Hello 2014! It’s a new year and a lot of us are thinking about shedding those extra pounds and paying more attention to our diet and exercise routines. Is it just me, or are my pants fitting a little tight?
As a doctor, you’d think I’d know better. And I do, but social gatherings have such a strong connection to food. We have cake for birthdays and four-course gourmet spreads to mark milestones and achievements. Or rounds of chicken wings, …Read more
If your husband offers to help with the housework, you may want to think twice before you take him up on the offer. A lack of physical activity is a known contributing factor to weight gain and obesity.
The decrease in the amount of housework being performed by women in recent years compared to decades ago may be contributing to the rising levels of obesity that are being seen in today’s society, according to a recent study published in PLosOne…Read more
Although some may argue that chocolate is not a junk food at all (because it is made with cocoa which is high in nutrients and antioxidants), the majority of chocolate available on the market is loaded with sugar and calories, and is so highly processed that any …Read more
If there is ever a myth that people might wish were true, it is this one. We have all heard old wives tales and health myths about how to improve your general health and well being, but what people might be really disappointed to learn is that sexual activity doesn’t burn calories, making the concept an apparent myth.
The New England Journal of Medicine has released information that puts to rest the idea that sex burns calories, alongside several other …Read more