Obesity/diabetes patients also tend to have high blood pressure. I know the nation has put a lot of effort into warning about eating too much salt. This was probably more noticeable in the African American community.
Regardless of the number of education campaigns and no/no's from our doctors, salt intake in the US has not fallen in 50 years. That is pretty shocking. It seems that just as fat has been added to our food, salt is creeping into our daily eating habits because we now use…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on November 24, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments
Children's nutrution programs are a bi-partisan issue in US politics. Urban centers have kid to feed and the Heartland has crops to sell. No matter what the nutritional deficits, kids in America need not starve at breakfast or lunch if they are in a school district and quality for free/reduced meals. It is a blessing, but the kids don't see it that way. They hate the food and they hate the stigma.
USDA is on the childhood obesity prevention bandwagon and school lunch programs…Continue
Added by Percival Scott Fife on November 24, 2010 at 3:04pm — No Comments