Setting Healthy Goals

Once again we are at the start of a new year; a time when many of us make New Year’s resolutions and “start anew” in our lives. As we make these resolutions, or goals to better our lives in the upcoming year, we need to ensure that we will be successful. CDC Employees Exercising […]

Saturated Fat – No Biological Shutoff

The October issue of Scientific American presents the article, “Lard Lesson: Why Fat Lubricates Your Appetite.” In the article it looks at the possible connection between saturated fat in the diet and obesity.

The article banner states, “Saturated fats dull the brain’s response to key appetite hormones, an effect useful in our evolutionary past during […]