Monthly Archives: December 2016

Yo-Yo Dieting May be Killing You

The worldwide obesity epidemic continued in 2016, despite aggressive educational programs, public awareness of its ramifications and countless changes in the ways processed foods are prepared. It seems to be getting worse, not better. About 38 percent of adults in the U.S. are considered clinically obese and 71 percent are

The Holidays: A SAD State of Affairs

When the days get shorter and the temperature turns cooler, most people put on a sweater and add another log on the fire. Others, however, find it difficult to even get out of bed. This winter depression is widespread and it can often be debilitating. Mental health practitioners have a

Processed Foods: Are they Causing Your Migraine Headaches?

There are more than 40 million people in the United States who regularly suffer from debilitating migraine headaches, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Their loss of productivity is overshadowed by the blinding pain of these headaches. For many years, certain foods were associated with the