Monthly Archives: June 2011

Americans eat 570 more calories per day compared to the 1970s

According to new research, Americans are eating significantly more each day than we did back in the 1970s.  The findings arose from analyzing data from food surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control...
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New USDA Food Pyramid is now a plate…and much easier to use!

The USDA has completed the review of its dietary guidelines is makes every 5 years (as mandated by Congress).  This latest update is a big one!  The much-maligned Food Pyramid has been replaced with a much simpler plate.  This is...
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First community-based obesity program powered by incentaHEALTH to be featured at American Public Health Association annual meeting

The objective of the program is to engage the citizens of Colorado in a measurable program that pays people for achieving a healthy weight....
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