Thursday, October 21, 2010

Food Trucks Across the USA

A new trend is starting to take over the major cities in the USA.  The foods trucks are coming.  Food trucks of all types of menus are rolling through your town.  They are offering new ways to eat healthier food on the go. They also offer some great local creations. Check out the site below and see what is cruising around.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Flu Season Is Here. How To Improve Your White Blood Cell Count

Revolutionaries it is that dreaded time of year again.  Yes, it is flu season.  We have already seen many people across South Florida get hit with the Flu Bug. We know white blood cells are our bodies army. Their purpose is to battle against viruses and bacteria attacking our body.  We set out to find what we could do to give our white blood cell army a boost. Here is what we found.   

Monday, October 4, 2010

Do You Exercise? This study says probably not!

Only about 5% of American adults do some type of vigorous physical activity on any given day, according to the results of a new study.Researchers analyzed 2003-2008 data from nearly 80,000 participants, aged 20 and older, in the American Time Use Survey, a national telephone-based poll that asked people what they did in the preceding 24 hours.

Most respondents reported sedentary activities such as eating and drinking (95.6%) and watching television/movies (80.1%), or light activities such as washing, dressing and grooming (78.9%), and driving a car, truck or motorcycle (71.4%).  The most frequently reported moderate activities were food and drink preparation (25.7%) and lawn, garden and houseplant care (10.6%), lead investigator Catrine Tudor-Locke, director of the Walking Behavior Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, and colleagues found.  Only 5% of respondents reported vigorous physical activities, including using cardiovascular exercise equipment (2.2%) and running (1.1%).

The survey findings are published online and in the October print issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
"On any given day, most U.S. adults reported performing predominantly sedentary and light activities. The greatest prevalence for reported moderate activities was food and drink preparation for both men (12.8%) and women (37.6%)," the authors wrote in the report.