It’s not just that vegetarians don’t eat meat—they’re generally prone to possessing a successful secret weapon (or two) that prevents them from packing on pounds. Thomas Moore, MD explains in The DASH Diet for Weight Loss.
By Kristin Sidirov
Going away to college can be a challenging experience. Teens, uprooted from home with unsure footing in their new world, begin trying to discover just who they are. While many students find the transition liberating, it can also be intimidating to handle the pressures of academic life—and those emotions can be a perfect storm that leads to the infamous Freshman 15.
A pioneering study of prenatal influences on a child’s later health has yielded a trove of intriguing findings, including links between Vitamin D and asthma, fish and cognition. By Annie Murphy Paul, author of Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives
How a pregnant woman’s excessive weight could “program” her child’s future size is not yet understood, but several studies have found that women who are overweight when they become pregnant, or who gain an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy, may in turn promote the development of obesity in their children. From Annie Murphy Paul, author of Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives