According to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, losing weight is “basic physiology. Eat fewer calories than you expend.” This sounds like advice we’ve heard before, but this time it’s a little more black-and-white. To quote one of the organizers of the study: “People do have to choose heart-healthy foods. I [...]
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You guys want some new steps? Here they are….Thanks to Dave and Edgar for the link.
When Governor Paterson proposed the “obesity tax” on sugary soda several weeks ago, many thought it was a good idea. It was praised as a smart way to raise $400 million a year while deterring people from consuming something unhealthy. Now a new idea of the Governor’s seems to go completely against this philosophy of [...]
Super Human, Fine Female, Main Man, Micro Male, and Dainty Diva At a gym in central London called Gymbox, members have the option of lifting a unique kind of weight: human weight. The unitard clad “dumbbells” pictured above are five of the six employees (not pictured: Well ‘Ard Woman at 85 kg) who perform the [...]
Does Vitaminwater reduce the risk of chronic disease, improve joint health, and build immunity? Those are pretty impressive claims for the beverage bottled by Coca Cola Co., and the Center for Science in the Public Interest isn’t buying any of it. In fact, they’re suing Coca Cola, claiming that the detrimental effects of the 33 [...]
Shake that healthy butt! Baby got back! – Sir Mix-a-Lot Too much junk in your trunk? Consider yourself lucky. A recent Harvard study showed that the subcutaneous fat usually found around the buttocks can offer protection against several diseases, type 2 diabetes being one of them.
Laughing when there’s nothing to laugh about is an activity that has typically been reserved for the deranged. Not any more, thanks to Madan Kataria, the man who created “laughter yoga” in India 15 years go. As our economy circles the drain, growing numbers of Americans with plenty to cry about are now turning to [...]
From the AquaMantra website: I AM GRATEFUL™, I AM HEALTHY™, I AM LOVED™ or I AM LUCKY™. The thoughts inherent in those words permeate the liquid, influencing the taste and beneficial properties of the water. If you are drinking ‘I am Healthy’ for example, you will resonate with the energy to be healthy. ‘ I [...]
So Paula’s making a burger. Nothing wrong with that. Then she’s topping it with a fried egg and some bacon. A little heavy, but that’s OK. But wait a minute… what is she using as a bun? OH GOD, NO!!!
Heart disease is funny and sexy!!If you’re feeling suicidal but don’t like rushing into things, there’s a new slow way to kill yourself. Visit the Heart Attack Grill in Tempe, Arizona. The menu includes the “Single,” “Double,” “Triple,” and “Quadruple Bypass Burgers,” the last of which proudly clocks in at 8000 calories. And what better [...]