August 21, 2014
How to Pack a Healthy School Lunch
Source: American Heart AssociationPacking the kids’ lunches for school means you know which nutritious foods they are eating – unless they trade or trash their lunch instead! Here are some budget-friendly, creative ideas to keep kids happy and healthy at lunchtime…View Full Article
Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)-Track and score diet and physical activity and receive tips for healthy changes.-Get assessment on daily food intake and physical activity.-Find out if you’re eating enough fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk of chronic disease.-Calculate results on weight, body frame size, Body Mass Index (BMI), waist to hip […]
August 14, 2014
How to Measure Your Waist
Source: University of California, BerkeleyHow do you measure your waist? Sounds simple enough, but it’s not always obvious where your waist is. Posture and other variables can affect the reading, so here are some basic guidelines to follow: View Full Article
August 12, 2014
Weight Loss Products #1 in Fraud
Source: University of California, BerkeleyWeight-loss products are the leading type of consumer fraud in the U.S., according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Millions of Americans fall for these scams each year. The marketers typically promise substantial, rapid, no-effort weight loss without dieting or exercise—guaranteed. The only thing you’re guaranteed to lose, however, is your […]
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