5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Aaron W.

Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

5 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Aaron W.

Find out about the everyday, easy-to-find foods that can help you improve your cholesterol. These 5 foods will keep you and your doctor smiling when the blood work results come back!

% of Adults, Adolescents, Children Overweight

Posted by Aaron W.

The trend of overweight individuals in the U.S. has risen significantly over the past 40 years, see the statistics gathered by the Census Bureau for yourself.

Welcome

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I hope you find this blog helpful and easy to use, and I hope you can use it to improve upon you own health. Take on your own health!

4 Keys to Weight Loss

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The National Weight Loss Registry has comprised a list of 4 keys to weight loss, based off their study of over 5,000 participants who have lost weight (over 30 lbs) and kept it off (at least 1 year).

Does Fast Food = Impatience?

Posted by Aaron W. On 4/19/2010
From WebMD:

Intro:
Despite saving us time, fast food may make us impatient and more likely to seek instant gratification, new research finds. The first experiment found that exposure to fast-food symbols increases reading speed even when there's no pressure to read fast. In a second experiment, the researchers asked 91 participants either to recall a time they had a fast-food meal or the last time they went grocery shopping, then to rate the desirability of eight products, 4 were time saving (such as combined shampoo/conditioner) and 4 weren't (such as regular shampoo). In the third experiment, 58 participants were asked to rate the aesthetics of logos either from fast-food franchises or from inexpensive diners. Researchers also asked about preferences on saving money.

Conclusions:
Exposure to fast food and related symbols reinforces an emphasis on impatience and instant gratification and ... fast food can have a far broader impact on individuals' behaviors and choices than previously thought.

For full article click HERE.
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