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New year, new thinking about treating obesity

By Christopher Still Eat less, exercise more is a common refrain heard by millions of people with obesity. If only it were that simple. Decades of research shows obesity is a disease that is caused by a combination of genetic, environmental, biological, and behavioral factors that requires a range of interventions for treatment and prevention. … Continue reading New year, new thinking about treating obesity

How to Beat the Holiday Weight Gain Odds

From ‘food pushers’ to parties that tempt your senses, here’s how to overcome holiday diet temptations. By Colette BouchezReviewed by Louise Chang, MD Just when you’re finally getting your weight under control, boom! It’s the holidays, and food is everywhere. From the office to the factory, from the office supply store to the drugstore (not … Continue reading How to Beat the Holiday Weight Gain Odds

How not to overeat this Christmas – according to science

by Beth Daley Christmas is notoriously a time of indulgence: there are all of the chocolates, cheese boards, mince pies, nuts, crisps – and that’s after you’ve already eaten your own body weight in Christmas dinner. So it’s maybe not surprising that many people end up putting on a bit of weight. Research suggests that … Continue reading How not to overeat this Christmas – according to science

3 Ways to Avoid Over-Indulging on Holiday Treats This Season

By ThinkHealth We’re all guilty of over-indulging during the holiday season at one time or another. With so many holiday celebrations this time of year, it’s easy to overdo it calorically. But you don’t need to deprive yourself to stay on track this year. Making these three changes will help keep you in shape all … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Over-Indulging on Holiday Treats This Season

Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional Value

Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional ValueStudy indicates snacking is a “missed opportunity”by Kathy Francis From animal crackers to gummy fruit snacks and calorie-laden juice drinks, kids in child care are not getting the nutrition they need from daily snacks, according to a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center published online in the … Continue reading Day Care Snacks Lacking in Nutritional Value

How to Help Your Kids Live A Healthy, Active Lifestyle.

by Dr. Janine Darby Did you know that 13.7 million children and adolescents are overweight just in the United States alone? Even worse, obesity at such a young age is crippling leaving many children susceptible to… Mobility issues. Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Cardiovascular disease. Mental health issues. Sleep apnea. Chronic joint pain. And … Continue reading How to Help Your Kids Live A Healthy, Active Lifestyle.