Category Archives: obesity

Childhood obesity. How to help your kids. . .

A recent study of obese 2-11 year olds reinforced some take home points that all of us parents with young children may appreciate. . .First the facts and then how we can change the culture in our own homes. Limit sugar-sweetened beverages … Continue reading

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Want to take off that “fat tire?”

Losing and keeping weight off is a touchy subject.  I saw a patient today who is emotionally comfortable with a BMI of 45 (severely obese).  My heart goes out to her.  She is aware that she looks imposing and unapproachable … Continue reading

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Breast-Feeding May Limit Obesity Risk – NYTimes.com

Want to decrease your kids’ chance of being overweight?  Great new study confirming the importance of breastfeeding (hooray!) AND waiting to start solids until baby is at least 4 months old.  Here is the link. . . Breast-Feeding May Limit … Continue reading

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Mindless Eating

Interesting concept.   In fact. . . .what a great name for a book!  The author of Mindless Eating is a food scientist at Cornell and is speaking free this Thursday 7:30 p.m. at Hughes Metroplex in Wichita.  Obesity is rampant … Continue reading

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