing food that is fresh, the sell-by date is current, and that it has been kept at the correct temperature.
Short bursts of less than 10 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise were associated with lower BMI and lower risk of obesity.
Low intensity exercise, on the other hand, whether of short or long duration was not associated with a lower BMI or risk of overweight/obesity.
School districts across the country are demonstrating a range of improvements in terms of nutrition, exercise and tobacco policies.
Did you know that you can train your taste buds to enjoy less salt?
Louisiana and Mississippi had the highest obesity rates – more than 34 percent of the adult population in both states was obese — while Colorado had the lowest rate at just over 20 percent.
Try to kick your soda habit this week.
Choose water with a squeeze of citrus, unsweetened tea, or 100% fruit/vegetable juice instead of a soft drink to save calories and reduce your hunger.
The FDA explains what the “gluten-free” label means in this Consumer Update
“While we expected to see higher prevalence than earlier estimates based on self-reports, we were surprised to see how high obesity prevalence was among those with a disability.”
How can you stay healthy as you age? A new report looks at the steps you can take to reduce your chances of illness, disability and injury.