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Fixin' Healthcare

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Fast Food And Healthy Choices

People don't go to fast food restaurants to select healthy choices.

Saturday, June 29, 2013

New Standards For School Snacks

The most effective long term effort to achieve optimum health for the community and the nation is with the children. The new standards for school snacks is another piece in that effort.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet is a Paleo lifestyle and it is not all that it seems.

Night Owls And Weight

Late to bed, late to rise stimulates appetite, adds calories and increases weight.

Food Addiction

Scans on overweight men showed that food causing rapid rise and fall of blood glucose activated the area of the brain involved in cravings and addiction.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Designing Green Spaces

Green spaces can be designed to promote calmness and benefit health.

Mind-Gut Connection

There is a strong connection between the brain and the gastrointestinal tract.

A Weight Loss Study In Diabetics

A weight loss study in diabetics showed many health benefits but no extra protection against heart disease. On the whole the weight loss is possible and beneficial in diabetes.


Agriculture and food supply are important to health.


Try eggplant; it is a versatile food suitable for many dishes.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

End Of Life Care

Life In The End Zone is a blog about end of life care by a physician at Harvard University.

Walk After Meals

A fifteen minute walk after each meal lowers peak levels of blood glucose. That can be a part of every daily routine, even for those who "don't have the time for exercise". Try it, you will like it.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Obesity Is Not A Disease

Obesity is not a disease, it is a risk factor for many diseases and the medical model is not the best way to control it.

Sunday, June 23, 2013


Buckwheat is gluten-free and high in nutrition.

Calorie Counts

Calorie counts on menus are useful information and sometimes they make a difference in the choices made by people.