Fat Shaming Online: Why All The Hate on Fat People?

There is s lot of stigma around obesity and fat people in society. Having an belief that fat people are all sub-human lazy pieces of crap doesn’t float because they are people. They are human beings with thoughts and emotions just as strong and as valid as ours, and they are doing the best they

Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Power, Study Finds

The Wall Street Journal.: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Brain Power, Study Finds. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw6K6d7xI

Are sugar in fruits bad?

   Half of your plate should include fruits and vegetables. That’s the latest recommendation for consuming fruits and vegetables. Why do you think it is recommended? It’s because they are bad. Of course not! Everyone knows that fruits are healthy… they are the default “health foods.” Most of them are also very convenient… some people call them

10 Meat-Free Protein Sources

Protein is essential for everything from healthy hair and nails to, yes, encouraging muscle growth . Also, protein helps you feel fuller for a longer period of time. It takes longer time to convert protein into simple sugar for body to use it. This makes feel not hungry for longer period of time. There are

My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 4

Documentation takes time and patients, and it’s not imperative, but you might find it useful. I’m a documenter. I like to be able to track what’s going on, so I can go back later, and see what worked and what didn’t. Documentation saves me time when dealing with food. I don’t have to continually go

My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 3

Last time, I promised to give you a list of tools you would need to get started on your weight-loss adventure. I hope you didn’t run out to Lowe’s. The tools you need will not cost any money, and you may have some of what is needed already. Weight loss is not easy, and you

My health journey as a patient tracking obesity and diabetes part 2

The last time, as you may remember, I was working hard at the gym, but getting unacceptable results. I knew this was not right, but I wasn’t sure what to do about it. So I spoke to my primary care physician about my problem, and she suggested I talk to a Dietician. I agreed, but

My health journey as a patient tackling obesity and diabetes

I spent most of my life working as an industrial mechanic. I have no “DR.” before my name or any fancy title that follows. I’m just an average guy who has had some experiences, and who has learned a little in my 67 years of life, and would like to pass it along. Obesity in

Flavor your food without adding calories with healthy condiments

To add flavor to food, many people rely on cheese, bottled salad dressings, and other fatty condiments but there are many healthier, lighter options to flavor your food without adding extra calories. Not only these options are low calorie but also nutritious. Lemon Juice (1 tablespoon – 4 cal) Hot Sauce  (1 tablespoon – 2

Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity and Sleep Tracker Wristband

Fitbit has long been doing fitness wearables a lot longer than others, but now it’s taking its health tracking technology to the next level with the Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband – and it’s one of the most impressive options we have seen.  Wear this Fitbit Flex wristband to monitor steps taken, distance, calories