We’ve all heard the pro- and anti-high fructose corn syrup arguments, but here’s a new explanation for why HFCS (which is seemingly no worse than regular sugar) could cause greater weight gain: It was shown to cause addiction-like reactions in lab rats.
Are you a commitment-phobe? …We don’t mean in your love life, we’re talking about your doctor. Research suggests patients who are overweight switch primary care physicians more often, which interrupts their medical care. Those who switch MD’s more often land themselves in the ER at a higher rate than those who don’t.
The fight against childhood obesity in the U.S. often centers on changes to the school system. We’re excited to finally see some good news here: One study suggests PE class could actually help reduce the obesity rate.
And how’s this for a headline, “Making Ice Cream More Nutritious With Meat Left-Overs.” Mmmmm. Would you eat meat-fortified ice cream?