Posts belonging to Category Health

Swine Flu Deaths Jump Globally

Swine Flu Deaths Jump Globally The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the global number of swine flu deaths has jumped more than 1,000 in just one week. At least 7,826 people are now known to have died after being infected with the H1N1 virus since it first emerged in the country of Mexico in […]

Obesity in America – Is it a Choice? (Part 4)

Obesity in America – Is it a Choice? (Part 4 of a 4 Part Series) Anyone who walks down the aisles at the supermarket or drives down commercial America knows that it can be difficult to make healthy eating decisions. Who’s going to pick the grilled chicken sandwich on a wheat bun with a bottled […]

Americans are Food Insecure (Part 3)

Americans are Food Insecure (Part 3 of a 4 Part Series) Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a shocking report on hunger in America. The report found that some 49 million Americans (16+%) lacked dependable access to adequate food last year. This is an increase of 13 million people over the previous year […]

Food Awareness Films – (Part 2)

Food Awareness Films – (Part 2 of a 4 Part Series) Food INC by filmmaker Robert Kenner asks the question: How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families? This film exposes the “highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer […]

Mega Company – Kraft Foods (Part 1)

Mega Company – Kraft Foods (Part 1 of a 4 Part Series) You likely know this mega company best for their Macaroni and Cheese but have you ever thought about what else they own? Kraft Brands: A1 Steak Sauces Capri Sun Chips Ahoy! Cool Whip California Pizza Kitchen Cracker Barrel Crystal Light DiGirono General Foods […]