Obesity

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Obesity: Is There a Cure for the Epidemic Among Children?

Childhood obesity is one of the biggest issues in America, yet one of the least concerns of the American government. This is an outrage, and I am writing this article in hopes of a change. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years […]

Coke Your Favorite Carcinogen

Coke Your Favorite Carcinogen

If you like Coke or Pepsi and other dark caramel colored sodas, you might want to rethink your choice. Everyone knows that sodas, even so-called diet sodas, contribute to the obesity problem in our nation. Because of the amount of these sodas consumed in the United States, the substance that is responsible for the color […]

Labeling Your Food

Labeling Your Food

The facts are there; we cannot ignore them. One out of three teenagers or younger are overweight or obese. The reasons can no longer be denied. Our children are less active, choosing a more sedentary lifestyle. Food choices are frequently poor, containing unhealthy amounts of fat and calories, and little needed nutrition. Researchers believe they […]