Month: July 2013

Healthy pets, healthy people

Americans’ waistlines aren’t the only things suffering as a result of the U.S. obesity epidemic. Our pets’ health is also taking a hit. Nearly 70 percent of adults are overweight, and […]

What’s up with the chip aisle?

Let’s talk about the chip aisle. Have you been down the chip aisle at your local grocery store lately? It’s pretty horrifying. The other day, a colleague of mine sent me the […]

Return of the Twinkie

Twinkies made their grand reappearance today after an eight-month hiatus. “The sweetest comeback in the history of ever” – the new box logo – included some changes for Twinkie. First, the new […]

Cellphones are making us lazy

Research is now proving what many (myself included) have suspected for years: cellphones are making us lazy. A recent study published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity […]

Things that make you stink

Showering and brushing your teeth isn’t always enough to keep your body stink-free. Sometimes, other body odor culprits – such as food, medications and health conditions – sneak in to create […]

‘Heart attack on a hook’

Restaurant menus often take a beating over the healthfulness of their offerings. So what does a restaurant have to offer in order to be deemed the “worst restaurant meal in America?” Serve […]

Pool poo

Looking for a way to cool down in the scorching summer heat? Before you dip into the community pool, consider this: About 58 percent of pool filters tested in a recent […]

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