It’s worth examining why some health professionals are averse to promoting healthy eating and exercise as a solution for childhood obesity.
Childhood Obesity News looks at several recently published children’s book that tackle the issues of childhood obesity and being overweight.
A recent study of 20 top-grossing children’s movies in 2006-10 were found to have content both stigmatizing and obesogenic.
Fat-shaming denies overweight people their humanity. As our pop culture reflects, every fat-shaming incidence encourages more of the same.
Kids desperately need to learn how resist cravings. Take a look around: How many adults can do that? Going by the evidence, not many.
The relationship between comfort eating and obesity is not news. Health professionals are trying to figure out how to break the connection.
Fat rejection is out of the question, but if the alternative is to buy into fat acceptance — is that also unhealthy?
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will road-test the W8Loss2Go smartphone application, created by Dr. Pretlow.
Childhood Obesity News looks at the practice of targeting teenagers for gastric bands, and its potential complications.