CA Considers Vegan Sch. Lunch
A California assemblyman plans to introduce legislation this month that would urge the state's public schools to offer daily vegetarian/vegan lunch options.
The term "Syndrome X" was coined in 1988 by Gerald Reaven, MD, a researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine. Millions of people could have Syndrome X, but are unaware of this "silent killer." A medical check-up including blood work is required for diagnosis.
El Castillo Retirement Residence, home to approx. 145 independent living and 35 to 40 assisted living/health center residents, is just a leisurely walk to the main cluster of shops and enticingly diverse restaurants in the heart of Santa Fe, NM. Dining options in town range from upscale New Mexican to French comfort food and all stops in between.
High-fat diets are associated with an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes and gallbladder disease. So government agencies and health professionals recommend reduced intake of total fat (30% or less of total calories) and saturated fat (10% or less of total calories).