become a big part of peoples live. Unfortunately, the food provided at such
places is generally not good for your health! Some fast food restaurants are now
offering more healthy choices to customers as the demand for eating better and
living a more healthy lifestyle grows.
What choices are offered and how
can you make better choices when choosing what food to order. Take a look at
some of the foods which large scale fast food restaurants are now offering as a
healthy choice aside from burgers and fries.
veggie burger and please hold the mayo
grilled chicken sandwich or asian salad.
Bean burrito or
the spicy chicken soft taco
not aware of them and
the restaurants themselves do not really push the items.
When you do order a
more nutritous meal, make sure that the person who takes the
understands that the side will also need to be healthy as in a salad or
yogurt versus fries which are expected to be your choice.
The bottom line
is people will eat fast food and the fact is, it tastes good. When you eat it
all the time,. it will get old fast, unless you are addicted. Are you
to fast food chains
and food? Break the habbit and get some fresh deli meat at a
super-market. Get some healthy bread and hold the mayo when possible. This
alone will save you money each and every week, and provide a better tasting and
healthier eating experience.
New Diet Drug Gets FDA
A new diet drug has got approval from the FDA. This was
July 27th 2012 and good news for many who are looking to try another weight loss
remedy with the drug administrations approval. It is called Belvig and
to trick the patients mind into feeling full sooner then normal.
8,000 people included in the trial and on average they lost 5.8%
over-all body weight along with using a diet and exercise
Dr. Jeanmarie Perrone, who reviewed data on the drug for the
committee, still has her doubts about it.
benefit of the drug doesn't really outweigh the risks of the drug," she said,
"in terms of the
benefit being so modest in most of the patients who were
Why We Are So Fat
Finding healthy food
at affordable prices combined with a safe place to exercise is amongst the
challenges for many who are poor but still need to lose weight
fact Mississippi has the highest obesity rate in the country
and this coincides
with the fact they are also rated as the poorest state
economically. Is this a
coincidence or just reality? Not only low income
people are overweight.People
from all walks of life are looking for a real
cure to obesity.
In 1990, not one U.S. state had an obesity rate greater
than 14 percent, according to
the CDC. Ten years later, 23 states reported
an obesity rate between 20 to 24
percent. And in 2010, 36 states had an
obesity rate of at least 25 percent,
with 12 states reporting an obesity
rate beyond 30 percent. (The CDC notes that
it used a new methodology for
its 2011 survey, rendering comparisons with past
years rather rough.) Quote
For the first time in recent history, life
expectancy has actually gone down. Obesity is putting
people at risk for
numerous health problems including heart disease and
diabetes. The ease of
fast food restaurants
and microwave junk food has played a
definate role in our increased
size. It is our hope that companies will find a
way to provide more
nutritous food at affordable prices so that many who woukl
love to eat
better, have the option. Keep walking, jogging and eating better
This will surely be the road map to diet success.