Wednesday, December 17, 2014
          

Fad Diets: Here's Why They're A Bad Weight Loss Strategy

Posted in Weight Loss

Wric.com 11/25/2014

"... The weight loss industry is about a $20 billion industry," reports Tami Hulcher, a Nutritionist & Health Every day, a new diet is ready to make weight loss faster and easier than ever before. Restricting yourself to only one or two types of foods can actually slow down your metabolism and can make you gain even more weight when you come off the diet. Some of those short-term diets could even put you at risk. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wric.com/story/27471391/fad-diets-heres-why-theyre-a-bad-weight-loss-strategy

Americans Choosing Fitness Before The Thanksgiving Feast

Posted in Fitness

Wbir.com 11/25/2014

"... Traditionally Thanksgiving is known as a day of overeating. Before the potatoes are placed and the turkey is carved, a new ritual is making way. With average Americans consuming more than 4200 calories on the holiday, many people are trading in the stuffing for their sneakers. A popular venue is a Thanksgiving day race. According the Athlinks.com, more races are held on Thanksgiving Day than any other day of the year. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wbir.com/story/news/health/2014/11/24/americans-choosing-fitness-before-the-thanksgiving-feast/70060322/ 


 

Fitness: Fuel Up With Carbs During Workouts

Posted in Fitness

News-press.com 11/25/2014

"... When your body runs out of fuel, it doesn’t run properly. To avoid empty tank syndrome, fuel with carbohydrates pre-workout. We aren’t talking about eating a carbo-loaded spaghetti dinner right before hitting the treadmill. It’s about getting just enough carbs in your system to keep you energized but not weighed down. Keep it light, keep it simple, and keep these fueling tips in mind to ensure a powerful workout. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.news-press.com/story/life/wellness/2014/11/24/fitness-fuel-carbs-workouts/70062420/

Japan Returns Boy To Germany Under New Child Custody Treaty

Posted in Child Custody

Au.news.yahoo.com 11/24/2014

"... The Japanese government has helped return a boy to his German home in the first such case since adopting an international treaty on cross-border child custody disputes, an official said Wednesday. Japan had long been the only member of the Group of Seven major industrialised nations not to ratify the convention, which requires nations to return snatched children to the countries where they usually reside. ..."

Read the entire article: https://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/25496225/japan-returns-boy-to-germany-under-new-child-custody-treaty/ 

'Shared Parenting' Bills To Come Up In Legislative Session

Posted in Parenting

Kearneyhub.com 11/24/2014

"... A coalition of fathers and family-law attorneys will once again ask lawmakers to change Nebraska's parental custody laws, which they argue are unfair to men. Currently, advocates are considering two bills. One would either encourage or require judges to “maximize” the time that each parent gets with children, while still letting the judge decide the exact split. The proposal is modeled after a similar law in Arizona that went into effect last year. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.kearneyhub.com/news/regional/shared-parenting-bills-to-come-up-in-legislative-session/article_64af15e0-73e2-11e4-8879-f38b5e5e3d2a.html 

Child Custody - Parental Rights Vs The Child’s Best Interest

Posted in Child Custody

Theconversation.com 11/24/2014

"... The “Parental Rights Initiative” required courts to award “equal parenting time” to both parents after divorce or separation. The measure was defeated by a sizeable margin (62% to 38%) but it represents only the latest round in a combustible campaign to change how child custody cases are decided. ..."

Read the entire article: http://theconversation.com/child-custody-parental-rights-vs-the-childs-best-interest-33620 

5 Ways Fatherhood Changes A Man's Brain

Posted in Fatherhood

Livescience.com 11/24/2014

"... Fatherhood can change a man's life. It also changes his brain, in ways that it seems to equip dads with the very same "baby sense" that's often attributed to moms. Science has only recently delved into the neural and hormonal mechanisms of paternal care, but so far the evidence suggests that mothers' and fathers' brains use a similar neural circuitry when taking care of their children. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.livescience.com/46322-fatherhood-changes-brain.html 

Being A Father Is Good For Your Career, But Don’t Get Carried Away

Posted in Fatherhood

Nytimes.com 11/24/2014

"... Employers reward fatherhood by paying higher wages to men with children. But if fathers take time away from work for their children, whether for childbirth or pediatrician appointments, employers penalize them. That seeming contradiction is at the heart of the debate over paternity leave. For the first time, social scientists are discovering that men who take leave and other time off work for child care pay a price, in the form of lower hourly pay or demotions, just as working mothers do. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/14/upshot/being-a-father-is-good-for-your-career-but-dont-get-carried-away.html?_r=0&abt=0002&abg=0 

Is Your Ex Turning Your Child Against You?

Posted in Divorce

Huffingtonpost.com 11/24/2014

"... When a divorce involves minor children, their best interests must be kept as a top priority throughout the dissolution process and continuing after the divorce is final. It is widely accepted that children are far better off maintaining a healthy relationship with both parents when there are no signs of neglect or abuse. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joseph-e-cordell/is-your-ex-turning-your-c_1_b_5691359.html 

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