Obesity is not merely a cosmetic issue. Excess weight increases the risk of many diseases:
BMI and waist size are used to calculate disease risk
Growing portion sizes are changing what Americans think of as a "normal" portion, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Foods high in protein are not only healthy, they tend to be more filling and keep you full longer.
Knowing how to read nutrition facts labels can help identify unhealthy foods and beverages.
Unhealthy eating is linked to emotional problems
The transtheoretical model defines five stages a person goes through to change unhealthy behavior
Eating a healthy diet is the best way to get of the vitamins and minerals your body needs.
The darker the vegetables the higher the nutritional value
HPV can cause cancer of the throat, back of the tongue and tonsils
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in this country
It’s easy to come up with excuses not to exercise. Lack of time is one excuse. The cost of gym memberships is another. Yet, there is an exercise that blows all those excuses away.
Sodium, more commonly called salt, has crept into more of the foods we eat.
Grow your own vegetables through Massachusetts’s Food Project’s Build-a-Garden program.