Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jackson, MS is the Fattest city in America

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Congratulations to Jackson, Mississippi for bagging the title of the fattest city in America according to WalletHub's List Of Most Obese Cities in 2017. They compared 100 of the most populated U.S. metro areas across 17 key indicators of weight-related problems. Based on their studies, Jackson is the top city in the nation for diabetes. It took second place spots for the percentage of physically inactive adults and the percentage of adults eating fewer than one serving of fruit or vegetables a day. The city also is the 4th for percentage of adults with high blood pressure, 7th for the percentage of obese adults and two 10th place spots for adults with high cholesterol and access to healthy food. Memphis comes in 2nd.

The San Francisco metro area has the lowest share of obese adults, 17.9% while the San Jose, California, metro area has the lowest share of physically inactive adults, 16.1%, the study shows.

2017's Top 10 Fattest Cities Include:

1. Jackson, MS
2. Memphis, TN-MS-AR
3. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR
4. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX
5. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
6. Chattanooga, TN-GA
7. Mobile, AL
8. Lafayette, LA
9. Winston-Salem, NC
10. Knoxville, TN

For the full list, visit WalletHub here.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Eat More Nuts, Less Bacon and Soda

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According to a recent study, people are consuming more bacon and soda and less nuts that leads to deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes. Overeating bad food and not eating enough healthy food contributes to nearly half of U.S. deaths from these causes, the study suggests.

The healthy food that are not being eaten are nuts and seeds, seafood rich in omega-3 fats including salmon and sardines; fruits and vegetables; and whole grains. While un-healthy food that are being over-eaten are salty foods; processed meats including bacon, bologna and hot dogs; red meat including steaks and hamburgers; sodas and other drinks with lots of sugar.

The study is based on  U.S. government data that shows about 700,000 deaths in 2012 from heart disease, strokes and diabetes and on an analysis of national health surveys that asked participants about their eating habits. Most didn't eat the recommended amounts of the foods studied.

Here's a guidelines for a healthy diet:

Healthy ingredients

—Fruits: 3 average-sized fruits daily
—Vegetables: 2 cups cooked or 4 cups raw vegetables daily
—Nuts/seeds: 5 1-ounce servings per week — about 20 nuts per serving
—Whole grains: 2 ½ daily servings
—Polyunsaturated fats, found in many vegetable oils: 11 percent of daily calories
—Seafood: about 8 ounces weekly

Un-healthy ingredients

—Red meat: 1 serving weekly — 1 medium steak or the equivalent
—Processed meat: None recommended
—Sugary drinks: None recommended
—Salt: 2,000 milligrams daily — just under a teaspoon.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

EU Reports "Alarming" Rate of Deaths Caused by Superbugs

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According to a report from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) there are over 25,000 death in the EU annually that is caused by superbugs. Superbugs is caused by  by the misuse and overuse of antibiotics.

There are high levels of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria from humans, animals, and food across Europe, highlighted by "extremely high" multidrug resistance in a type of Salmonella that causes illness in humans.

The summary report is based on data on antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria submitted by 28 European Union (EU) member states in 2015 and jointly analyzed by scientists from the ECDC and the EFSA. It provides an overview of resistance in Salmonella isolates from humans, food-producing animals (pigs and calves), and their meat; Campylobacter isolates from humans and pigs; and Escherichia coli isolates from pigs, calves, and their meat. Data on the incidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pigs, calves, and their meat are also included.

The report shows that there were high levels of drug resistance in bacteria like salmonella and E. coli, and that some bacteria have begun to show resistance a type of antibiotics that are often the last treatment option for patients that are infected with superbugs.

The EFSA recommends three key ways to stop the spread of superbugs:
  1.     reducing the use of antimicrobials,
  2.     finding ways to replace the drugs with alternative treatments,
  3.     and rethinking the livestock production system. 

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Mother Furious when a Daycare Worker Breastfed Her Son, Seen on CCTV footage

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A Security camera caught a daycare worker breastfeeding someone else's son. It took place at Carrboro Early School day care center in Carrboro, North Carolina on Friday February 3. The video shows a woman adjusting her top and bringing Oxendine's 3-month-old son to her chest to breastfeed him. The mother Kaycee Oxendine said she didn't give her permission.    

Ms Oxendine also works as a pre-kindergarten teacher in North Carolina.

Oxendine in an interview said that her son’s teacher told her the young boy was constipated and offered to breastfeed the boy to see if it would help. Oxendine clearly told the worker no, twice. “She said that she had a son and did I want her to put my child to her breast and breastfeed?” Oxendine says. “And I said no, that’s nasty. We don’t do things like that.”

But Ms Oxendine says the worker ignored her refusal and breastfed the baby as soon as she left the room.

She says a video shows the worker picking up her baby and breastfeeding him for several seconds. The woman stopped when another worker who was in the room at the time, left.

“As a mum, you’ve taken something from me, because I wasn’t able to defend my child,” Oxendine says.

The said the boy also got sick after drinking the breast milk later that night. The boy was taken to a hospital because he was throwing up. She says her son, who was born prematurely, is lactose intolerant.

“To me, a criminal act was committed against him,” she said. “Not only did you put your breast to my son, you also made my son sick because he’s lactose. So you’ve put something in his body that his body can’t digest.”

The daycare director, Daron Council, told sister station ABC11 that an employee reported what happened and that the worker who did the breastfeeding is no longer there.

Kaycee wants her to face criminal charges.


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Friday, January 27, 2017

How To Prevent Flu

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It's the peak of Flu season again across the country and in Tennessee the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has raises the Flu level warning from low to high after seeing an increase in people with flu symptoms. During winter season and holiday season people usually gather in close quarters that makes flue easier to spread.

"Influenza A and B is a virus much like the common cold but packs more of a punch," said Physician’s Assistant Brett Garvey with The Little Clinic. The best way to prevent Flu is always wash your hands!

Here are the steps that you can make to prevent FLU:

1. Wash your hands often with soap and water, or dissenfect your hands with alcohol-based hand rub.
2. Avoid Close Contact with sick people always keep your personal space.
3. Avoid touching your nose, eyes or mouth.
4. Disinfect objects that you frequently use like smartphones, computers, table etc.
5. Boost your immune system by getting plenty of sleep, exercise, drink plenty of fluids, manage your stress level and eat nutritious food.
6. CDC recommends annual flu vaccine as the first defense against flu viruses.

People who have higher risk of complications due to flu include young children, pregnant women, people with certain chronic health conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart and lung disease and people 65 years and older.

If you do catch the flu, antiviral drugs can be used to treat your illness if your doctor prescribes them. Antiviral drugs are prescription medicines and not available over-the-counter.

Flu symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue.

Natural Treatment of FLU:

You can also treat your Flu naturally. Here are all-natural fast cold or flu relief for your family, try these top research-proven home remedies for flu treatment:

1. Drink lots of water, juices or electrolyte beverages and avoid caffeinated drinks, because caffeine is a diuretic.

2. Oregano oil - oregano extract is a good remedy for respiratory illness like coughs, colds, flu, sore throats, and bronchitis. Look for "P73 oregano" supplements. Wild Oregano P73 stands for “polyphenol 73 percent” and is a specific blend of several high-grade medicinal wild oreganos.

3. Chicken soup - it relieves symptoms of upper respiratory tract infections like the flu.

4. NAC (N-acetyl L-cysteine) - it's a great flu treatment that's available at your local health food store.It is a powerful antioxidant that helps boosts immunity, reduces respiratory mucus and helps with breathing in various lung conditions.

3. Olive leaf extract - it boost immune system and a great flu treatment.

4. Ginger - it's great at reducing nausea and vomiting.

 5. Nasal water sprays - rinsing your nose with salty water can thin mucus, ease postnasal drip, and moisten dry membranes. It also helps remove virus particles and bacteria from your nose. It's available at any drug or grocery store.

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Monday, January 16, 2017

How Much Sugar in Coke Regular vs Coke Zero

Everyone knows that soft-drinks are bad for your health even if its Diet Coke or sugar-free. However, the video above shows an experiment that determines how much sugar in Coke Regular and Coke Zero. Both drinks are first tested in high heat using a nonstick pan. Boiling the soft-drinks will remove the water and the product will caramelize leaving the sugar.

The purpose of the video is to show how much sugar you are consuming when you drink regular soft-drinks. It hopes to lessen your soft-drinks intake and instead drink water or if you really can't avoid it choose diet soft-drinks instead. Type 2 diabetes is no joke, it's expensive and it's a nasty disorder that can lead to deadly complications.

Thursday, December 29, 2016