Wellness Education

One of the ways I stay up to date on health news is to listen to podcasts while I exercise.

According to a recent “Your Health” podcast from National Public Radio (NPR), students at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania are upset about a school rule requiring overweight students to take an exercise course in order to […]

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 […]