Entries by George Zapo, CPH

George Zapo, CPH is certified in Public Health Promotion & Education. George focuses on writing informative articles promoting healthy behavior and lifestyles. Read more of George's articles at his website: http://georgezapo.com.

Bisphenol A Exposure Dangerously High in US Workers, Study Warns

Bisphenol A (BPA) risk of exposure and toxicity to humans has been an issue of extensive scientific debate for a number of years.  However, BPA work-related exposure information and studies are scarce. Nevertheless, this year, Oxford University Press published a… 0 Shares |

Micronutrients Have a Vital Impact on Your Immune System

Micronutrients and macronutrients help to supply our bodies with a supply of raw materials to maintain our immune system, blood circulation, bones, muscles, nerves, skin, and brain. We need an ample supply of macronutrients, which are made up of carbohydrates,… 0 Shares |

Prevent Heart Disease With Healthy Lifestyle and Diet Choices

It’s vital for us to be informed on making good lifestyle and diet choices to prevent heart disease and help us live longer. Globally, heart disease is the leading cause of death, according to the American Heart Association (AHA).  In… 0 Shares |

15 Selfless and Worthy Things to Do This Holiday Season

This holiday season is an opportune time for giving.  Even though there are many organizations committed to helping people in need, we can still lend a helping hand to individuals and families who are less fortunate. For people with limited… 0 Shares |

Foods You Should Keep at a Minimum in a Healthy Diet

The basics for a healthy diet are simple. Everyone needs a blend of fats, carbohydrates, and protein.  Plus, we all need enough minerals and vitamins for optimal health. However, it’s best to eat some food choices only rarely. A Healthy… 0 Shares |

Cranberry Juice Does Not Prevent Urinary Tract Infection, New Study Finds

Cranberry juice and tablets have been recommended as a way to either prevent recurring urinary tract infection (UTI), or treat the symptoms.  But a new study finds there’s no difference between people treated with cranberries or placebos. A lack of… 0 Shares |

Volunteers Succeed at Eliminating Food Waste and Hunger

Food waste and hunger are enormous global, environmental, and public health problems.  As overwhelming as these issues are, community groups, volunteers, local businesses, and organizations are working on trying to find a solution. What started as a social action project… 0 Shares |

Fracking Linked to Migraine Headaches, Severe Fatigue, Chronic Sinus and Nasal Symptoms, Study Finds

Fracking has expanded — outpacing scientific understanding of its potential health risks and impacts.  Nevertheless, there’s a lack of studies relating to health outcomes for people living in close proximity of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking well sites. John Hopkins researchers… 0 Shares |

7 Healthy Cooking Techniques to Help You Lose Weight

There are countless strategies on how to lose weight.  Setting realistic goals, making a commitment, low calorie intake, regular exercise, and adopting a healthy lifestyle, are essential ways to increase your chance of success. But losing weight also requires healthy… 0 Shares |

5-Second Rule – New Study Disproves the Popular Belief

The popular belief of the 5-second rule states that food dropped on the floor for less than five seconds is “safe” to eat, because bacteria needs time to transfer.  However, a recent study, suggests otherwise. Perhaps you’ve been faced with… 0 Shares |