Still Smoke?

If you are still smoking, hopefully today’s post will inspire you to quit.  The good news is that fewer people are smoking and more than 3 million American smokers kick the habit every year.  In the last 45 years the percentage of those that smoke has been cut in half.  People are getting the message […]

Children Are Influenced By Parents Weight

Children with parents who are a normal weight are three times more likely to have a normal weight than children whose parents are overweight, according to a study by UK researchers at the UCL Department of Epidemiology & Public Health. The study shows strong parental influence on children’s weight. Results were based on info from […]

New Study Suggests Timing of Sleep Linked to Weight

“Early to bed and early to rise” is good advice as far as your health is concerned according to a study from the University of South Australia. The study tracked bedtimes and wake times of 2,200 Australian participants, ages 9 to 16, along with comparing their weights and use of free time over four days.  […]

The STOP! Technique

If you want to quit smoking or some other unhealthy or unproductive habit but have been unsuccessful, here’s something that might help. The problem lies in your self-image embedded in your subconscious mind.  The good news is that you can change it.  Here is a simple technique to reprogram your subconscious mind to eliminate any […]

Why Do We Choose Mega-Calorie Junk Food?

Salads are nice, but burgers are what really sell. Even though people say they want healthier food choices at fast food and other restaurants, when they actually order, it’s not the healthier options that they choose, but the burgers and fries and many even opt for the mega-size versions.  The government is pushing for restaurants […]

Diet Pills and Supplements

When people become frustrated with a lack of results from their weight loss efforts, some resort to using diet drugs or fat loss supplements.  However, you should be aware that there are serious risks associated with their use.  The autopsy results for ex-NFL player and film star Bubba Smith, who died in 2011, were released and the […]

Man Cannot Live on Antioxidants Alone

A study done by researchers at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania concluded that the top source of antioxidants in the average American diet comes from coffee.  In fact, there was really no runner up as nothing else even comes close.  Black tea came in second place but it was beaten by coffee by almost […]

The Case for Veggies

What do bok choy, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kale have in common?  They are all classified as cruciferous vegetables.  They contain vitamins, minerals and other compounds which have consistently been shown to benefit our health.  In fact, a review of the research showed that over 70% of the studies found a link between the consumption […]