After listening to the public and focusing on current science, Canada has drafted a new food guide favoring whole, plant-based foods and mindful eating. In a time of rising obesity rates among me and women, it makes sense. (http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-625-x/2015001/article/14185-eng.htm) Health Canada, the department of the Canadian government that’s responsible for national public health, proposed the … [Read more…]
What Is Obesity? According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, obesity means having excess total body fat and differs from just weighing too much (being overweight). A person being 20% or more above normal weight would classify as obese. A common measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI). A person is considered overweight if … [Read more…]
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Health aficionados and health haters alike, let us come to agree that a big detriment to wellness has to do with lack of proper exercise and nutrition. We know that harmful health habits develop from work, social conflicts, and lack of motivation. Being and feeling well throughout our lives is an investment we need to be … [Read more…]
It seems wrong that individuals should have the right to destroy the environment, others’ health, and their own well-being. If this is acceptable, then the state should at least make some money off of this societal smoking problem. If unacceptable, people must stand up for what is right. We can all begin by giving a piece of … [Read more…]