Do you remember Morgan Spurlock in his documentary film Super Size Me? Spurlock documented the ill effects of eating fast food for 30 days straight. But that movie was just one man’s experience. Here...Read more
Shape Up America!
Back-to-school is right around the corner! School kids should get at least 60 minutes of physical activity each and every day – and the more vigorous the activity, the better! Since the passage of...Read more
To answer this question, we first need to explain what a high BMI is and what it means. We also need to explain how BMI relates to body fat. The amount of fat in...Read more
There is no question that too much body fat is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and certain cancers and is associated with decreased length of life. However,...Read more