Archive for the 'Obesity epidemic' Category

Jul 05 2014

From Minced Meat to McDonalds — The History of the Hamburger

The Fourth of July is upon us – and even though the day is almost over where I am, the barbecues, fireworks, beach trips, and summer fun is still abuzz because Independence Day is on a Friday this year and people are taking advantage of it by extending it to cover the entire weekend. Not that I mind. Celebrating a holiday or a birthday from Friday to Sunday is a lot more fun than celebrating it during the weekday – especially if you have obligations during the week (work, school, or family).

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Dec 14 2008


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Dec 13 2008

Episode One: Obesity Epidemic

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Dr. Ezrin describes the obesity epidemic that is engulfing the world. If you have any questions about the topics Dr. Ezrin discusses, write them in the comment box, and they will be answered in the near future. Duration : 0:3:35

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Dec 12 2008

The Obesity Epidemic (Obesity #1)

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One third of Americans are classified as obese—-and the number is growing. Let’s get some insight into this expanding epidemic. Duration : 0:2:59

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Dec 12 2008

Childhood Obesity Epidemic

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One in five children in the United States is diagnosed with obesity. For the first time in history, this generation may be sicker and die younger than their parents. Duration : 0:1:36

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Sep 21 2008

No Calorie, No Carb Noodles? Where do I Sign Up?

Despite my fondness for things noodly, I can’t enjoy pasta very often: Carbs settle on my hips, and my mood suffers if I eat too much of the stuff. This is frustrating, because pasta is not only inexpensive and easy to prepare, but its “portionability” is perfect for folks like me who are cooking for […]

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Sep 03 2008

Calorie Count: A Timely Blast from the Past

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We have no idea what we are eating. Really. I was recently sharing my weight loss struggles with a dear friend, explaining that I have to be so very careful when eating prepared foods, whether purchased from a grocery store (i.e. a frozen dinner) or enjoyed in a restaurant. The calorie count in prepared foods […]

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Aug 15 2008

Healthy alternatives to french fries in kids meals

Although I may not always eat right, I try to make sure my children are getting nutritious meals.  Restaurants are getting more involved in healthy choices for your children, but what they are providing aren’t always kid friendly options.

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Jun 21 2008

Official – Australians ‘Fatter Than Americans’. Time for a new Anthem?

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Yep – the long awaited result of our increasingly fast food (and dare I say it American) life style has caught up with us. We’re now fatter than the Yanks! One of the many reports on this is at The Australian…,25197,23893350-5013404,00.html Yet we outperform every other country at the Olympics when you count medals […]

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