Empowering Illinois Parents

We are building momentum for the Plant-Based School Lunch option in Illinois Schools!
Here’s the next step to revolutionize what our children eat at school. As part of our ongoing
efforts to promote healthy, sustainable, and nutritious food choices, we invite you to
participate in this mandated change, the first ever at the state level.

My Dieting & Weight Loss Journey – Part Two

My Nutritarian Diet Details Sharing the details of my Nutritarian diet below. The diet was inspired mainly from the Radical Weight Reduction Menu in The End of Heart Disease. Also, I’ve […]

My Dieting & Weight Loss Journey – Part One

“Since the foods Americans consume are so calorie-rich, we have all been trying to diet by eating smaller portions of low-nutrient foods. We not only have to suffer hunger but also wind up with perverted cravings because we are nutrient-deficient to boot.” ― Joel Fuhrman, Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

USDA Announces Rigorous New School Nutrition Standards

Reprinted from The Washington Post: The Biden administration on Friday announced more stringent nutrition standards for school meals, reviving efforts to improve the health of millions of public school students in the face of a staggering rise in childhood obesity and other diet-related diseases.

The Various Roles in Managing Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing problem all over the world. It is already a huge problem in the US. A childhood is considered obese when they have too much body fat based on Body Mass Index (BMI) measurements at the 95th percentile or higher. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) estimates there are currently 14.4 million kids living with obesity in the USA.

“And Now a Word from Our Sponsor”

A few weeks ago, as I watched the Bears flounder through yet another miserable gridiron performance, a teaser for this Sixty Minutes segment piqued my interest. Recognizing and treating obesity as a disease – 60 Minutes – CBS News.