When “Social Drinking” has Gotten Out of Control

Mr. Pedometer, I have a dear friend whose “social drinking” has gotten out of control. Any tips on friendly advice I might offer? April is Alcohol Awareness month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD). Here’s what they offer:“Drinking too much alcohol increases people’s risk of injuries, violence, drowning, liver disease, and some types of cancer. This April, during Alcohol Awareness Month, NCADD encourages you to educate yourself and your loved ones about the dangers of drinking too much. Emergency Contact for Help

How much sugar should we consume in a day?

How much sugar should a healthy person eat (or drink) in a day? The nutritional labels on foods generally tell not only the quantity of each nutrient, but also the percentage of the recommended daily amount. The exception is sugar.

Building Healthy Communities Where We Live

There are ways we can build healthy communities where we live.
The first week in April happens to be National Public Health Week. Their first topic is “Healthy Communities,” and here’s what the American Public Health Association had to say:
“Happy National Public Health Week!