Milwaukee Edition

Archive of: Health Brief and NAPC

Title Issue
Sharper Image

Sharper Image

Working out regularly and still not satisfied with your appearance? The culprit could be your exercise routine.

March 2007

Low-Fat Foods Can Lead to Obesity

“Stick with the regular version of foods, but eat a little bit less,” counsels Brian Wansink, Ph.D., author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think.

February 2007
Chew Well to Lose Weight

Chew Well to Lose Weight

The first scientific study on “satiety” shows that chewing each bite 25 times causes women to eat up to 210 fewer calories a day and they wind up weighing less.

February 2007
GE Foods Update

GE Foods Update

A Pew Initiative of Food and Biotechnology survey reveals that 75 percent of Americans believe that they’ve never eaten a genetically engineered food.

February 2007
Poetic Art for the Heart

Poetic Art for the Heart

It turns out that reciting poetry with a good beat can give our heart a break.

February 2007
Why Our Body Loves Salad

Why Our Body Loves Salad

UCLA/Louisiana State University research is the first to blunt concerns about the human body’s ability to absorb needed nutrients from raw vegetables.

February 2007

A Truly Sweet Heart

Dr. Weil offers a handful of do-able tips to treat our own sweet heart right by cutting out bad cholesterol and pumping up goodness at mealtime.

February 2007

Why Wild Salmon Works

Salmon farming is up due to high demand, prices are down, and salmon is available year-round. But health experts note that not all salmon are created equal.

January 2007
Parents Advocate Mercury-Free Flu Shots

Parents Advocate Mercury-Free Flu Shots

A survey by reveals that an overwhelming majority of Americans are unaware that 90 percent of this season’s flu shot supply contains mercury.

January 2007
Healthy Eating Online Directories Debut

Healthy Eating Online Directories Debut

SustainableTable.org now serves up a healthy dose of cookbooks, recipes and eating tips for both homebodies and travelers.

January 2007