I received a press release today (January 31, 2011) announcing the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the federal government’s attempt at “evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition and physical activity.” While not perfect, it’s a good place to start.
This is the 7th edition of Dietary Guidelines…Continue
Added by Dr. Marc Tinsley on January 31, 2011 at 5:42pm — No Comments
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Younger Americans are typing more and writing less — Study after study suggests that handwriting is important for brain development and cognition — helping kids hone fine motor skills and learn to express and generate ideas. Yet the time devoted to teaching penmanship in most grade schools has shrunk to just one hour a week. Here's a look at how the brain and penmanship interact:
Writing by hand can get ideas out faster --…Continue
Added by Steve Magat on January 18, 2011 at 8:43pm — No Comments