Tag Archive: obesity

Jul 23 2013

Let’s talk about cost-effective healthcare

One of the best vehicles our community has to help lower the cost for core primary care services is more community families utilizing Wellness Pointe health system. As a Federally Qualified Health System, we employ seasoned Board-certified clinicians who are experts at providing cost-effective, medically appropriate medical and dental services to families with Medicaid, Medicare, …

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Jul 16 2012

The war on soda pop

We’re famous for embracing the freedom to do the wrong thing, as often as we please. By Donald Kaul New York City, ever the leader in healthy living, is about to ban the sale of super-sized sodas and other sweetened drinks by its restaurants, movie theaters, and street carts. As part of a continuing campaign …

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Jun 05 2012

Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger

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If we really want to narrow our waistbands, we have to narrow the income gaps that divide us. By Sam Pizzigati New York City’s billionaire mayor wants to ban super-sized sodas and other sugar-packed drinks. Some 58 percent of New Yorkers, explains Mayor Michael Bloomberg, currently rate as either overweight or obese. Their excess pounds …

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May 21 2012

Feeding obesity

The “Heart Attack Grill” takes pride in food that’s deep-fried. By Jim Hightower Attention foodies: There’s a new craze in Cuisine World, and it’s going 180 degrees in the opposite direction from the much-publicized healthy-eating movement. It has nothing to do with dressing locally sourced beets and arugula with artisan balsamic vinegar. We’re talking a …

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Apr 04 2012

Tackling obesity

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Childhood obesity has become a major problem. Children continue to get increase as the years go by. According to the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) childhood overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions tripling between 1970 and 2004.   Children have gotten so overweight or obese that several concerned organizations like NFL PLAY 60 and …

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Mar 27 2012

Panthers run for life

Professional Athletes against Childhood Obesity will be teaming with the Spring Hill Independent School District’s Panther Health and Wellness Program for the district’s 5K For Healthy Life Walk/Run as a benefit for the school district.  All are invited to attend at the Spring Hill Panther Sports Complex at 3101 Spring Hill Road, Saturday, March 31 as the …

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Mar 15 2012

Panthers run for life

Professional Athletes against Childhood Obesity will be teaming with the Spring Hill Independent School District’s Panther Health and Wellness Program for the district’s 5K For Healthy Life Walk/Run as a benefit for the school district.  All are invited to attend at the Spring Hill Panther Sports Complex at 3101 Spring Hill Road, Saturday, March 31 …

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Mar 15 2012

The key to glycemic index

By Caty Millburg Many of you may be asking yourselves, “What can I do to eat healthier?”.  There are so many different resources available out there and it seems like they are all saying something different, so who is right?  It can be hard to filter through the information, but referring to several sources including …

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