Sunday, July 24, 2011

A lifetime of ill health by eating less than three servings of fruit and vegetables every day

Katy Guest: Shame on a doctor who leads teenage girls to eat badly
The Independent
The UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey found that teenage girls "are condemning themselves to a lifetime of ill health by eating less than three servings of fruit and vegetables every day," said one newspaper. "They are also shunning meat, ...
Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables
New York Times
The need is indisputable, since heart disease, diabetes and cancer are all in large part caused by the Standard American Diet. (Yes, it's SAD.) Though experts increasingly recommend a diet high in plants and low in animal products and processed foods, ...
Your HCG Announces Detailed Instructions for Dieters on the HCG Diet (press release)
Your HCG provides people on the HCG diet with very detailed instructions for optimizing permanent weight loss. There are many online HCG diet resellers that offer no form of instructions or support with their HCG diet weight loss programs. ...
Healthy diet to prevent prostate cancer
Tehran Times
An estimated 234460 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year, many of which may be preventable with diet alone. A healthy vegetarian diet may reduce men's risk of this disease. “Broccoli, beans, and other low-fat ...
Green ways to reduce meat diet
Hindustan Times
Here's some green advice for meat eaters. American non-profit organisation the Environmental Working Group released the results of a study about the environmental impact of meat and dairy consumption. The report recommends that consumers eat less and ...
Families go on a plastic diet
Kitsap Sun
By Tristan Baurick Finn Clark, 8, Cleo Clark-Athans, 5, and Ava Rockefeller Campbell, 8, take a closer look at the different kinds of plastic litter they found on Bainbridge Island's Schel-Chelb Beach on Thursday. The Clark and Rockefeller families ...
After years of excess, Americans are trying to downsize
By Patriot-News Op-Ed By Barbara Harmon The lush green of a Pennsylvania summer grabs at the breath with unparalleled beauty amid the return of perennial bloom. Crops wave in the country. All is lovely, a toe-spreading, arm-opening, head-lifting season ...
In with potassium, out with sodium
Los Angeles Times
"We found some relationship between diet and mortality, but since it was not a clinical trial, we can't say for sure that diet is a cause of mortality." To show cause and effect, scientists would have to put people on set diets, randomly assigned, ...
“I'm Surprised How Minimalist The Draft Is”
I'm surprised at how minimalist the draft has become. For instance, there is no guarantee that the cash transfer, as envisaged in the government draft, will be an antidote to the problems of the PDS. Food is controlled by women and there is a strong ...
'Unbalanced diet' can put teens at serious disease risk
Hindustan Times
The UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey, which involved more than 2000 adults and children, found that teenage girls' diets were generally less healthy than boys. Boys eat an average three portions of fruit and veg a day compared with 2.7 for girls. ...
Dr. Gott: Understand your cholesterol numbers
For about 10 years, I have eaten no meat, have excluded milk and dairy from my diet, and have avoided shellfish. I start each day with a bowl of cooked oat bran with soy milk. I average more than 30 grams of soluble and insoluble fiber per day. ...

Weight loss diet: food boredom good, but variety necessary TimesWireService
But I am sure you wouldn't start taking that charming chicken tikka daily in your diet. You know by the way I am not going to get tired of eating chicken tikka daily, twice a day if am allowed. I will eat kabobs of all hues especially kathi kabobs if I ...
Minimalist exercise plans for fitness Times of India
When it comes to fitness and exercise, there are two sides to daily workout routines: One, which simply wards off lifestyle diseases like diabetes, hypertension and hormonal imbalances, and another, which focuses on weight loss/gain and muscle tone. ...
Children need more exercises, healthy diet Macau Daily Times
Meanwhile, the questionnaires found that the students were aware of what a healthy diet was but they did not follow it up with actions. “It may be due to the eating habits of their families and society as a whole,” Ho said. As a result, the DSEJ plans ..

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