Category Archives: Obesity

Chris Christie featured on Letterman’s Top Ten List

Holiday SALE! Our book in Kindle Format is only $1.99 on Amazon (regular $9.99) Healthy Eating, Healthy World Since W retired, Sarah Palin drifted out of the spotlight and Mitt Romney quit campaigning—David Letterman has relied on the rotund governor of New … Continue reading

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National Health Rankings: More bad news every year

Every single state is going backwards when it comes to health! The state by state health rankings were released last week and the news about my home state of Connecticut caught my eye. While we’re still ranked very high compared … Continue reading

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When the vast majority of people are obese…

What will it be like to be in the “skinny” minority? It was recently reported in the news that 44% of the adult population in the United States is projected to be OBESE by 2030. Some states, like my boyhood … Continue reading

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Meet the “Big Three” Generals—in the War on Obesity

Prominent leaders in academia, government and healthcare Okay, I confess, the puns were intentional. In May of 2012, HBO aired a multi-night special entitled, “Weight of the Nation.” In my opinion, it was pretty much worthless when it came to … Continue reading

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Connecting the dots: FOOD . Obesity . Diabetes . Alzheimer’s!

Mark Bittman. Is Alzheimer’s “Type 3 Diabetes”? New York Times In Mark’s 9-25-12 article (See link below), he hit the nail on the head when he said, “The idea that Alzheimer’s might be Type 3 diabetes has been around since … Continue reading

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How many PhDs does it take to figure out what we should eat?

With thousands working on it already; maybe we should challenge their methodology of study—because what they’re telling us is not working. Three articles caught my attention this week and my immediate reaction was to blog about each one of them … Continue reading

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“Forget BMI, just measure your waist and height”

Say British scientists and reported in the Telegraph No doubt you’ve heard about many problems with our present method of the Body Mass Index (BMI) to determine whether someone is overweight or obese. Oftentimes, some of the best-trained athletes in … Continue reading

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