Monthly Archives: February 2013

Addictive Junk Food

This article outlines the story and the science behind the food industry campaign for promoting the US addiction to junk food.

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Gluten Sensitivity In Children

This article contains good advice for parents with children who are sensitive to gluten.

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The US Diet Is Improving

The US diet is improving slightly but it represents a move in the direction toward better health and less obesity.

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Making Medicine Better

Some tests and treatments and too many tests and treatments can be nonproductive and harmful for patients.

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A Calorie Is A Calorie Is A Calorie, Or Is It?

Calories from different food may not be equal in the effect on metabolism. We knew that, didn’t we?

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Calcium

High doses of calcium associated with heart disease in older women.

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Coaxing Parents To Take Better Care Of Themselves

Coaxing anybody to take better care of themselves is long-term work.

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Exercise Capacity

People have varying capacity for exercise.

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Too Much Sugar

Public health organizations want to limit the amount of sugar in soft drinks.

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Everyday Activities Benefit Health

Everyday activities done everyday are as beneficial as going to the gym. This is known as active lifestyle.

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