Fast Food: Short-Term Value vs. Long-Term Costs [Video]

Fast Food: Short-Term Value vs. Long-Term Costs [Video]

Fast food may provide short-term value to consumers because of its convenience and taste appeal, but the long-term costs of regular and frequent fast food consumption appear to be high, especially for children. Although fast food has been linked to childhood obesity and low academic performance, some 44 percent of Americans of all ages report […]

Weight Training as Physical Exercise Reduces Abdominal Fat and More

Weight Training as Physical Exercise Reduces Abdominal Fat and More

Weight training, as part of any daily physical exercise routine, helps reduce abdominal fat and provides more benefits than aerobic exercise alone. While a recent study provided significant data showing that weight training keeps aging waistlines from expanding, weight training has also been shown to improve glucose control, reduce falls, relieve arthritis pain, improve sleep […]

Smoking and Motivation: Exploring Why Helps Smokers Quit

Smoking and Motivation: Exploring Why Helps Smokers Quit

Smoking has long been acknowledged as an unhealthy behavior that is difficult to change, yet it can be successfully treated in part through a counseling technique called motivational interviewing, which helps smokers quit by exploring why they smoke, why they want to quit, and why they may have trouble quitting. As a technique, motivational interviewing […]

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