Food Revolution Day: Cook it. Share it. Live it.

Jamie Oliver is a celebrity chef known for his creative, Italian-inspired dishes and emphasis on fresh, basic ingredients.  But Oliver’s vision and passion for cooking extends beyond his cookbooks and episodes of Jamie at Home or The Naked Chef on the Food Network.  In 2010, he founded the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation (JOFF), a non-profit […]

Making the Work Day Healthy

Many of us spend our days seated at computer screens from 9 – 5 working hard mentally, of course, but leaving our bodies idle. Add to that a traditional cubicle office arrangement, and we are also hidden from the sun. A recent study released last year by the University of Leicester and Loughborough University confirmed […]

TED Talk Collection

Looking for inspiration and new ideas?  TED is a great place to start.  TED is a nonprofit that brings people from the Technology, Entertainment, and Design realms together to speak, present, and share idea.  Experts, authors, scientists, and artists present their passions at conferences and events every year around the world, but TED also shares […]

Are Children Getting Enough Exercise?

NPR is currently reporting the results of a recent poll conducted in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health in a series called On the Run: How Families Struggle to Eat Well and Exercise. The survey focuses on the childhood obesity epidemic and the combination of factors determined […]

New Gallup Poll: America’s Weight Gain Over Time

Americans’ average weight and average ideal weight has steadily increased over time, a Gallup poll reports. Gallup’s annual Health and Healthcare survey has polled Americans every year since 2001, as well as in 1990 and 1999. Respondents were asked their current weight, ideal body weight, weight perception and weight goals.  When comparing the data from […]