November 12, 2013

Heart Trouble, Shmeart Trouble

1 We Know We Should Walk, but We Still Don’t

New results of a Kaiser Permanente survey cast serious doubt on the assumption that if people are educated about healthy lifestyle choices, they will make those choices. According to a nationwide poll, 90 percent of us believe that walking helps one to lose weight, remain trim and prevent heart disease, while 80 percent agree it can ease anxiety and depression, but 79 percent admit that they don't walk as much as they should, and 35 percent actually report that they're walking less today than five years ago. While the official recommendation is 150 minutes of walking per week, one in three Americans don't take even one walk of at least ten minutes during that time. The survey, which included over 1,200 adults nationwide, was conducted by the marketing firm GfK research.

More at Sfgate.com | Posted 4 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Walking Boosts Brain Function

Tags: Benefits of Walking, Americans Need to Walk More, Americans and Exercise, Walking for Health

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Plum Organics Voluntary Recall

2 Baby Food Recalled Due to Packaging Defect

Plum Organics has voluntary recalled three of their baby food products due to a packaging defect that could spoil the contents. Baby Stage 2, Tots Mish Mash and Kids lines Plum pouch are involved in the recall. The recalled products, which are packaged in pouches, bear “Best By” dates that range from August 5, 2014, to December 8, 2014 and contain the letters “AT.” Parents are advised to discontinue use of the affected products. Plum Organics says it will give product replacement vouchers to customers who have a defective product. “Plum has worked hard to earn the trust of parents, and we fully intend on maintaining that trust,” said Plum Organics co-founder and President Neil Grimmer in a press release. For more information, contact  (866) 495-3774.

More at Www.ibtimes.com | Posted 4 years ago by Melody Lesser

Previously: New Salmon Baby Food Boosts Omega 3 Intake

Tags: Food Safety, Baby Food Recall, Plum Organics, Neil Grimmer

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