Wednesday, July 16, 2014
“As an Eating Disorder Professional, I know that many of my clients that are in treatment for Anorexia, Bulimia, Bulimarexia, Binge Eating Disorder or Obesity are overwhelmed by all the information in the news about our health. In hopes of relieving some of the stress this can inflict on both my patients and readers, I’ve highlighted some of the weekly health news that was of particular interest to all of us at The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity. From my eating disorder and obesity treatment center in Cincinnati, here is your weekly news update for the week of July 17 – 23, 2014!”
Your Summer Cooking Tool Kit
Cooks breathe a collective sigh of relief at the height of summer. All the luscious fruits and vegetables you’ve been craving for months are at their peak, and nobody wants or expects you to spend all day in the kitchen wrestling with them. LEARN MORE
Is Organic Produce Healthier and Does it Really Matter?
The web is abuzz with news of a recent meta-study that proves that organic produce is healthier than conventional. The study analyzed from over 300 peer-reviewed articles and found that: LEARN MORE
We Are Our Bacteria
We may think of ourselves as just human, but we’re really a mass of microorganisms housed in a human shell. Every person alive is host to about 100 trillion bacterial cells. They outnumber human cells 10 to one and account for 99.9 percent of the unique genes in the body. LEARN MORE
What is clean eating?
The first time I heard the word “clean” in relation to food was way back in the mid-1990s. I attended a conference about supermarket trends, and learned that grocery chains were starting to “clean up” store brand ingredient lists by removing unrecognizable terms. LEARN MORE
8 Blueberry Facts You Need to Know (Surprising Recipe Included)
July is National Blueberry Month, so let’s celebrate with some fun facts: LEARN MORE
Bill to Ban BPA in Food Packaging is Introduced, Here’s How to Protect Your Family in the Meanwhile
The Senate and House of Representatives are both proposing a new food safety bill. The Ban Poisonous Additives Act is specifically targeting Bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical widely used in plastic bottles and cans and associated with cancer, infertility, and fetal development issues. LEARN MORE
Were there any news articles that you saw this week that really grabbed your attention? Leave a comment with a link. If the article helped you, it will likely help some of my other readers!