All Hail the Lord of Misrule

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From now until after New Year, it’s fully authorized and officially sanctioned binge time, and rather than one Lord of Misrule, we have thousands.

Informal Science Makes a Difference

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Making the high-calorie, low-nutrition items less visible and less convenient makes a noticeable difference in eating habits at school.

Kids, Pets, and Withdrawal

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It is National Pet Obesity Awareness Month, and we’ve been talking about what happens when a pet-parent tries to halt the pet animal’s addiction to overeating.

More About How to Help Kids and Pets

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What happens when a pet-parent or child-parent initiates a program designed to reverse the addiction to problem eating?

How to Help Kids and Pets

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Eliminating problem foods and between-meal snacking, as well as decreasing portion sizes, can help prevent obesity in both kids and pets.

Still More Halloween Strategies

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Today’s message in our Halloween-themed series is mainly about the very end stage of Halloween night. What to do with the loot?

More Halloween Strategies

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If you want a candy-less Halloween provide enough entertaining activities for your kids, who value your attention more than sugar.

Halloween Strategies

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Halloween can be a difficult time for overweight children. We suggests ways for families to ease the stress by adopting some best practices.

How to Make Halloween Memories

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Redesign the Halloween tradition to emphasize creativity and family togetherness, and candy will be the last thing on your kids’ minds.

Remodeling Halloween

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What can we do to make Halloween candy collection less important? One option is to shift the emphasis to creativity and participation.

Childhood Obesity News | OVERWEIGHT: What Kids Say | Dr. Robert A. Pretlow
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