Obesity continues to climb

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More than 12 states now have adult obesity rates greater than 30 percent, and one in three children are either overweight or obese. However, 16 years ago, no state in the United States had an adult obesity rate greater than 20 percent.


Zone diet validation studies

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Every now and then it’s worth going back over the published literature to see how the Zone diet stacks up in various areas of nutritional research.


What are we really entitled to?

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For the past year the future of the American economy has centered on the word “entitlement,” especially in terms of health care. But no one is quite certain about what the word means.






New solution or simply admitting failure?

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Last week the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced that gastric bypass surgery is a cost-effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. This marks the first time in modern medicine that cutting out normal tissue is now considered good medicine.