The holiday season is here. These tips from Beaumont Health System could help you prevent packing on unnecessary pounds.
Saturday, December 1, 2012
The next month can test even the most disciplined weight watcher. Tracy Juliao, Ph.D., director of psychology, Beaumont Weight Control Center offered these tips on how to reduce your caloric intake this season. In a study summarized on the National Institute of Health (NIH) website, researchers from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK) found that the average weight gain for Americans over the winter holiday season (six week period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day) is 1 pound. Interestingly, study participants overestimated their weight gain to be just over 3 pounds; self-perception did not match reality. Further, and …
Hoping to put an end to innuendo, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and his longtime driver, James Cram, released limited medical records Tuesday afternoon.
Toxicology reports released today indicate neither Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson nor his security officer James Cram had illegal drugs or alcohol in their blood at the time of the Aug. 10 crash in Auburn Hills in which both men were injured. In a morning press conference at the Executive Office Building in Waterford, attorney Steven Potter said Patterson and Cram both had their blood drawn immediately at the time of their admission to McLaren Oakland Hospital in Pontiac. "The fact that report indicates there is less than .0030 grams is because any amount below .0030 would be undetectable," Potter said. The attorney hopes the limited release of medical records will put an end to the issue of whether Patterson and Cram were …