Posts Tagged "Fast Food"

Medical Rewind – May 11th

Posted on Jun 22, 2015 in Medical Rewind

If you missed Medical Rewind with Dr. Rashid A. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell, be sure to go to www.MedicalRewind.com to listen to the show replay. Recent research indicating that fast food devastates your healthy gut microbiome. Where is Dr. B? Calling in from Bethlehem! Yes, the Middle East! What’s he up to? Why is he slathered in mud from the Dead Sea? RSB and Dr. Rashid Buttar talk about the 7th Toxicity listed in his book related to health and healing. Why does fast food result in weight gain? Is it all about calories, or could it be those toxins disrupting a formerly healthy gut...

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FDA determines partially hydrogenated oil is NOT SAFE

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oil is no longer generally recognized as safe for use in food. The move paves the way for a ban, or at the very least, strict limits on the fake fats, which are the primary source of artificial trans fats in the diet. Artificial trans fats are formed when food makers turn liquid oils into solid fats in a process called hydrogenation. Hydrogenation increases a food’s shelf life, but the science shows it also pumps the body full of artery-clogging fat. Although the agency said...

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Restaurants to Offer More-Healthful Fare for Kids

Posted on Sep 12, 2011 in Health & Wellness, Health Optimization

By Sharon Bernstein, Los Angeles Times Nineteen chains — including Burger King, Denny’s, IHOP, Chili’s, Friendly’s, Chevy’s and El Pollo Loco — have agreed to participate in the Kids Live Well initiative as worries increase about the role of fast food in childhood obesity. French fries, slathered with ketchup and washed down with a pint of soda, are a favorite part of fast-food lunches and dinners for millions of American youngsters. But taking a cue from nutritionists, a group of 19 restaurant companies are pledging to offer more-healthful menu options for children...

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Obese Adolescents Lacking Vitamin D

Posted on May 31, 2011 in Health & Wellness

A new study from Hasbro Children’s Hospital has found that most obese adolescents are lacking in vitamin D. The researchers call for increased surveillance of vitamin D levels in this population and for further studies to determine if normalizing vitamin D levels will help to lower the health risks associated with obesity. The study is published in the May edition of the Journal of Adolescent Health and is now available online in advance of print. Obesity in children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions, with a prevalence of 16.4 percent among 10 to 17 year olds as of 2007....

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Teens Notice but Ignore Fast-Food Calorie Info

Posted on Feb 21, 2011 in Uncategorized

By Todd Neale, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: February 17, 2011 Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. E Posting calorie information does not appear to have any effect on what children and adolescents choose to eat at fast-food restaurants, a small study suggests. Even after the implementation of mandatory calorie labeling by New York City at chain restaurants in July 2008, the average number of calories purchased by parents or caregivers of young children and adolescents at popular fast-food chains did not...

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