Either First Lady Michelle Obama was right or she’s part of the reason that health among American children is deteriorating. The amount of fast food consumed by children and teens in the United States has risen dramatically and now accounts for over 12% of the calories they eat on a daily basis. Read More
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Are you reading this story right now on a mobile device? If so, you’re in the majority. Because so much of the traffic that comes to this site happens on social media, it’s likely that most of the readers of this particular story are doing so on their smartphone or tablet. That’s the age we live in and it’s spawning a real problem: mobile addiction. Read More
Coffee is to Americans as tea is to…well, everyone else. With that being said I’d like to take a moment to thank all those Bostonian’s who helped make America one of the most productive and prosperous nations in the world. It took an incredible amount of energy to obtain that status, and there’s no doubt coffee played a major role. Read More
Is it okay to hack a website if it’s for a good cause? Does privacy supersede decency? In a world where public shaming has become commonplace, should we view the hackers of marital cheating site Ashley Madison as heroes or villains? Read More
If there’s something that annoys most people, it’s running out of the things that we always need. Toilet paper, coffee, detergent – having to run to the store for something simple like that can be a hassle. Amazon has the answer in their new Dash buttons. Read More
Very few homeowners in America like having a brown lawn. The severe drought in California and subsequent mandatory lawn watering reductions have many families choosing to decorate their lawn with green paint. One couple decided that green was too common and used the opportunity to express their patriotism. Read More
To truly understand the future, you have to look at the current. When it comes to business and work, the future leaders are the Millennials and the current or near-future leaders are Generation Z. If we take a look at the differences between the two age groups, you have gain a comprehension of how things are going to look in the near future. Read More
There are two ways to spend money. The option that most people take is to use their accumulate wealth to make a better life for themselves and their family. Sure, they might give a little to church or charity, but most of it goes to improving lifestyle. The second way to spend money is to put a good chunk of it, even most of it, towards helping others. This is less popular for obvious reasons in a society that seems bent on indulgence rather than worldly or spiritual problem solving. Read More
Eating is arguably the most important component of health, particularly for children. What we eat, how often we eat, and even where we eat can have lifelong effects on more than just the physical development of kids. It can affect how they operate throughout their lives in other areas as well.
The meal habits of children has been a point of controversy for some time. First Lady Michelle Obama has made an effort to slow childhood obesity, a problem that has been growing for decades. It hasn’t been without push back; her plan has been met with animosity from children and contempt from parents who feel that the forced lunch mandates are making school lunch less enjoyable and making kids avoid eating them altogether.
There is very little doubt that the dietary habits in the United States are poor. Obesity continues to rise despite improved food education. Health problems associated with poor diet and sugar consumption are not getting better. As a country, we’ve grown content to follow the cravings of our sweet tooth. Read More