The latest news on obesity
Former food exec Hank Cardello says it’s possible for companies to make money and promote health.
As a pediatric nurse (with 30 years experience) who sees far too many pre-teens and teens with obesity, high cholesterol and blood pressure, I commend Mrs. Obama for her actions ["Huckabee Gets Michelle Obama on Fox," usnews.com].
Being obese or having high blood sugar as a kid increases the risk of dying prematurely.
Women’s heart disease prevention mistakes; 3 ways parents can fight child obesity
Check children’s BMI, limit TV time, and cut out sugary drinks.
Behavioral therapies for child obesity work best, but many families will have a hard time finding them.
The venerable Mayo Clinic puts out its first official diet—and it includes a 2-week jump-start period.
The flap over circumcision heats up; don't rely on marketing hype when picking a diet program.
Losing weight is tough for kids, too. Is it time to look beyond dieting?
As Obama prepares his State of the Union, the first lady is mapping out her own agenda.