Mediterranean Diet Could Reduce Heart Risks, Study Shows

A new study has shown that a Mediterranean diet could significantly reduce heart risks. The Mediterranean diet is generally associated with diets that are prevalent in Italy, Greece, and Spain. It includes large amounts of fruits, vegetables, olive oil, cereals,…

Artificial Sweeteners Are Not a Magic Wand for Your Waistline

Artificial sweeteners may sound like a golden pathway to the land of the slim, but I wouldn’t bet the farm on these alternatives helping you to lose weight all by themselves. For someone like me, a guy who puts away…

Nine Year-Old’s Food Blog Instigates Change in Scotland School

I’m kind of in awe of nine year-old Scottish food blogger Martha Payne right about now. As someone who’s been doing the blogging/internet writing thing for over seven years now, I’ve always dreamed of making some sort of positive impact…

Vogue Mom Forces 7-Year Old Daughter To Lose 16 Pounds

In a time when childhood obesity is rampant–due mostly to a reliance on fast food and digital devices rather than vegetables and exercise–it’s not uncommon to hear of a parent who takes a doctor’s advice to heart and puts their…