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Fitness & Nutrition: Information for Disability & Health Conditions Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Fitness and Nutrition Information category.

Though some documents may have since been updated or revised they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-01-04 : Facial Exercises Help Middle-aged Women Appear Younger - Northwestern University : Women looked an average of three years younger after 20 weeks of facial exercises which yielded firmer skin, fuller upper and lower cheeks.
2017-12-20 : Old and New Food Pyramid with Pictures : Description of the new and old food pyramids with pictures explaining how they work and examples of how to eat healthier with proper serving sizes.
2016-02-01 : The Phases of Starvation - What Happens When We Starve : Information regarding the stages of starvation and the effect malnutrition has on the human body.
2015-12-28 : Overeating of Health Foods Perceived as Less Filling : Researchers examine overconsumption of healthy foods which consumers often perceive to be less filling.
2015-09-10 : Sugar Substitutes: General Information on Sweeteners : Information regarding natural and artificial sweeteners as diabetic substitutes for sugar consumption.
2015-04-03 : Man Drinks 10 Cokes a Day - Then 10 Diet Cokes a Day : George Prior is documenting his health while consuming 10 Cokes a day to increase public awareness about danger of excessive sugar in standard American diet.
2014-12-23 : Change to a Healthier Lifestyle in 2015 : Tips based on recent research that applies to people of all ages on how to enjoy a healthier, happier life.
2014-07-10 : Add Years to Your Life with a Healthy Lifestyle : For the first time the consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle can be depicted in numbers.
2014-05-12 : Dehydration: General Information and Prevention Tips : Information regarding prevention of dehydration by consuming enough water throughout the day.
2013-10-15 : Adding Citrus Fiber to Meatballs Improves Nutritional Quality : Study shows including citrus fiber in ground beef products for nutritional reasons still retains quality and taste of the meat.
2013-06-17 : Associated Health Risks of Eating Fast Foods : Eating fast food more than twice a week is associated with weight gain and insulin resistance in young adults who are otherwise healthy.
2012-07-06 : Abnormal Posturing and Potential Causes : Abnormal posturing happens with little stimulation and is a sign of serious damage to the central nervous system.
2011-09-30 : Eating Farm-fresh Produce Benefits Families and Communities : Getting back to basics by eating balanced meals and farm fresh produce can benefit families and communities in many ways.
2011-08-08 : Are Eggs a Healthy Breakfast Choice : Are eggs as a breakfast food healthy or are they a high cholesterol trap the answer depends on what the hen eats says a Tel Aviv University researcher.
2011-06-15 : American School Milk Battle Won by Jamie Oliver : Jamie Olivers Food Revolution celebrating victory in its on-going campaign to get children fed properly at American schools.
2011-06-03 : Lowfat Chocolate Milk - Post Exercise Recovery Advantages : Drinking lowfat chocolate milk after a tough workout helps give trained and amateur athletes a post exercise training advantage.
2011-05-20 : Obesity Crisis and Its Impact on the Workplace : New report updates employers on current trends related to the obesity epidemic impact on the workplace today.
2011-04-28 : Most Americans Want Health Coaching : WellPoint health coaches work with employees to identify and resolve clinical and non-clinical issues that impact their ability to be productive.
2011-02-07 : Lifestyle Affects Life Expectancy More than Genetics : How long your parents lived does not affect how long you will live it is how you live your life that determines life expectancy.
2011-01-10 : American Women Speak Out About Weight Loss and Healthy Eating : On average, more than a third of American women think about their weight at least three times per day.
2011-01-03 : Most Significant Fitness Trends For 2011 - Extreme Fitness : Extreme Fitness announces top fitness trends based on survey of over 1000 group fitness experts personal trainers fitness consultants and nutritionists.
2010-12-24 : Rice Bran Revolutionizes Modern Nutrition : Rice bran is the most nutrient-dense food ever tested and a source of over one dozen important vitamins and minerals.
2010-12-22 : Eat Healthy Live Longer : The leading causes of death have shifted from infectious diseases to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer.
2010-12-20 : Tips for Burning More Calories : One of the quickest and most effective ways to burn calories in your body is to increase your metabolic rate.
2010-11-30 : Battle the Bulge This Holiday Season - TurboSonic : With the new TurboSonic sound vibration system adults can experience a 60 minute aerobic and anaerobic workout in just 10 minutes.
2010-11-18 : What are Revive Mints and Why are They So Popular : Each Revive mint contains the same kick as a boost of coffee or a energy drink and is packed with antioxidants.
2010-10-25 : Is Tap Water Safe to Drink : Tests have shown that our drinking water supply contains over 200 different chemicals and contaminants.
2010-10-11 : Distinctions Between Obesity and Waist-Hip Ratio : Discovery of 18 new regions of the human genome contributing to obesity and 13 new regions influencing waist-hip ratio.
2010-10-05 : Is Your Job Making You Fat : Office-workers have become less active over the last 30 years this decreased activity may explain rise in obesity.
2010-10-04 : Bill Clinton Credits Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn for Weight Loss and Heart Health Benefits : Results from Dr. Esselstyns 20-year study proving changes in diet and nutrition can actually cure heart disease.
2010-09-12 : Safety of Gastric Banding Weight-Loss Surgery in Question : Increasing doubts about safety of Lap Band surgery and similar weight loss procedures.
2010-09-08 : Energy Drinks May Give Young Sports Teams an Edge : Consuming energy drinks during team sports could help young people perform better, a study suggests.
2010-08-25 : Moderate Drinking - Health Benefits or Risky : Moderate drinking of one to less than three drinks per day linked to a decrease in mortality in middle-aged and older adults.
2010-08-24 : Has your Child Eaten Fish Today : Important reasons for including seafood and omega 3 in your young childs diet.
2010-08-19 : Women with Active Lifestyles More Confident, Sexy and Ready to Say Yes! : Survey finds women who work out regularly do it to be healthy more confident energized and accomplished women.
2010-08-17 : Study Examines Risks and Rewards of Energy Drinks : Popular energy drinks promise better athletic performance and weight loss but do the claims hold up.
2010-08-17 : Americans Begin to Embrace Heart-Smart Nutrition Trend : rowing Awareness of Heart-Healthy Nutrition Choices such as Soy Emerges from New Consumer Research.
2010-08-11 : Power Your Child's Brain with a Smart Breakfast : Breakfast before school should provide children with essential nutrients vitamins and minerals to support their growing minds bodies and health needs.
2010-07-14 : Fluoride Level in Tea Higher Than Thought : Black tea may contain higher concentrations of fluoride than previously thought.
2010-06-19 : U.S. School Wellness Policies Outdated : School wellness policies researchers recommend involving teachers in nutrition education policy making.
2010-06-09 : What Should Your Daily Sodium Intake Be : Sodium is expected to have an ongoing negative impact on health see the recommended daily sodium intake amounts.
2010-06-06 : Anti Aging Tips to Look and Feel Younger : A number of tips on anti aging and making yourself look younger and more attractive.
2010-06-02 : Barilla Helps Families Believe in Meaningful Meals Again : Families making the commitment to enhance mealtime have an opportunity to share their story with other families nationwide.
2010-06-01 : How to Live Longer and Healthier - Leave America : Want to live longer and healthier increase your chances if you move out of the US.
2010-05-17 : Reducing 1.5 Trillion Calories by 2015 : Food and Beverage Manufacturers pledge to reduce 1.5 trillion calories by the end of 2015.
2010-05-14 : Belly Fat or Hip Fat it's in Your Genes : Why men store fat in their bellies and women store it in their hips may have finally been answered.
2010-05-05 : InTune Wellness Program Pays You to Get Healthy : InTune is paying members cash incentives and prizes as members do the right things for their health.
2010-04-22 : Ethnicity Key to Accurate BMI Measurements : First study to examine diverse populations shows current body mass index cutoff values fail to identify many women as obese.
2010-04-17 : Americans Urged to Upgrade Family Meals : Campaign about making small changes in meal preparation to improve the family diet.
2010-03-29 : Under-diagnosis of Obesity when Using Body Mass Index (BMI) : New Research Indicates a Massive Under-diagnosis of Obesity when Using Body Mass Index (BMI).
2010-03-08 : Farm to School Program - School Food Service : During the school day children eat roughly one-third of their nutritional needs while at school.
2010-02-25 : World Pistachio Day - Health Information on the Pistachio Nut : World Pistachio Day including calorie information and health benefits of the Pistachio nut.
2010-02-16 : Legislating to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Canada : Governments in Canada have taken little legislative action to promote healthy nutrition and physical activity.
2010-02-01 : Red Wine Good for Heart - White Wine Good for Lungs : University at Buffalo study reveals drinking wine recently, and over a lifetime, associated with better lung function.
2010-01-19 : Wellness ToolBox: Technology for Self-Health and Wellness : Wellness ToolBox is as a health management tool and can integrate with any wellness fitness or health maintenance system.
2010-01-06 : More Calories than Nutrition Label Indicates Possible in Restaurant and Packaged Foods : Reliance on the accuracy of food labeling is an important weight management strategy.
2009-09-22 : Genetically Modified Food: GM Foods List and Information : Genetically modified foods information including list of GM foods with DNA changes and pros and cons of GM food.
2009-09-17 : Wine Flavored Yogurt Chocolates Creams and Face Masks : Powder from red wine production could be used for yogurt and chocolates to creams and face masks.
2009-09-14 : Enriching Junk Food Project Abandoned : Health Canada is abandoning its food fortification project that would have allowed the junk food industry to enrich its products with vitamins and minerals.
2009-08-31 : Can we Change Society : While we cannot change our genes we can do a lot to our lifestyles and environments.
2009-08-10 : Food Stamps Linked To Weight Gain : The link between food stamp use and BMI with higher weight gain remains clear especially for women.
2009-08-07 : Study Shows Drinking Beetroot Juice Boosts Stamina : Study reveals drinking beetroot juice reduces oxygen uptake to an extent that cannot be achieved by other means including training.
2009-08-05 : What you Eat Depends on with Whom you Eat : What a person chooses to eat at lunch or dinner is influenced by who they eat with and the gender make-up of the group.
2009-07-29 : Organic Food Not Nutritionally Better than Conventional : There is no evidence that organically produced foods are nutritionally superior to conventionally produced foodstuffs.
2009-07-15 : Health and Wellness - Education and Self-Discipline : It makes sense to eat and drink things that naturally sustain health and extend life span.
2009-06-07 : Fatty Foods Not Empty Stomach Cause Hunger : Hunger hormone ghrelin is activated by food fat in order to optimize nutrient metabolism and promote the storage of body fat.
2009-05-19 : Excessive Cola Consumption can Lead to Super-sized Muscle Problems : Evidence is increasing to suggest that excessive cola consumption can lead to hypokalaemia in which the blood potassium levels fall.
2009-02-25 : Fitness and Nutrition Needs in Forties and Older : As we age our fitness regime and health programs should take us to twice the life expectancy of our ancestors.
2009-02-22 : Nutrition and Exercising : Adequate nutritional quality is necessary if your want to achieve the maximum benefits of exercising.
2009-02-10 : Fitness Tips for Women : Many women begin their health and fitness routines with cardio exercises and then follow it up with weight lifting.
2009-02-10 : Cardiovascular Fitness - Cardio Workouts : There is so much talk about the need to have good cardiovascular fitness to maintain good health these days.
2009-02-06 : Bowflex Fitness Exercise Machines : A Bowflex exercise and fitness machine helps improve muscle flexibility by using power rods attached to pulleys to give you your workout.

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