• Miss P. recently took her 8 year old son to see me ” Doctor, this child is just getting too fat. All he does is eat junk food and drink soda ” “So where does he get that sort of food from?” I inquired. “At home,” she replied. “So who buys the food?” I asked. [...]

    The Institute of Medicine and National Research Council has released a new report that suggests ways of fighting childhood obesity in the United States. The report recommends that government tax junk food and soft drinks, give tax breaks to grocery stores that serve in desolate areas. The independent research findings also point out other suggestions [...]

    What is the definition of obesity?  This is a serious concern for everyone who knows they are carrying a little extra baggage. Apparently this is more than half the population these days! An amazing 2/3 or 66% of American people are now overweight according to the Centers for Disease Control. And therein lies the problem. [...]

    In life, various factors contribute to weight gain. Be it genetic, psychological or hereditary, Obesity grabs you as a severe weight disorder. It is an increasing problem in U.K where 50 percent of the adult population are overweight [BMI 25-29.5] and 20 percent are obese [BMI-30 and above]. BMI- Body Mass Index = Weight in [...]

      You can find hereunder 4 very important reasons why healthy food choices need our full attention: 1. First of all our bodies  need all the necessary macronutrients and micronutrients in order to keep functioning well. It is unbelievable how many major problems  can be caused by the lack of even one micronutrient! Now,imagine if you [...]