October 2009


By Jesse Cannone Every fall millions of American children and teenagers return to school. And like clockwork, hundreds of articles and news stories expounding the potential dangers of kids backpacks return to virtually every newspaper, television station and news website. Are backpacks really hurting our kids? Should parents lie awake at night concerned the backpack […]

Because food is a fact as biological and cultural, there is great diversity of opinions and beliefs in this regard. A mixture of carbohydrates and proteins: it is false that this combination of nutrients increase the amount of calories, or is dangerous or not recommended for weight loss treatments. Water consumption: there is scientific consensus […]

Are you planning to risk your life? Start with your account on a diet of either a book or magazine, or those that come in envelopes and used to prepare soups, smoothies and as the label reads “replace a meal” . While not all are equal, are based on a similar principle: the sudden and […]

MYTH: Eating carrots will improve your vision. FACT: Carrots are rich in vitamin A, which is important for a healthy diet, but eating carrots, even extraordinarily large quantities of carrots, will not improve your vision. MYTH: Reading in the dark will damage your eyes. FACT: Reading in the dark can cause your eyes to fatigue, […]

Meats are not fattening diet False, because there are no serious studies that prove this condition, and it is essential the amount and type of meat consumed in order to assess this with certainty. What is the relationship of egg cholesterol? Egg is a food rich in cholesterol, especially the yolk. There are many studies […]

Because food is a fact as biological and cultural, there is great diversity of opinions and beliefs in this regard. A mixture of carbohydrates and proteins It is false that this combination of nutrients increase the amount of calories, or is dangerous or not recommended for weight loss treatments. Water consumption There is scientific consensus […]