Fitness & Nutrition

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The goal of the snippets is to tease consumers into discovering that Wendy’s is finally answering the question by declaring, “Here’s the beef!”— in a new line of Dave’s Hot ’N Juicy Cheeseburgers, named after the Wendy’s founder, R. David Thomas. In a commercial that is to begin running next Monday, a young man (Reid […]

The idea for the ice cream flavor’s name came from a 1998 Saturday Night Live comedy segment featuring Alec Baldwin, Molly Shannon, and Ana Gasteyer. In the sketch Baldwin plays Pete Schweddy, a baker who brings his best-selling holiday treat to share with two public radio hosts. “No one can resist my Schweddy balls,” Baldwin […]

via cnn The U.S. Department of Agriculture is planning to swap in a plate icon for the food pyramid this week, an individual familiar with the new guidelines told CNN Saturday. The new image, expected to be unveiled Thursday, is meant to help remind Americans to make healthy food choices. “We presume that it will […]

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Via: NIM.NIH.Gov If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section–whether or not to buy organic. New research has found that there is no strong evidence that organic products have nutritional health benefits. The few studies that were conducted were short term and showed to have limitations. […]

Via: WebMD.Com As women age, the threat of gaining weight increases. There seems to be a solution to this problem. A new study shows women who are at a healthy weight already and get an hour of moderate activity every day can avoid gaining any unwanted pounds. A lot of research has been done to […]

VIA:  cdc.gov As a parent, the things you do and say have a tremendous influence on your child’s behavior. Encourage your child to live a healthy lifestyle by talking the talk and walking the walk. Don’t know where to start? Here are a few ideas. Eat Right There are many ways to assure that you […]

VIA: MSNBC.Com Breaking up your fitness routine is hard to do. But it’s crucial for avoiding the bigger heartache of overuse injury, fitness experts say. “People tend to do the same thing over and over again, without varying it, without taking adequate rest, without building slowly, and they end up with an overuse injury,” said […]

VIA: health.com School meals matter. Just ask any teacher or parent and they’ll tell you that children who lack proper nutrition have trouble focusing in school. Medical authorities and nutrition researchers have documented that youngsters who eat nutritious meals every day and lead active lifestyles tend to excel. More importantly, our schools are on the […]

Via: Diet.Health.com If you are someone with a busy lifestyle that includes working, taking care of family and always being on the go, it can be difficult to find time to work out. When you manage to get a minute for yourself, all you may want to do is sit down and relax. Regardless, it […]

VIA: healthnews.com It’s been many years since I had to prepare lunches for schoolchildren. But I did do it for more than a decade, and mostly on a budget. With hot lunches at many schools being costly or of poor nutritional value, it is certainly wiser and healthier to pack your own. While there is […]