Diabetes Epidemic: This Has to Stop!

I wish I could be the bearer of better news but new studies out this year show that: 40% of adults and 20% of children in America are now “obese.” HALF of Americans now have type II diabetes or pre-diabetes. Many do not even know they have type II diabetes. 2 out of 3 people […]

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In Kenya, and Across Africa, an Unexpected Epidemic: Obesity, Type II Diabetes and Chronic Illnesses of the Western World

Once again the world is seeing the sad effects of diet and lifestyle changes as fast food invades a country.   It is part of a seismic shift in Africa as rapid economic growth transforms every aspect of life, including the very shape of its people. Growing economies have led to growing waistlines. Obesity rates in […]

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Is Big Food’s Lobbying Arm on the Brink of Extinction?  Could the Efforts of Many Against GMO’s Be Really Taking Effect?

Consumers can take satisfaction in the fact that they’ve played a role in what some say is the diminishing power of the GMA (Grocery Manufacturers Association) over Washington policy. For many, gratification—even the delayed variety—is worth stirring up trouble in the marketplace if it results in brands cleaning up their acts on issues of health, […]

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As Countries Develop, Fast Food Takes Hold and Whole Countries Become Sick – This is the Story of Ghana

Obesity Was Rising as Ghana Embraced Fast Food. Then Came KFC. The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines. The NY Times published a great article  exposing what is happening to countries as fast food takes hold.  You can access the entire article […]

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Nutrition Science and Hands On Cooking With a Cardiologist, Nutritionist and Professional Chefs!

Have you wanted to learn more about the science of nutrition but also learn how to apply that knowledge in your own kitchen? Here’s the solution – Join Dr. Stephen Devries, integrative cardiologist and Carol D’Anca MS, LDN integrative nutritionist, for a unique half day conference where you will learn the science behind which foods are health promoting […]

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