Fit U 2012: The Fast Food Edition
The Fit U 2012 campaign's primary focus is educating children on eating on-the-go. The six-week program will begin March 26, 2012 at Batchelor Middle School in Bloomington, IN.
5-Second Rule: Fact or Myth
The “5-second rule” has developed a meaning of its own when it comes to food. However and whoever created this phrase did not base it off of scientific research. Based on its grown popular it has almost become part of our culture. In turn, scientist became interested. Unfortunately, the 5-second rule is a myth. As soon as the food touches another object, the bacteria
Pre-Game Meals and Sports Performance
Carbs, Carbs, Carbs! Carbohydrates are the body’s first source of energy. Without carbohydrates you may feel tired and not be able to perform at your best. Think out of the box when it comes to carbohydrates. Fruits are considered carbohydrates and will be a good compliment to a pre-game meal. Fruit will also provide you with natural sugars to increase your energy. A good
American’s waistline and portion size grow together:
Over the past several years the portion sizes American’s have been choosing have started to increase. This trend is also causing the waistline of these same American’s to grow. Plate and bowl sizes have even increased over the years. From 1990-1994 plate size used at restaurants has increased in diameter from 10 to 12 inches. This increase in plate size has tended to make