Monthly Archives: February 2018

Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity continues to be a problem in the U.S. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/02/26/587985555/no-downturn-in-obesity-among-u-s-kids-report-finds

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Exercise

Exercise and physical fitness may not be the complete answer to good health and weight loss but it is most likely the best first step in that direction. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/26/well/more-fitness-less-fatness.html?

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The Mind Leads The Way

There is more psychology and philosophy in achieving good health and weight loss than there is medical care. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/22/well/move/how-our-beliefs-can-shape-our-waistlines.html?

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Eat Whole Food, Mostly Plants and Fruit

What you eat is more important than how much. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/well/eat/counting-calories-weight-loss-diet-dieting-low-carb-low-fat.html?emc=edit_ne_20180220&nl=evening-briefing&nlid=28264316&te=1

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Obesity and Military Recruiting

Obesity is interfering with military recruiting. https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/19/pentagon-buildup-troop-recruiting-shortage-351365?wpisrc=nl_health202&wpmm=1

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Resilience

All of us need resilience from time to time and it may seem like all the time. Scott Hamilton is an example of resilience in sports competition and health. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/18/sports/olympics/figure-skating-nbc-scott-hamilton-.html?

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Hippie Food

The story of the evolution of more healthy food. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/14/books/review/hippie-food-jonathan-kauffman.html?

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Getting Protein Without Meat

https://www.realsimple.com/health/nutrition-diet/secrets-to-getting-protein-without-meat?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=time-health-full&utm_content=2018021316pm

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Eat Fruit

Fruit contains many components beneficial for health and the sugar in fruit can satisfy sweet craving while avoiding the problems of refined sugar. http://time.com/5134246/fruit-good-for-weight-loss/?utm_source=time.com&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=time-health-full&utm_content=2018021316pm

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Safe Drinking Water

There are places in the US that struggle to provide safe drinking water. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/12/climate/drinking-water-safety.html?emc=edit_ne_20180212&nl=evening-briefing&nlid=28264316&te=1

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