Tag Archive: health

Jul 30

Dance Marathon

Games to get kids off the couch Some of the new video games on the market make children move more than their thumbs – they get the kids off the couch and get them to exercise. With television and video games often blamed for contributing to the growing problem of obesity in children, video game …

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Nov 17

Common Sense Diet

The Smoke and Mirrors of Food Labeling By SHERRI DAY “Food companies – including some that have pledged to act in the face of rising obesity rates – routinely exploit labeling laws that allow them to make their products seem less fattening than they really are, according to nutritionists and consumer groups.” While deception in …

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Jun 12

Fat Tax

This makes sense. If we’re going to tax alcohol, cigarettes, and other unhealthy things, we might as well tax fatty foods. Government unit ‘urges fat tax’ Plans for a tax on fatty foods such as cakes and biscuits are being considered by government advisers. The Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit is considering increasing duties on some …

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May 31

Faith Healing

I’m not talking about tent revivals and Benny Hin. This is serious stuff.

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May 08

Wack Away a Few Pounds

This guy must be from San Francisco. Pudgy porkers pare pounds with new wanker’s dietBy Masuo Kamiyama "Type ‘diet regimens’ into the Google.com search engine, and you’ll get over 40,000 hits. They’ve got the water diet, the high-fiber diet, the drinker’s diet, the high protein diet, the sugar-busters diet and so on, ad nauseam. The …

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