Weighing up the facts

A 14 year old boy today, is on average 3 stone heavier than his grandfather was at the same age. Most of the weight gain has happened over the last 20 years. So how have we come to this? safefood weighs up the facts… Find out more at www.safefood.eu… Excerpt from the original article Source…

Sitting Down is Killing You

Excerpt from the original article This particular infographic is quite appropriate for me, since lately I’ve been spending an inordinate amount of time sitting down in front of my computer. Despite knowing that it’s bad for me, it has become an unfortunate fact of life. Over the course of the previous year, I barely did…

16 Fascinating Facts About Sleep

Excerpt from the original article Sleep is probably one of the most important contributing factors to our health,  yet most of us know surprisingly little about it. We spend roughly 1/3 of our lives sleeping (that’s thirty years if you live to be ninety!), and while it may look like there’s not a lot going…

Obesity weights down the US economy

Jul 13, 2010 Blues-funded FIT project helps Grand Rapids schools continue fight against childhood obesity. We partnered with Michigan State University\’s College of Human Medicine to launch the FIT childhood obesity prevention program to reverse this unhealthy trend among our youth. The collaborative initiative with Grand Rapids Public Schools and area groups aims to change…