Food Additives

Food Additives

Hi, I’m Dr. Shelly Flais, with today’s tip for kids from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Food additives can harm children’s development – and raise the risk of obesity. To lower the risk, choose fresh fruits and vegetables when you can, and avoid processed meats. Don’t put plastic in the microwave. Because heat can cause chemicals to leak into your food. When cooking or serving hot foods, use glass or…

Obesity is a trigger for foot pain

Obesity is a trigger for foot pain

Fewer pounds mean happier feet the Institute found that obese people are more than 40 percent more likely to have a current foot issue so doctor how significant is it when we talk about obesity and being a factor for pain and foot problems it’s a big factor obviously very big factors I mentioned earlier normal everyday walking you can exert up to 120 pounds percentage of force on your…

Tackling Diabetes and Obesity in New Orleans | Humana

Tackling Diabetes and Obesity in New Orleans | Humana

I thought Humana would be a really wonderful partner for the Prevention Research Center in our work. Right now we’re focused on the prevention and reduction of obesity. But we do that in a rather unusual way. We focus on the physical and social environmental factors that influence diet and physical activity. The Bold Goal initiative by Humana fit right in with that because their slogan is to help make…

Hamilton County, Ohio — Obesity Prevention

Hamilton County, Ohio — Obesity Prevention

[music] Sen. Eric H. Kearny: I’m a State Senator and I’m leading the fight against childhood obesity in my community. We’ve got a problem, a very big problem. We’ve got one in three kids who are obese. 33% of our population in Ohio that is obese or grossly obese; and that is a precursor to diabetes, heart disease and other types of diseases. Tim Ingram: We can never become complacent…