Monthly Archives: February 2011

Canada’s Response to “junk food”…

http://www.weightymatters.ca/2011/02/2999-cheese-whiz.html I love this blog…check it out! OTTAWA – Taxpayers will no longer fork out funds to ship Cheez Whiz, tires and snowmobile parts to Canada’s North under the federal government’s new market-driven food-delivery program, says Minister John Duncan. “Some … Continue reading

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Snow in LA….

This is Los Angeles??? “Snow falling in parts of Southern California had residents scurrying outdoors as well as shaking their heads in wonder. Matthew Currie Holmes, an actor in Burbank, said: “It just started coming down as hail, and then … Continue reading

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“Sin Tax”…

Junk Food Pyramid “A California lawmaker is targeting the obesity epidemic by proposing a penny-an-ounce tax on soda and other sweetened drinks. That’s good, but why not expand it to tax all junk food? A 540-calorie Big Mac at McDonald’s … Continue reading

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Calories in Restaurant Meals…one click away!

via:Applebees Did you ever want to know how many calories in your restaurant meal…well here is your answer. I found the coolest thing while browsing… Now …there are no excuses! And just in time for the weekend! “Database: How many … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz or “Wizard of OZ”

“The other day I received a note from the Dr. Oz PR team informing me of his upcoming show (aired two days ago) on the HCG diet. For those of you who don’t know, the HCG diet is one of … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Cell Phone Exposure

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Cell Phone Exposure via 5 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Cell Phone Exposure – TIME Healthland. use a wire headset get used to texting do not use your phone as an alarm clock do … Continue reading

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Oatmeal…Starbuck’s vs. McDonald’s

I love Mark Bittman’s columns…he really gets his point across and makes the case for fixing your own food at home in a easy and healthy way. Inspired by Mark’s recent column in the New York Times, I am including … Continue reading

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Burt’s Bees…a mom and pop, socially conscious??? not so much anymore.

Burt’s Bees, Tom’s of Maine, Naked Juice: Your Favorite Brands? Take Another Look — They May Not Be What They Seem via Burt’s Bees, Tom’s of Maine, Naked Juice: Your Favorite Brands? Take Another Look — They May Not Be What … Continue reading

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Weight loss matters…

When new information about topics that I have posted on this blog comes to my attention, I like to pass it on to my readers. This is one of those times when new information makes me question the healthiness of … Continue reading

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School Lunch…new choices

“Some people think that if you serve it, they will eat it,” said Wansink, whose research is available online at smarterlunchrooms.org. “But if you take away something people like and just hope they will take the new healthy thing without … Continue reading

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