Here are the food, fitness & nutrition articles I ran across today…
- “To those that struggle with workout numbers or self-esteem, you are not alone. We often get into workout and food monitoring because we want to be the best versions of ourselves, but unfortunately, can lose a part of ourselves in this process and instead of feeling empowered by our behaviors, we feel chronically disempowered, depleted, and depressed.” Read More about why unfriending My Fitness Pal may be the best thing for you (and your self esteem).
- “In overweight individuals, skipping breakfast daily for 4 weeks leads to a reduction in body weight,” the researchers from Columbia University concluded in a paper published last year. Read More about the debate over eating breakfast here.
- The New York Times revealed earlier this week that Coca-Cola was behind the Global Energy Balance Network, a research group that addresses obesity with a single-minded focus on physical activity read Why Coca-Cola’s Funding of Obesity Research Crossed the line.
- It’s that time of year again, the kids are going back to school Check out this article for ideas of packing kids’ lunch boxes and this article on packing a healthy lunch for yourself on a busy schedule.