The Very Wide World of Beverages


This post touches upon the fermented beverages like kvass and kefir, as well as Coca-Cola’s ready-to-drink coffee business in Japan, and its “sleep water.”

Beverages That Start With “K”


Lab results have hinted that kombucha might influence both the production of insulin and the storage of body fat.

Saban Institute Shares Research News


Eyes, ears and ideas are all brought together by The Saban Research Institute, which sponsors the Annual Poster Session in June.

Soft Science, Hard Science, and Dads


Happy Father’s Day to the dads who consciously try to have a positive influence on their children’s self-images, and try to keep junk food out of the home.

Another Early Father’s Day Gift


Dads, take part in feeding your kids and spending time doing activities together. It could be the start of a lifetime relationship!

An Early Father’s Day Gift


Just about anything you do with your kids, as long as it’s done with a smile and a heart full of love, will be a positive contribution.

And Still More on Fathers and Obesity


Whether or not fathers realize it, the behavior they model matters a lot, be it sitting down for a family meal or shunning vegetables.

Banish Doughnuts, Popularize Carrots


A craving is associated with an image, but the mind can be outsmarted by replacing that image with a different one, or visual white noise.

Body Hunger


Dr. Pretlow’s most recent presentation touches upon the problems with the conventional model of childhood obesity, the addiction model, and obesity treatment.

The Confusing World of Fat Shame


One problem with the culture’s insistence on fat-shaming is that it encourages a certain type of man to feel entitled to judge every female figure in sight.

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