Stories tagged with: Nutrition

June 21, 2010 - 5:42pm
5 years 16 weeks ago

If you're looking to lose weight, skipping meals is not the way to do it.

Health officials say that the best way to lose a few pounds is to cut out the sweet stuff, not to starve yourself.

"If you starve yourself by not eating breakfast or lunch or just drinking a pop, then your body feels like it's being starved and when you do give it food, it wants to store it," says Health Director of the Muskingum County Health Department, Dr. Vicki Whitacre.

Dr. Whitacre...

June 11, 2010 - 5:08pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

Many Americans struggle with obesity and how to overcome it. A Zanesville business says the key to becoming a healthier you is to change your way of life.

The Wellness Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Mayor Butch Zwelling today. Their mission is to provide information to the community on how to make healthy lifestyle changes which will lead to weight loss.

"We're really just trying to reach the community. Help them reach their ultimate health goals, feel...

June 4, 2010 - 4:50pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

I am expecting my first child December 29th, and while being an expectant mother is a very exciting time, there's also a lot you need to know. Throughout my pregnancy I will be covering topics that will be helpful to pregnant women.

Once you become pregnant the learning curve is short to learn how to keep the baby healthy. So for help I went to local obstetrician Robert Aepli. He's practiced in Zanesville for 30 years, delivered 14,000 babies, and he has 10 kids of his own....

December 29, 2009 - 6:33pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

If you're looking to get into shape next year or lose some weight, exercise alone won't cut it.

Nutritionist Sarah Brauning says you need to count those calories too. A woman is recommended to consume no more than 1,500 calories a day and a man, no more than two thousand.

The biggest culprit for going over that number is drinking pop.

"If someone is a pop drinker, I always start by eliminating that if I can, or at least cutting back. I think it's easier to eliminate...

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