Obesity

May 31, 2022

Steps to help prevent tick or mosquito bites

The Memorial Day weekend, the official start of summer is behind us, so it’s time to begin thinking about summer safety tips. Here’s the latest evidence-based […]
May 29, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 28, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Teach the children well

Each Memorial Day weekend, one of my favorite tributes and reminders of what this holiday means comes from my friend, Gary Bauer. I hope his post […]
May 27, 2022

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRIBUTE — The “Forgotten Front” of World War II

Here’s an Op-Ed that I submitted to a number of newspapers to run this Memorial Day weekend. I’m hopeful one or more will actually publish it. […]
May 26, 2022

New law outlaws crib bumpers or inclined sleepers for infants

Last week, President Biden, “signed into law legislation that prohibits the manufacture and sale of crib bumpers or inclined sleepers blamed for more than 200 infant […]
May 25, 2022

Good sleep is very important in maintaining weight loss

Research presented at the European Congress on Obesity found that proper sleep could help patients with obesity maintain their weight loss.
May 24, 2022

Studies link Mediterranean diet to improved heart health and mood

For a number of years, the Mediterranean Diet has been rated by U.S. News and World Reports at the top of its “Best Diets Overall,” “The Best […]
May 23, 2022

Bloom features “At First Light” on Military Monday around the country

Bloom TV is a feature that is syndicated to local TV stations around the country. I was honored to be on their Military Monday for a […]
February 2, 2012

Hormone produced by exercise helps control obesity, blood sugar levels

The San Francisco Chronicle reports a study in Nature showing that irisin, “a hormone naturally found in muscle cells … rises during exercise, converting white fat into […]
February 7, 2012

Eating frequently may lead to less weight gain in girls

Reuters reports that according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, girls who ate meals and snacks frequently gained less weight than […]
February 9, 2012

Gastric bypass trumps banding for weight loss

The Wall Street Journal reports that according to a six-year study of some 442 Swiss patients published in the Archives of Surgery, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery […]
February 11, 2012

Do African mango supplements help with weight loss?

African mango supplements are touted to help shed pounds, but do they really work?
November 8, 2021

Can missing sleep cause excessive snacking?

Researchers from Ohio State University wanted to study how sleep duration affected dietary choices. To do so, they analyzed data from nearly 20,000 U.S. adults ranging […]
March 29, 2022

Light exposure during sleep linked to increased blood sugar and heart rate

I’ve told you in the past that sleeping in a dark room with no light improves sleep and overall health. A new study reported that sleeping for only […]