Buried deep in the health care legislation that President Obama signed on Tuesday is a new requirement that will affect any American who walks into a McDonald's, Starbucks or Burger King. Every big restaurant chain in the nation will now be required to put calorie information on their menus and drive-through signs.
By Liz Vaccariello, Editor-in-Chief, Prevention
There's nothing like a weight loss strategy that takes almost no time or effort--but still works like a charm! Here are 10 successful strategies to cut calories and burn fat that literally take 60 seconds or less. [Read More]
Junk food tax could help fight obesity: US study
(AFP) - AFP - Taxing high-fat and sugary junk food is a more effective way to fight obesity than making healthy foods like fruit and vegetables more affordable, a study published Wednesday shows.
Wed Feb 24, 6:52 pm ET
WASHINGTON (AFP) – Taxing high-fat and sugary junk food is a more effective way to fight obesity than making healthy foods like fruit and vegetables more affordable, a study published Wednesday shows.
Obesity, Lack of Exercise Heighten Arthritis Risk for Women
(HealthDay) - HealthDay - THURSDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Higher levels of obesity
and inactivity, especially among women, explain why arthritis is more
common in the United States than in Canada, according to a new study. [Read more]
Weight loss requires two things: burning calories through exercise and cutting them through smart food choices and portion control. In theory, you could create a calorie deficit by spending hours at the gym, but that's not realistic-or much fun. And who wants to live on lettuce leaves? Instead, try these seven everyday moves to drop pounds effortlessly.
When it comes to sandwiches, remember this: With the power to create comes the power to inflate. Want proof? Check out this jaw-dropping list of the 10 Worst Sandwiches in America for a lineup of disastrous handheld mega-meals that'll bloat your belly and call for a loosening of belt buckles. It's not all disastrous, though—if you have a game plan. To arm you with one, we pulled a few of the best options from the pages of the best-selling weight-loss series Eat This, Not That!. Fact is, lunch can be delicious and filling without destroying your diet.
In case you hadn't heard, February is American Heart Month, an initiative to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, the number one killer in the U.S.
Eating a healthy diet can be a key method of preventing heart disease. We're highlighting five heart-healthy foods that can literally save your health. We recognize that these are not the only five foods that protect your heart, but they stand out as star performers and great additions to any diet.
1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has High Cholesterol
(HealthDay) - HealthDay - THURSDAY, Jan. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Twenty percent of U.S.
children and teens have abnormal lipid levels, an indication of too much
bad cholesterol, too little good cholesterol or high triglycerides,
federal health officials report. [Health]
If you do nothing else in the new year, resolve to NOT order these atrocious menu items! HG's got the 411 on some frightening foods for you...
Red Robin Royal Red Robin Burger: 1,191 calories & 83g fat!!!
This burger consists of a beef patty, bacon, mayo, TWO slices of cheese, and a fried egg. Necessary? Um, we think not. Unless it comes with a side of Lipitor. And even then... just NO.