Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

Baloney and Marshmallows For Lunch

Saturday, November 6, 2010 9:55 Comments Off on Baloney and Marshmallows For Lunch

Supermarkets are scary. Just stand in line and watch what people buy, it’s startling. Blue yogurts, canned meat, and “fruit” flavored breakfast cereals. Nasty stuff, right? Now, most people don’t pay attention to other shoppers, but I’m a jerk. I take mental notes so I can pass judgment. Try it. It’s a lot of fun! Last week, I was…

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Does Progesterone Cause Weight Gain? [Forum]

Friday, November 5, 2010 11:41 Comments Off on Does Progesterone Cause Weight Gain? [Forum]

Forum Post: I visited my doctor last week for an annual check up and she said my hormones were out of balance. She decided to give me a prescription for progesterone. I have heard about his drug causing weight gain and anxiety…

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Grasp This Painful Truth to Improve Your Health

Friday, November 5, 2010 9:58 Comments Off on Grasp This Painful Truth to Improve Your Health

You want to be healthier, fitter, happier — that’s why you’re here, right? Recognizing the importance of good health has a lot to do with seeing the “bigger picture.” So, what is the real secret to improving your wellbeing long-term? I don’t think there’s a one-size-fits-all way to do things, but here is one very simple fact you definitely…

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Backyard Chicken Coops: Good Idea or Not?

Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:39 Comments Off on Backyard Chicken Coops: Good Idea or Not?

The issue of whether or not urban centers should allow backyard chicken coops has sparked an ongoing debate in my neck of the woods (insert “crying foul” joke here). Vancouver city council recently amended an animal control bylaw, making it legal to keep chickens on many more residential properties. Residents who own land of less than an acre are…

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Backyard Chicken Coops: Good Idea or Not?

Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:39 Comments Off on Backyard Chicken Coops: Good Idea or Not?

The issue of whether or not urban centers should allow backyard chicken coops has sparked an ongoing debate in my neck of the woods (insert “crying foul” joke here). Vancouver city council recently amended an animal control bylaw, making it legal to keep chickens on many more residential properties. Residents who own land of less than an acre are…

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New Law Basically Outlaws Happy Meals

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 21:09 Comments Off on New Law Basically Outlaws Happy Meals

San Francisco is usually a laid back kind of town; hipsters, peaceniks, folk singers, stoners, and whackos, all living together in perfect harmony. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed new legislation that isn’t so lovey-dovey, at least not for local fast food restaurants. “Kid’s meals” can no longer be sold with toys unless they meet specific nutritional standards; standards…

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Dad’s Fatty Diet May Give Daughters Diabetes

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 10:04 Comments Off on Dad’s Fatty Diet May Give Daughters Diabetes

Your old man can give you a lot of things: his hot temper, his big hairy feet, his old broken down Buick – but diabetes? Apparently so, if you’re a girl. New research found male lab rats eating a fatty diet increases the risk of their female offspring developing diabetes. Sounds like a bizarre form of mousy nepotism. …

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Poll: Does Facebook Give Good Health Advice?

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 23:23 Comments Off on Poll: Does Facebook Give Good Health Advice?

Not if you ask Harvard health expert, William Shrank, who calls Facebook the “wild west” when it comes to health information. This is because of the study his team conducted on the popular social networking site which found that many health recommendations came from those soliciting non FDA approved products and services….

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McDonald’s Employee Sues And Wins

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 9:54 Comments Off on McDonald’s Employee Sues And Wins

We’ve all seen (and raised an eyebrow at) news stories of customers suing fast food manufacturers for making them fat. But here’s a new one: an employee of McDonald’s has successfully sued the company because he gained weight while working there….

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Link Time! Diseases, Diet Myths, Fat Burning, and Get 6 Pack Bags

Monday, November 1, 2010 10:30 Comments Off on Link Time! Diseases, Diet Myths, Fat Burning, and Get 6 Pack Bags

Despite our best medical advances, it still seems as though the invisible, microbial world outsmarts us as seen recently in outbreaks of resistant bacteria. If you’re a fan of the hit show House that often highlights these strange, obscure infections and disorders, you might like Disease A Day. This blog written by Dr. Roy Schwartz explains the strange diseases…

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