Health Science Summer 2002 | National Health Association

Health Science Summer 2002

Publication Date: 
August, 2002

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Highlights:

The Rediscovery of Water-Only Fasting
Alan Goldhamer, D.C., discusses how fasting is making a dramatic comeback.

Mathematics
Confused on how to read a nutritional label? What is actually meant by no fat or low fat? Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D., L.D., tells us what these numbers mean.

The #1 Killer: Obesity and Sedentary Death Syndrome
Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D., L.D., looks into the growing problem of inactivity and obesity.

Why We're Fat
Why are we so overweight? Barbara Ferguson Kennedy Soda reports on the problem of soda consumption.

Featured Articles

Mathematics

How do we think about eating? Most of us who think about such things do so on the basis of calories. If we take in more calories than we use up, we... more

The Rediscovery of Water-Only Fasting

Although the notion of electing to go without food for prolonged periods of time to improve one's health has not been something commonly considered... more

The Number One Killer: Obesity and Sedentary Death Syndrome

Being overweight may pose an even greater risk to your health than smoking, heavy drinking, or being poor, according to research that compares... more

Why We're Fat

Worldwide, consumers are becoming concerned about what they are eating, and are emerging as a new force in the global struggle to create an... more