Hillsborough Woman Writes Book On Obesity, Bullying and Losing 125 Pounds

Source: Asbury Park Press Lori Sweeney is an expert on two of society’s most pressing health issues: bullying and obesity. She earned her wisdom the hard way. “Because I was overweight, I could not escape from the bullying,” she said. “Words can’t...

Why We Should Be Labeling GMOs

By Samantha Adams, Asbury Park Press While the U.S. has no federal laws requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods (GMOs), more than 60 countries accounting for 40 percent of the world’s population do require labeling; including the European Union, Japan, Australia,...

Featured Video: Nutrition Awareness Month

Nutrition Awareness: Lauren Dorman RD Monmouth Medical Center Fight Hunger: NJ Community Food Bank · New Jersey Registered Dieticians and Nutritonists Source: In celebration of the 2015 National Nutrition Month theme Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle, the Academy of...

No Scientific Consensus on Safety of Genetically Modified Foods: Environmental Journal Joint Statement

Source: Friends Of The On the heels of the U.S. Department of Agriculture deregulation of the Arctic® apple (the first genetically engineered apple) leading consumer, food safety and environmental groups issued a response to widespread media reports characterizing the...

Many condiments contain high fructose corn syrup

Souce: Asbury Park One night a couple years ago, my husband requested barbecue chicken sandwiches for dinner. I seasoned chicken breasts and threw them in the slow cooker, but just before I added in the barbecue sauce I flipped over the bottle to read the ingredients. I...

An avocado a day may help keep bad cholesterol at bay

Source: Science Eating one avocado a day as part of a heart healthy, cholesterol-lowering moderate-fat diet can help improve bad cholesterol levels in overweight and obese individuals, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association....