21 Jan '12, 3pm

Make MyPlate Your Plate: MyPlate is much easier to understand than the Food Pyramid system, which it replaced. I...

Make MyPlate Your Plate: MyPlate is much easier to understand than the Food Pyramid system, which it replaced. I...

When I was only 29 months old, I was featured on the front page of the Galveston Daily News as the fattest child in Galveston County. The whole county! In those days, a fat baby was considered a healthy baby. Unfortunately, we now know a fat baby is often not a healthy baby and more likely to be an unhealthy adult. In 2012, 1 in 3 children are obese. Mission Readiness, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization run by retired military leaders dedicated to investing in America’s youth, discovered that today, 27 percent of 17- to 24-year-olds, some 9 million, are too fat to meet the basic minimum standards required for military service. I was very fortunate; I was able to change my exercise level, my diet, and ultimately my body size. Today, I’m at my ideal body weight. But that was not an accident. It took a conscious decision on my part to change my dietary habits – both what f...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/make-myplate-your-plate....

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tankinlian.blogspot.com 31 Jan '12, 7am

I retired from NTUC Income on 28 February 2007, after heading this cooperative for 30 years. I now run a consultancy compa...

2012 Called Make or Break Year for Smart Grid

2012 Called Make or Break Year for Smart Grid

spectrum.ieee.org 20 Jan '12, 6pm

Vladimir Lenin, who needs no introduction, famously or perhaps notoriously said that communism equaled Soviet power plus t...

Concentrating Photovoltaics: It's Make It or Br...

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Jan '12, 3pm

Not bad for a relatively new technology, but securing the pipeline and any future projects could make for a tough solar ra...

Concentrating Photovoltaics: It's Make It or Br...

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Jan '12, 3pm

Not bad for a relatively new technology, but securing the pipeline and any future projects could make for a tough solar ra...

Top 3 Benefits of Vitamin D | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 22 Jan '12, 2am

What exactly makes vitamin D so important to our health? Quite simply, it directly and indirectly influences most of what ...

The cleaner plate club: Making sustainable food realistic for parents

The cleaner plate club: Making sustainable food...

grist.org 18 Jan '12, 1pm

About a month ago, I heard a story on NPR’s Morning Edition about a study on working mothers and multi-tasking . Moms, the...

They Are Marketing to Children Too...Imagine That!

They Are Marketing to Children Too...Imagine That!

care2.com 21 Jan '12, 9pm

I have seriously had to rethink, or maybe revise, the act of supermarket shopping with my young son. This is not because h...