The UK Saved Lives By Reducing Salt in Foods. Meanwhile, Here in the States…

The UK Saved Lives By Reducing Salt in Foods. Meanwhile, Here in the States…

Public health policy works. Here are some hard numbers for you, straight from the United Kingdom: Between 2003 and 2011, the Brits decreased their daily salt intake by 15 percent In that same time, death from heart diseases decreased by … Continue reading

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Why is New York City Warning Parents About Fruit Drinks?

Why is New York City Warning Parents About Fruit Drinks?

New York City’s Health Department, the good folks who are fearlessly practicing public health policy, are at it again. Last year they warned us about soft drinks. This summer they are back, with a campaign warning parents about the dangers … Continue reading

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More Studies Confirm: Soft Drinks Increase Diabetes Risk

More Studies Confirm: Soft Drinks Increase Diabetes Risk

Need another reason to kick your soda habit for good? In a study published in Europe, researchers have shown that drinking just one 12 ounce can of sugary soda per day increases the chance of diabetes by over 20%. Download … Continue reading

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Woohoo!!! Weight Loss Surgery for All, Coming Soon…

Woohoo!!! Weight Loss Surgery for All, Coming Soon…

Bariatric surgery, once seen as the last resort of the morbidly obese, is slowly becoming a viable option for additional populations on the obesity spectrum. The idea behind these surgeries is to reduce the size of the stomach, in one … Continue reading

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