Functional Medicine and Obesity

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Trauma and epidemics are different from chronic illness because nothing is more subjective than chronic illness, and every case is rife with individual factors.

Professionals and Nutritional Awareness

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As highly-regarded authority figures doctors are often expected to lead by example, and nutrition education in med school cannot be underestimated.

Different Strokes for Different Folks

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The concept of one-size-fits-all solutions to obesity no longer applies. Just like with individual reactions to foods, many approaches work.

Awareness Month — a Good Time for Change

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In honor of the Childhood Obesity Month, Childhood Obesity News has been looking at long-term effects of bad parenting decisions.

A Few Pointers for Parents

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In honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, here are some suggestions for parents who want to avoid or reverse obesity in the home.

Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Is In Session

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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Let’s look at the childhood obesity prevention suggestions found at HealthFinder.gov.

Are Obese Kids Miserable? Yes.

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It is easy to see why kids don’t want to talk about their experience of being overweight or obese, because, really, who does?

The U.K., Sugar Tax, and the World

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Who benefits from a sugar tax? If soda companies have to pay more tax for using sugar, they just might switch over to high fructose corn syrup instead.

Scotland’s Ambition Leads U.K.

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Scotland’s relationship with sugar has been “intense” and the national diet is notorious for sugar, salt and fat. What is Scotland doing about it?

United Kingdom vs. Sugar

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Public Health England, the health advisory unit in the U.K., stands accused of containing too many people connected with the food and soda industries.

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