Does raising taxes on soda and sugar drinks make a difference in fighting related diseases like obesity and diabetes. The upper and middle-class people who like their Pepsi or Coke will not care to pay 50 cents more for their fix. If current trends continue, as many as 1-in-3 U.S. adults could be diagnosed with … Continue reading My life is worth 37 cents.
Well, a few weeks ago, I wrote about how kids were being punished for not be up to date on their lunch accounts. They were getting peanut butter and jelly, tuna fish or fruit and vegetables. I pointed out how my former school was serving lunches beyond unhealthy. We are talking fried corn dog nuggets, … Continue reading Yes, that is poo on your school lunch tray.
No sooner did I blog about the battle many Americans face regarding being overweight than a soda company is offering cash – well sort of – to people to binge on their soft drinks and various snack chips. Let me explain. PepsiCo, makers of various soft drinks including Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade and 7Up, is … Continue reading Is your health worth 37 cents?
Allow me to start this blog with a simple premise – some people talk without thinking or knowing the facts. An example of this is late night cable talk show host Bill Maher. This is a guy who wants thousands of Americans to lose their jobs and their livelihoods just to unseat a president he … Continue reading Bill Maher is a bully when it comes to obesity.