Author Archive | Dr Willette Davis

Day 126 May 7. 2011

If you want to increase your activity… get a dog!!!!  The dogs need to go out anyway so look for ways to work out too.

 Do run/walks with your dog, or if you have the conditioning, run a mile or two with your dog.

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Day 125 May 6, 2011

This is the USDA’s new food icon, My Plate. The food pyramid is no more and this icon will serve as a reminder of the new 2010 dietary guidelines.

 A quick summary of the icon is to make half your plate fruits and vegetables and to include whole grains as well as lean proteins.

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Day 124 May 5, 2011

Health Fact

Did you know that nearly one- third of American children are either overweight or obese???  According to Lets Move! There is an expectation that diabetes and heart disease will also increase in a younger population as the obesity epidemic spirals out of control.

Reference: http://www.letsmove.gov/

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