Time for the best and worst Health and Fitness News from the week. This weeks edition: the Paleo recipe of the week featuring bacon lime sweet potato salad, why sleep just makes bowel problems worse, how YELP helped solve cases of food borne illness, how to do a Turkish Getup, foods to avoid for Memorial Day Weekend, and much much more!

Health and Fitness News Via The Blog World

Ten ways to lose weight while working a desk job.

Paleo recipe of the week: bacon lime sweet potato salad.how to do a turkish getup.

The Beat Health and Fitness News

The Worst Diet Advice In History? Read up on why I agree with all five diet points.

How disrupting your sleep cycles can contribute to inflammation. Hint: If you have bowel issues you might want to read this.

And who would’ve thought that for maximum muscle health we need a full serving of protein at each meal? How many people out there JUST have cereal or mostly carbohydrates for breakfast!?

Olive oil is good for you. Put it on your salad and it may help save your life.

YELP is good for more than just restaurant and business reviews, it also helped New York City health officials find hundreds of cases of food borne illness.

Having people over for the long weekend? Avoid these foods currently being recalled for an E. Coli outbreak.

The Worst Health and Fitness News

Sadly, obesity shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it just reached a new high. Twenty-seven percent of the United States population is obese. Percentages of obese are less in the coastal areas of the country while the highest percentages belong to the Southern United States. Obesity is a touchy subject but it is no laughing matter. Many of the patients I see on a daily basis in the hospital could have far less risk factors for disease if they were in a normal body weight. There are certain things that are beyond a person’s control but healthy choices begin with YOU.

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