Special Report

Navigating Nutrition

We may be familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat,” but how many of us really note what we are eating and how much, or evaluate the nutritional content of any given food we eat? Do high obesity rates indicate that too many of us are eating mindlessly? 

Navigating the Nutrition Facts Label

Navigating the Nutritional Facts Label

Regina Meyer

Part of the task of looking our best involves paying attention to what we eat. And learning about food and nutrition is the first step to healthy eating.

Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention

Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention

Alice Abler

Both on an individual level and on a global level, the time to take care of soaring obesity rates is before they careen out of control.

Food for Thought: Omega-3 and Omega-6

Regina Meyer

For many years we have heard that fats are bad for us. In recent years science has discovered that dietary fats are not all equal, nor are they all bad.

Obesity Epidemic Continues to Expand

Obesity Epidemic Continues to Expand

Alice Abler

The recent Call To Action by the Surgeon General was an attempt to spotlight obesity as a public health crisis. How important is a healthy weight?