Why Healthy School Lunches Are Important

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) serves approximately 30.4 million lunches daily to children in more than 100,000 schools across the nation. For many children, the food they get at school is the only healthy meal they will eat all day. By improving school meals, we are providing vital nutrients to growing minds.

Is Food Addiction Real?

There is a huge stigma attached to being overweight. We often don’t give obese people the same sympathy we give to someone battling other addictions, like gambling or substance abuse.

Young Adults Are Eating Their Hearts Out, Literally!

A new study conducted by the University of Bristol Medical School has found that being overweight appears to be affecting the actual structure and function of hearts in young adults. Ultimately, this could lead to future generations being more at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Does Using a Smaller Plate Actually Help You Lose Weight?

One “trick” you may be familiar with to avoid overeating is using smaller plates to serve your food and control proportions sizes. But according to recent research, smaller plates don’t help you eat less when you’re hungry.

The Fizzling Out of Soda

Restaurants in Baltimore have recently banned sodas and other sugary drinks from kids’ menus throughout the city. So that begs the question. Is maintaining good health a personal choice or is it up to legislators to help facilitate?

How Being Skinny Fat Can Make You Lose Your Mind

Have you ever heard someone refer to another person as “skinny fat?” If you are not familiar with this oxymoron, skinny fat essentially means that a person looks skinny but actually has a body with little muscle and a high amount of fat.

Health is Our Greatest Wealth. But Are the Wealthy Making Us Unhealthy?

How many of you have seen a huge, gorgeous home and thought that it may be the root of many of our health problems?

Caught on Camera: How This Embarrassing Snoring Video Changed My Life

This video below of me snoring is not pretty! Neither are the pictures of what I looked like when I used to snore.

If You See Me, Ask Me If I Am Happy Before You Ask Me What I Do For A Living

Have you noticed that among the first two or three questions someone asks when they meet you is what you do?

The Crazy Connection Between Flies and Obesity

Perhaps some of the biggest health concerns for individuals who are morbidly obese include an increased risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke, complications from diabetes and cancer.

The Ripple Effect of Weight Loss in Marriage

There’s no sugar-coating the obesity epidemic in America.

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