Preventing obesity starts in the grocery aisle with food packaging

In 2018, Statistics Canada reported that nearly one in three Canadians were obese. Similar figures have been reported in Australia, but more concerning is the US, where over forty percent of the population is obese. ​​Buy Now | Our best subscription plan now has a special price Obesity is not the only diet-related illness to be concerned about — diabetes is just as prevalent. When it comes to such diseases, diet and physical activity help reduce the chance of being diagnosed. In fact, when it comes to Type 2 diabetes, diet and physical activity can prevent 50 per cent of...

Reduce dementia risk with these food and activity choices

Eating more natural, unprocessed food, keeping active and having a good social life are all ways you can fight off dementia as you age, according to two new studies published Wednesday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. One study investigated how physical and mental activities such as household chores, exercise, and visiting with family and friends could potentially lower the risk of dementia. The other study looked at the impact of eating ultraprocessed food on the future risk of dementia. PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVTY HELPS Over 500,000 people participating in...

Finding the right diet for your lifestyle, health needs

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A 2019 study by The New England Journal of Medicine estimated that within ten years, more than half of the U.S. population would be more than 100 lbs. overweight if the nation did not collectively adopt healthier eating habits. In Louisiana, a 2021 survey indicated that nearly 38% of the state’s population fell into the category of ‘obese,’ which is defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Many are attempting to fight obesity by implementing new exercise and diet routines into their daily lives. The Mediterranean diet and the Keto...

It’s July Food and Lifestyle News by Shaena Engle

Sheana Engle bring food and lifestyle news in the Greater Los Angeles for the month of July, 2022.===July 4 Dining SpecialsWest Hollywood and Newport Beach’s Gracias Madre will be extending their brunch hours this 4th of July to enjoy their brunch menu all day long. Diners can enjoy menu highlights including their Huevos Rancheros, Chilaquias, or their Enchiladas Verdes. Open from 11am to 4pm to celebrate Independence Day.West Hollywood’s Desert 5 Spot is hosting a special edition of their weekly Swimsuits & Cowboy Boots pool party/trading post. The rooftop will welcome live music, a mechanical bull, cowboy karaoke, BBQ, and...