We’re just hours away from the weekend! So that means it’s time for a dose of healthy news from DIR and our friends. This week’s headlines include a story about major organic companies funding against GMO labeling, a lunch lady told to stop making healthier food, and caramel apple-inspired recipes for fall.
If you can’t get enough of Sarah Palin then you’ll want to pick up her diet and fitness book when (and if) it is for sale, which she announced is in the works. It will be interesting to read and hear about the things in her book because the former Alaskan governor once bashed the idea of serving healthy snacks in schools. Do you think people will take the book seriously? Tell us what you think!
Thursday’s presidential debate probably left some questions relating to America’s future answered and others unanswered. So we were questioning who would win the election depending on who has the best physical fitness and personal diet? Take a look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s and Vice President Joe Biden’s fitness routine and diet habits and tell us what you think!
The vote for California’s Prop 37 is next month and if it is passed it will radically change the processed food industry. Many Californians and organic brands like Clif Bar, Annie’s and Uncle Matt’s are in favor of Prop 37. However, other organic brands like Kashi, Naked, and Silk are donating thousands-to-millions of dollars to fund anti-GMO labeling campaigns. Do you think the organic companies shouldn’t be donating against GMO labeling and practice what they preach? (more…)
The man behind the Eat This, Not That series and editor at Men’s Health magazine is David Zinczenko. He was born of Ukrainian decent on December 13, 1969 in Pennsylvania and grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. At age 6, David’s parents divorced and from there he grew up with his mother for the remainder of his young life. As a child he was overweight and taunted by his brother for over-eating. By high school, David gained control of his weight and following graduation he entered the Naval Reserve. His military career sent him to Moravian College for his studies.
In 1991, David worked as an assistant editor at Men’s Journal. Just two years later he accepted a position as associate editor at Men’s Health. Then, in 2000, he made his biggest career move to editor-in-chief at Men’s Health, where he remains today.
The rising rate of obesity in America was a concern of David’s. He saw how many Americans’ misconception of food was detrimental to their health. He used his knowledge in health and fitness to launch his Eat This! Not That! book series. He helped people across America choose better food options ranging from similar Starbucks coffee to similar TV dinners at the grocery store. David’s success stems from his editorial positions and book collaborations with Matt Goulding. (more…)
Grab your September issue of Women’s Health to learn all about how Zoe Saldana keeps up with her strong and sexy bod in a completely uncensored interview.
This special issue of Women’s Health also includes the magazine’s fall style guide, just in time to help you look as great as the weather feels!
This “Hot Body” issue also includes tips for toning on a time budget, living longer just by making simple changes, and if you’ve got a few pounds left to lose learn how to reach your goal sooner.
Grab this copy of Women’s Health from your newsstand, or subscribe to Women’s Health and never miss an issue.
Tune into The Today Show on Thursday, September 15 for a great discussion on how to have a healthy happy hour. Not only is drinking in excess hard on your body (and liver), but it’s also a contributing factor to weight gain. One the other hand, having an occasional alcoholic drink may actually benefit your health.
Women’s Health magazine contributor Keri Glassman will appear on the show as a guest. She will weight in on how to make after-work drinks a healthy treat and not a calorie-fest. Glassman is a dietician who writes about food, drinks, diets and weight loss.
Tune in to The Today Show on Wednesday, August 17 to get answers to your most embarrassing health questions. There are some questions that it might seem awkward to ask your doctor, but they can be important too! Dr. Keri Peterson appears as a guest to answer some of these uncomfortable queries.
In addition to being a practicing physician, Dr. Keri Peterson is a contributing columnist at Women’s Health magazine. Each month, she answers reader’s questions in her column, “The Doctor Is In.” If you can’t watch Wednesday’s episode, you can find the doctor’s heart health advice and much more in the September issue of the magazine. Check your local listings for show times.