According to an article on Health.com and a new study in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, young children who watch a lot of TV are missing out on more than just time on the playground. Children may also be setting themselves up for problems at school and unhealthy habits as they age. Every additional hour of TV [...]
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Baby fat isn’t just cute anymore — it could help fight obesity in adults.
In today’s Wall Street Journal, the obesity epidemic is tackled yet again. But this time with a different approach than ever before: baby fat, also known as brown adipose tissue or brown fat.
Brown fat in babies is used to keep their bodies [...]
According to the New York Times, a recent study by two economists reveals what may be truly surprising information. The study reports that the amount of child care time spent by parents at all income levels, especially those with a college education, has risen “dramatically” since the mid-1990s.
Pre-1995, mothers spent an average of [...]
Today I had the pleasure of attending a wonderful luncheon presented by PCNY. Guest speakers, Linda Simidian, “Good Day New York“; Deb Kosofsky, “Today Show“; Carla Spartos, New York Post; Jack Bettridge, Wine Spectator/Cigar Aficionado; and Daniel Maurer, New York Magazine, were all great speakers and provided useful information to all of the PR professionals [...]
Surely you have caught at least a glimpse of the 2010 Winter Olympics. And you have also probably heard about the athlete’s diets and calorie consumption during training and competition. But one thing you might have missed, or at least didn’t catch because you thought it was a little crazy is… the healing power of [...]
First cutting trans fat and posting calorie counts, New York City is now tackling the salt addiction many consumers unknowingly face.
The New York City Department of Health announced today an initiative to reduce salt in restaurants and packaged food.
Considering Americans consume twice the amount of salt recommended by the USDA, reducing the intake might be [...]