Stories tagged with: Healthy Eating

January 25, 2013 - 3:31pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The amount Americans spend on eating out is on the rise.

In the 1960 the Centers for Disease Control said 26 percent of money spent on food went to eating out. In 2011, 49 percent of the money spent on food went to eating out. One expert said that it's important to make healthy choices when going to restaurants.

"The easiest thing to do is to avoid the all you can eat buffets," said WIC Project Coordinator Jody Shiver. "That's because the more that's there the...

July 9, 2010 - 5:47pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

More than 50 local kids from the Lifewell and Eastside Community Ministries are learning what it takes to be healthy.

16-year-old Hannah Thomas is the coordinator of the "Fun and Fit Camp" that's been going on for the past 3 days.

"I wanted to make a big difference in those kids' lives, and I wanted to also teach them about fitness and nutrition because that's really important. They can keep those lessons learned all throughout their lives, " says Thomas.

February 24, 2010 - 11:47am
6 years 26 weeks ago

When you think about eating disorders, most of us are familiar with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge eating, but did you know that there's a new eating disorder that has emerged within the last 10 years?

It's orthorexia nervosa, also known as the "healthy eating" disorder.

Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department Dr. Vicki Whitacre says there are no reported cases of this eating disorder in our area. She says it seems to be more of a problem in Europe,...

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