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Does breastfeeding improve your baby's health?

Blog entry posted by The Health Buzz 5 weeks ago

Did you know that you can improve your baby's metabolism by breastfeeding? Breastfeeding has been shown to improve a baby's blood pressure, prevent them from diseases such as asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity etc... The other gain is the bond created between mom and her baby.


Did you know that a mother's diet during pregnancy can greatly contribute to her child's obesity?

Blog entry posted by The Health Buzz 5 weeks ago

An international study published in the journal Diabetes points out that a mom's poor diet during pregnancy may alter the child's DNA and turn on a "fat switch" which leads to a greater chance of the child becoming obese at 6 or 9 years old. As stated by Prof.


Is going to church raising your chances of becoming obese?

Blog entry posted by The Health Buzz 10 weeks ago

A new study shows that church going individuals tend to be more obese than their non church going counterparts. The reasons for this are not clear. Whatever the reasons, leaders of the church community need to be more engaged at helping their followers maintain good health.


Diabetes and Weight Management Presentation

Event posted by The Health Buzz in Health Info 10 weeks ago

Apr 13 2024 7:00 pm
Apr 13 2024 8:00 pm

Join us every 2nd Wednesday of the month and learn natural ways to prevent and control Diabetes and manage your weight. This event is an hour pack of information, discussion and interaction focused on diseases and conditions caused by poor metabolism. Come and learn natural ways to improve your metabolism and regain your optimal health.


Diabetes and Weight Management Presentation

Event posted by The Health Buzz in Health Info 14 weeks ago

Mar 9 2024 7:00 pm
Mar 9 2024 8:00 pm

Please join us for our 2nd Wednesdays of the month natural health series at the Uptown Bookstore & Cultural Center. This event is free and open to the public

Place: Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center, 1942 Amsterdam Avenue (156th Street) from 7pm to 8pm

Upcoming event: Wednesday, March 9, 2024


1st National Urban Health Conference

Event posted by Suzie B in Spirit & Mind 16 weeks ago

Feb 24 2024 9:00 am
Feb 27 2024 2:00 pm

Free Screening of "Super Size Me" at the New York Academy of Medicine

Event posted by Suzie B in Food 17 weeks ago

Feb 7 2024 5:30 pm
Feb 7 2024 8:30 pm


This event is free.

Registration and Reception: 5:30 – 6:00 PM
Film showing and discussion: 6:00 – 8:30 PM


Al Jazeera English Special on Obesity: Fast food, fat profits

Video posted by Publisher 27 weeks ago

On this week's episode of Fault Lines, Josh Rushing explores the world of cheap food for Americans living in the lower class.

What opportunities do people have to eat healthy? Who is responsible for food deserts and processed food in American schools?

Fault Lines finds food revolutions taking place and speaks with the people that are fighting back.

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The Not So Sweet Side of High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Blog entry posted by eat.move.live 31 weeks ago

As a nutritionist, I often get asked about whether or not High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS for short, is bad for your health. This is an important question because HFCS has replaced regular old "sugar," also known as sucrose, as our sweetener of choice. HFCS can be found in everything from sodas and snack foods to toothpaste and cough syrups.