Habits for a Long Lifespan

Habits for a Long Lifespan

Eat and Be Merry! Good habits increase lifespan and health. Studies have shown single factors such as exercising, not smoking, good nutrition like eating fruits and vegetables (5/day), and drinking in moderation increase longevity. Now an 11 year study of 20,000...
Portion Size Impact on Obesity

Portion Size Impact on Obesity

More? Do you want fries with that? Marketplace food portions have increased in size and now exceed federal standards. Portion sizes rose sharply in the 1980s, and have continued to grow in parallel with increasing body weights. Contribution of Expanding Portion Sizes...
Smart Start – Eat your breakfast

Smart Start – Eat your breakfast

A healthy breakfast refuels your body, giving you the energy necessary to start a new day. In addition, research indicates that breakfast is good for both your physical and mental health. People who eat a healthy breakfast are more likely to: Consume more vitamins and...
Drink Water – Essential to good health

Drink Water – Essential to good health

Water is your body’s principal chemical component, making up about 60 percent of your body weight. Every system in your body depends on water. For example, water flushes toxins out of vital organs, carries nutrients to your cells and provides a moist environment...

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