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Widening Waistlines and Shrinking Brains

A young person once asked me, "So can obesity make me less intelligent?" Interesting viewpoint. But, it may be something that's worth looking into. Here's what I found...Recent research through Human Brain Mapping has demonstrated that the brains of overweight and obese people looked older (less brain tissue) than their healthy counterparts. The research by UCLA neuroscientist Paul Thompson found that the brains of obese people (BMI >35) looked 16 years older than their healthy counterparts,…See More
Nov 9, 2009
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Menu Labeling

"Does Providing Nutrition Information at the Point of Purchase Affect Consumer Behaviors"- Healthy Eating Research- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -June 2009Americans spend nearly half of their food budgets eating out, or on away-from-home food. The dramatic increase in consumption of these meals, has prompted interest in menu labeling (providing information on calories,fat, sodium, and other nutrients in menu items at point of purchase). California is the first state to require disclosure on…See More
Oct 28, 2009
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Is Liquid Sugar Making You Pack On Pounds?

If you drink soda, energy drinks and bottled juices or eat baked foods like cakes and breads, you’re likely ingesting liquid sugar.High Fructose Corn Syrup or HFCS has been receiving a lot of buzz lately as a possible cause for the rise in obesity and chronic diseases over the past few decades. For some, it’s not a coincidence that, since its introduction into the food and beverage industry in the late 70's, obesity rates have been increasing dramatically.So far, the Department of Agriculture…See More
Oct 12, 2009
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Widening Waistlines and Shrinking Brains



A young person once asked me, "So can obesity make me less intelligent?" Interesting viewpoint. But, it may be something that's worth looking into. Here's what I found...

Recent research through Human Brain Mapping has demonstrated that the brains of overweight and obese people looked older (less brain tissue) than their healthy counterparts. The research by UCLA neuroscientist Paul Thompson found that the brains of obese…

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Posted on November 9, 2009 at 6:59pm

Menu Labeling

"Does Providing Nutrition Information at the Point of Purchase Affect Consumer Behaviors"- Healthy Eating Research- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -June 2009

Americans spend nearly half of their food budgets eating out, or on away-from-home food. The dramatic increase in consumption of these meals, has prompted interest in menu labeling (providing information on calories,fat, sodium, and other nutrients in menu items at point of…

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Posted on October 28, 2009 at 5:09pm

Is Liquid Sugar Making You Pack On Pounds?

If you drink soda, energy drinks and bottled juices or eat baked foods like cakes and breads, you’re likely ingesting liquid sugar.

High Fructose Corn Syrup or HFCS has been receiving a lot of buzz lately as a possible cause for the rise in obesity and chronic diseases over the past few decades. For some, it’s not a coincidence that, since its introduction into the food and beverage industry in the late 70's, obesity rates have…

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Posted on October 12, 2009 at 12:00pm

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