With “fake food” reports up 60% this year alone, isn't it time we get back to eating REAL Food?
Most of us just assume that we’re buying safe food when we go to the grocery store. After all, the government protects us, right? Well….some laws are in place, but whether they’re being enforced is another story..
This just became more evident when the scientific nonprofit, USP, United States Pharmacopeial Convention, announced that new reports of fake and contaminated food products submitted to its Food Fraud
There are ways to be healthy and combat illness at the same time! Read more to figure out how.
By Erin Palinski, for GalTime.com
November is American Diabetes Month, which brings our attention to Type 2 diabetes -- a devastating disease that is rising exponentially. Even children are now being diagnosed with what was thought to be only an "adult disease".
How you take care of yourself can determine how you live and feel.
Jerry came to my office because of the “pressure” from his wife. “If I don’t change my involvement with the family, my wife threatened to kick me out,” Jerry said with a tired look on his face. As I completed the mental health evaluation, Jerry mentioned he felt blah throughout the day and consequently didn’t have much energy to do things with the family. He described his home life as demanding, as he tried to “please” his wife and kids. He did not sleep well and struggled to get up in the morning.
Families who make a commitment to share at least one meal together have many benefits. Try it today.
"Does it count if we are all sitting in the car going through the drive-in?" "How can we schedule a family dinner together if this kid has soccer and this kid has piano lessons and I have a Zumba class?"
Have you ever wondered why people with ADHD struggle with their weight? This article tells why!
By Leslie Rouder, LCSW Cht.
There has been a lot of research lately on the relationship between ADHD and eating disorders, as well as problems with obesity that would indicate that having ADHD may predispose individuals to difficulties regulating their weight. A study done in 2004, found that 10% of individuals with ADHD suffered from an eating disorder at some point in their life time compared to the general population of .6 to 4.5 %. In another study done at an obesity clinic in 2005, 58% of overweight teenagers were diagnosed with ADHD as
My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to food. How will this affect our daughter?
It's not rocket science that incoporating healthy foods intp family meals will result in a child with better eating habits. As far as I see it, pretty soon my husband will either have to shape up his diet, or start eating drive-thru fare in his car.
Your path to wellness doesn't have to be an uncomfortable journey.
Most of us feel we have too much on our plates, both literally and figuratively. So, we start on a journey from here (wherever you are) to there (wherever you want to be) — pursuing a personal version of vibrant health and happiness.
10 tips for couples with seemingly incompatible eating habits.
Personal styles can really have a big impact on a relationship, particularly when it comes to food and eating, and especially if, as a couple, your eating styles are so different, it sometimes feels like your partner is more into food than he is into you!
Check out a wonderful list of healthy snacks you can eat at anytime of the day!
By RD & Certified Kids' Nutrition Specialist, Colleen Hurley, for GalTime.com
getting kids to eat healthier
Snacks not only can help curb hunger but can also make sure your family gets their daily dose of fruits and vegetables.
Healthy snacks are particularly important for little ones because their tummies are tiny and often prefer to ‘graze’ throughout the day.