FitTube Video Series

FitTube

I am excited to announce that I will be teaming up with several other health and fitness bloggers to bring you what we are calling the FitTube series via YouTube. This will be a series of videos where each blogger answers questions via a YouTube video. Each video will be tagged with #FitTube to make […]

ABSI: The New Measure of Health

ABSI: A Body Shape Index

ABSI is the latest measure of health to be released. Otherwise known as A Body Shape Index, ABSI gives a more complete look at your risk of health complications due to weight. Before ABSI we had WC (waist circumference) which didn’t account for height, and before that there was BMI (body mass index) which didn’t […]

Anorexia Diet Tips Sound Just Like Mainstream Diet Tips

anorexia diet tips

The web is full of diet tips, some healthy and sensible, and others just downright crazy. I thought we would play a little game of guess which diet tips are from an anorexia diet site (pro-ana) versus a mainstream diet site. I think you’ll be surprised. Guess if the following diet tips are from a […]

Death by Food Pyramid

food pyramid by dominique godbout(2)

Have you ever wonder where the US food pyramid came from? You’d be surprised to know that the original food pyramid looked completely different than the one that was finally released to the public. So what happened? In the 1980s, the USDA hired a team of nutritionists lead by Luise Light to come up with […]