Items Tagged ‘fat’

March 27, 2013

The Myth of the Healthy Wrap

By Logan Lafferty

It seems people associate bread with fat: Obesity is mentioned half as often when discussing wraps (in 2 percent of mentions), compared with buns and bread (4 percent). Is this an illusion? It depends on how an item is prepared, of course. Jennifer Nelson, director of clinical nutrition at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., cautions that […]

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Tags: Bloomberg Businessweek, fat, healthy wrap, Jennifer Nelson, myth, Obesity, serving size, sodium

March 24, 2010

Why We Get Fat: Seeking Clues in Our Cells


Losing weight can seem like an unwinnable war. You know you need to eat less and exercise more, but that’s nearly impossible when everything in your life — from job stress to family crises to the temptation of fast and fatty foods — encourages you to do the opposite…   Last year, 30% of children […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Jensen, fat

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