Tagged: health

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no one’s gonna stop MY child from getting fat

Filed under WTF?! — Oliver blasts mums defying junk ban. Apparently mothers, in defiance of Jamie Olivers charge against parents and schools to feed kids healthier options and get the junk food out of schools, have been smuggling junk food...

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Funhouse camera!

The Daily Mail reports on a new “slimcam” setting on the new HP Photosmart R727 being marketed to women. The ‘slimcam setting’ on the gadget uses high-tech digital trickery to shave a few inches off its subject. Marketed at women,...

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today’s pet peeve

pet peeve: Serving Size vs. Servings Per Container for items that are clearly designed (and assumed intended) for single-person one-sitting consumption and the servings per container (spc) is a number greater than 1. I know, more caloric nazi nonsense, feel...

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no one wants to eat just one

From The Seattle Times food & wine section, Think twice before you nibble on “just one” When talking to people who are trying to lose weight, I often come across the “dieter’s paradox”: They “hardly eat anything,” but they still...

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*cough, cough, cough*

U.S. Details Dangers of Secondhand Smoking | washingtonpost.com Secondhand smoke dramatically increases the risk of heart disease and lung cancer in nonsmokers and can be controlled only by making indoor spaces smoke-free, according to a comprehensive report issued yesterday by...

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Olsen twins to launch nutrition show

Back in 2004, Mary Kate Olsen went through had to undergo treatment for an eating disorder, an experience that made her take a closer look at her life and at nutrition. Her reps say that she is healthy now and...

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It’s going around

Something’s been passing along, a few people are getting the same symptoms: sore throat, headaches, and the usual “I’m not really sick, but I feel icky” kinda stuff. Today was my turn, so I stayed home and watched a movie:...

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Who Shot First?

Let your bookends decide the age-old debate, depending on which DVD set you put in them now. I’ve been counting on the fact that the power of the almighty dollar would make him release the originals. Though this article ponders...

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Jackanory

187, today’s number is 187. We are pleased with this number, and we look forward to its gradual decline over the next few weeks. (un?)Fortunately I’m finally over all my sickness issues and other issues that really need not have...

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The Great Wave

We went over to the Sackler Gallery to see the Hokusai exhibit which was amazing and huge. Locals should try to see it if possible, it runs through May 14. That killed a good 45 mins and when we came...