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Healthy Food Found To Be Very Hard On The Wallet

Posted on 04 August 2011 by admin

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – Researchers have found that healthy food is more expensive than unhealthy food.

The study, which was published in the journal Health Affairs, focused in the cost of food in the U.S.

Americans are spending thousands of dollars each year on food, and researchers from the University of Washington aimed to look into cost differences of healthy and unhealthy food. Continue Reading

Hot Dogs Are Full Of Fat, Unhealthy Processed Meats

Posted on 01 August 2011 by admin

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – A non-profit organization has started a campaign against the American favorite at baseball parks around the country, the hot dog.

The non-profit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has launched a major campaign to alert the entire U.S. about the dangers of consuming hot dogs. Continue Reading

More Muscle Means Less Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted on 31 July 2011 by admin

Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – A new study released this week has found that by increasing muscle mass, you can actually greatly lower your risk of type 2 diabetes.

The study was led by researchers from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and focused on over 13,500 adults in total. Continue Reading

McDonald’s To Start Making Healthier Happy Meals

Posted on 26 July 2011 by admin

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – The fast food giant McDonald’s has announced that they are going to begin to make their menu healthier, including Happy Meals.

McDonald’s Corp. has been taking quite a few hits over the past decade as Americans are pushing more and more to fight the obesity epidemic. Continue Reading

Here Comes Summer

Posted on 14 June 2011 by admin

Now that summer is just a week away, millions of Americans are doing what they can to shape up in time for the nice weather.

With temps on the up and up,, people are trying to get in shape so that they feel confident when it comes to showing off their bodies in public; on the beach or in the back yard with friends. Continue Reading

Desperate Women Turning To The HCG Diet

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

Many people are weighing in on the controversial HCG diet which is becoming very popular amongst American women looking to shed unwanted pounds.

The diet involves daily injections of a pregnancy hormone called HCG which is derived from a pregnant woman’s urine, and works in combination with a 500 calory a day diet. Continue Reading

Mediterranean diet Reduces Risk Of Developing Metabolic Syndrome

Posted on 10 March 2011 by staff

New research proves that to live a long happy life free of disease, following the Mediterranean diet is something that you should be doing.

The diet is hpacked with fruits and veggies, seafood and other healthy items, while avoiding dairy, red meat and other tasty treats. Continue Reading

FDA Denounces The HCG Diet For Weight Loss

Posted on 09 March 2011 by staff

A new diet that is gaining a lot of publicity as of late is the HCG diet in which a pregnancy hormone is injected into the body that promotes weight loss.

The diet consists of the daily shot along with maintaining a daily diet of 500 calories and according to those who have tried it, the diet actually works. Continue Reading

Eating A Mediterranean Diet Reduces Heart Disease Risk

Posted on 08 March 2011 by staff

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – Another big study has proven that following a Mediterranean Diet can greatly reduce your risk of heart disease, diabetes and various forms of cancer.

The Mediterranean Diet is one consisting of fruits and veggies while ignoring foods high in fat and carbohydrates and has been touted for quite some time as the one to follow for optimum health. Continue Reading

David Murdock Dieting For Longevity

Posted on 07 March 2011 by staff

Many people say that to live a long life one must remain optimistic and this is exactly what billionaire David Murdock plans to do.

At 87 years old he says that there is no reason on God’s green earth why he can not live to see his 125th birthday and plans to do everything in his power to do just that. Continue Reading