Tag Archive: fat

Oct 03 2015

Give ‘Em a Break


By Scott LaFee It’s bad enough that two-thirds of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese, but there’s something particularly alarming about the fact that one-third of American children are, too. Obesity puts children at risk for heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, stroke, several types of cancer and, well, a shorter life. Part …

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Apr 17 2012

Cleaning the junk out your diet

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Eating healthy all the time can be extremely challenging for many individuals.  It is especially challenging when we have spent years allowing ourselves to give into our every temptation.  This struggle comes from the very inner desire for the perfect mixture of sugar, salt, and fat.  The sugar adds sweetness, …

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Oct 05 2011

Wendy’s ‘improved’ burger

The company spent two and a half years and millions of dollars of corporate poking and prodding to “improve” a burger that doesn’t compare to a backyard cookout. By Jim Hightower At first blush, you might think that “Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy” is the title of a pornographic movie. Actually, it’s only a hamburger. Well, …

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Aug 23 2011

Battle of the bulge as big as Texas

By Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner The latest “F as in Fat” report is out and the grades are not good. The research, sponsored by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds Texas has the unhealthy distinction of being among 12 states nationwide with adult obesity rates over 30 percent. …

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