Consumer demand is the best way to change the food industry. Producers will eventually listen. Superbugs are a serious problem for human health.
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Mohandas K. Gandhi
What a great program!! It is interesting that feeding a person may cut health care costs in the long run. After some searching, it appears to be only in the Boston and Massachusetts area. It may become a trend if the research indicates its benefits are cost effective. Another interesting fact is that the average age is stated at 49 “with a slew of chronic diseases” and they supposedly have a long waiting list. Could the Standard American Diet (SAD) be a factor? Just a thought.
A good infograph at a glance tells us the latest information on the effects of these nutrition debates about diet and heart health. Click on the graphic in the article to enlarge the text of the infograph. As usual, these debates will continue; however, nutrition news constantly is subject to change based on additional knowledge from reputable research that will help clarify the sense from the nonsense. Bottom line: Diet decisions should be based on your own health records after consulting a reputable health care practitioner. Be aware and don’t fall for false health claims.
It appears that interest in weight loss is waning. People want to embrace a more positive approach to food, diets and dieting instead of obsessing about weight loss. They are becoming more involved in food and healthy lifestyles instead. This a plus for the concept of Health At Every Size approach. Good news.
Coconut oil is appearing on the supermarket shelves after a long hiatus. Its health claims range from curing Alzheimer’s disease to weight loss and antibacterial properties. Until we know more for sure about these claims, here’s some good advice on how to use it in your diet. It is best to use organic, virgin oil rather than the refined brands.
A lot can be said for following the lifestyle factors uncovered in the book The Blue Zone in respect to a healthy life and extended longevity. The following article presents an excellent summary of these findings.