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Is Sitting The New Smoking?


USA TODAY
http://m.usatoday.com/article/yourlife/629347

Food Stamps, School Lunches and Poor Nutrition


Food Stamps, School Lunches and Poor Nutrition | Smart Journalism. Real Solutions. | Miller-McCune Online Magazine

During the health care summit last week, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) suggested that America needs to restructure some of the systemic culture that leads to poor health in the first place, and not just invest in costly treatment of people once they’re sick. In particular, he mentioned a pair of intriguing culprits….

Limiting sugar to prevent addiction


Limiting sugar to prevent addiction

Which foods have the largest amounts of added sugars? According to an article in today’s Wall St. Journal, Sweet Surrender: Sugar Curbs Urged, “In a scientific statement issued Aug.24, 2009, the American Heart Association says most women should limit their sugar intake to 100 calories, or about six teaspoons, a day.

For men, the recommendation is 150 calories, or nine teaspoons.”