When we were growing up our moms told us to eat our fruits and vegetables. We would have to sit at the table, with no chance of leaving to play, until our plate was devoid of these strange foodstuffs. Oh what worse torture could a mother bestow upon us than this! But now that we’re older and wiser (hopefully!), we understand that mom loved us and her intentions were pure. She was just looking out for our health. READ MORE
We never found the “weapons of mass destruction”, but unfortunately the “weapons of mass expansion” are ubiquitous in our society. Fast food eateries and restaurants are everywhere and, according to surveys, people are eating at them more than ever. Changing lifestyles account for much of this increase. For example: READ MORE
Why More Problems with Weight Now?
The obesity epidemic has occurred over the past two to three decades. Genetics have not changed, nor has individual responsibility waned that much over this relatively short period of time. Consider these changes during the past 30 years that are probably responsible: READ MORE
A lot is made of New Year’s resolutions. Most of what I read and hear is somewhat cynical about their lack of success. Allow me to put a more positive spin on this long-standing, annual tradition. READ MORE