New Orleans Nutrition Contest

March 25, 2010

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Get Back in Shape For Summer with the…
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I’ve decided to hold a 33 Day Body New Orleans Nutrition and Transformation Contest just in time to get you in shape for summer.


Here’s Why I’m Doing This………………………..

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Do You Eat Too Much in New Orleans?

March 22, 2010

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Do You Eat Too Much in New Orleans?
Don’t be a Victim of Portion Distortion

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It’s no secret that people are larger today than ever before. Waistlines have expanded over the last twenty years and studies show that potion sizes have grown as well.

Researchers from New York University found that average portion sizes started to grow in the 1970’s, rising quickly in the 1980’s—and this phenomenon hasn’t shown signs of slowing. A “large” order of fries from McDonalds’ weighs the same as 1998’s “Supersize” fries. And it doesn’t stop there. Check out these eye-opening figures, provided by the National Institutes of Health:

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Are your kids Exercising in New Orleans?

March 11, 2010

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Are Your Kids Exercising in New Orleans?
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A recent study from the University of Washington showed that more and more 2-year olds are regularly watching television. This sets the stage for a sedentary life with an increased risk for obesity and heart disease.

Now that last statement wasn’t from the study – that was my own prediction.

But really, the statistics don’t lie – a study done at Johns Hopkins concluded that a child’s weight increases with the number of hours they spend in front of the television each day.

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