Obesity Rates Increase in 16 States

Obesity Rates Increase in 16 States

We all know by now that the obesity rate in this country is far higher than it ever should be.  However, it seems like this rate is increasing each year with no sign of slowing down unless we take our health into our own hands and begin to care for ourselves!  The...
Stay Active Daily – Here’s Why:

Stay Active Daily – Here’s Why:

Make sure you do something to stay physically active everyday! Barry Braun from the University of Massachusetts and co-workers have found that just one day of physical activity decreases insulin sensitivity! Insulin sensitivity defines how well your body metabolizes...
Consume Fewer Calories with Shelled Nuts

Consume Fewer Calories with Shelled Nuts

You may consume fewer calories by eating nuts that are still in the shell! By eating nuts in a shell it is more difficult to eat, but psychology also plays a role when you start seeing the number of shells add up after you eat them. Scientists from Eastern Illinois...