The seven healthful habits to help maintain sustainable weight loss include patience, sacrifice, realistic planning, lifestyle change, diet, exercise, and accountability.
The food addiction paradigm is a primary cause of the childhood and adult obesity epidemic. Highly pleasurable foods, such as junk food and fast food, can be addictive. Posts in this section explore food addiction and its impact on obesity.
A great deal of our behavior and interactions are symbolic during the holidays. We eat comfort foods for nostalgia because they have personal meaning.
It’s hard to ignore the fact that the United Kingdom has been something of a hot spot in the controversy over the taxing of sugar products.
Several international bodies combined their data to estimate the proportions of the obesity epidemic 15 years down the line, and the results are dismal.
What kinds of family-wide intervention strategies might help to lower the risk of obesity in high-risk children? Addressing maternal depression is one.
In the effort to reverse the childhood obesity trend, experts believe that treatment must be family-based and must include training in behavior modification.
Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors like fingernail gnawing could be compared to compulsive eating because they happen under many of the same circumstances.
Co-dependency takes many forms. Pets can become morbidly obese, but they can also recover if given the opportunity for a new lease on life.
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.