Remember the fable of the tortoise and the hare? The moral is that slow and steady wins the race. Turns out, that age-old wisdom applies to weight loss, too. Fad diets often fail because dieters tend to regain the weight when they inevitably return to their old eating habits. Success, as nutritionists will tell us […]
The chance of a woman developing breast cancer at some point in her life is one in eight. Every year more than 230,000 women learn they have the disease, making breast cancer the second-most-common cancer in women. WellStar Kennestone has resources for you.
Four in 10 Georgians believe that one of the leading childhood health issues in the state is childhood obesity, according to a new survey from Georgia Children’s Health Alliance (GCHA). While most people believe childhood obesity is a serious problem, the statistics remain high, putting record numbers of obese children at risk for debilitating health […]
Eating on the run is hard, but Eat This Not That by David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding, helps even the busiest professional (or parent) make healthier choices. A version for kids also is available. Check local bookstores, or buy online at amazon.com.
According to the Center for Disease Control, 36 percent of adolescents aged 6 to 19 are overweight; 16.3 percent of children aged 2 to 19 are obese. That means half of our nation’s youth are either obese or overweight.