Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free.
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Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corner, bi... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
For college and high school students, fall brings a lot of activity. Between fun stuff (like football games, parties, dances) and much harder things (like midterms and research papers), it may seem like there is not much time left to exercise and eat... Read more
If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do... Read more
I'm not sure if this topic is right for this message board, but here goes. Hope it will give someone a little help. When you buy snack things, do you hate to have to take the time to measure out a serving everytime you want some? Well, I use to, b... Read more
First paragraph from Wikipedia on Napoleon Complex:
Napoleon complex, or "short man syndrome", is a pejorative slang term describing a type of psychological phenomenon which is said to exist in people, usually men, of short stature. It is character... Read more
I am trying to make better food choices in life. Trying to cut out the processed foods and sugary foods. Add Healthy alternatives but I tend to be a picky eater (willing to try new things, but have a hard time liking new things- even with an open min... Read more
I saw this article on snacks you should avoid in the afternoon. What do you guys think? The only one that sort of surprised me was the apple. I guess I can see it. It seems that including some sort of protein rich snack in the afternoon would be the... Read more
Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit m... Read more
Earlier this year, Coach Tanya blogged about the changes being made to school lunches, but five years ago, the state of California had already started to cut down on junk food in school cafeterias. With the changes that were made in California high s... Read more
Professionals frequently use psychological techniques as part of their sales strategies. Similar approaches have been used in the restaurant industry as well. Psychologists help design menus, interior layouts, food presentation, and to train servers... Read more
Healthy snack options for my daughter's daily school snack! Along with a healthy lunch, I also make and pack a "dry" snack (which the school requires) every day for her. It really pays off to bulk shop in the dried fruit and nut bins at whole foo... Read more
About once a month my daughter is responsible for providing a snack for her preschool class. I try to always provide something healthy for the entire class. Most days parents bring cupcakes, cookies, muffins, cheetos, or even candy for a mid-mo... Read more
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