U.K. Obesity Crisis Ongoing

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Studies in the United Kingdom are reporting a surge in obesity, anxiety, depression, panic, and eating disorders in kids as young as four.

Beverages That Start With “K”

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

Saban Institute Shares Research News

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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

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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.

And Still More on Fathers and Obesity

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

More Fathers and Obesity

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Statistics show that children in homes without fathers face higher risks of child abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, and childhood obesity.

Fathers and Obesity

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Epigenetic markers reveal that dads and their eating patterns can have previously unexpected effects on babies, even before conception.

Body Hunger

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

Fat-Shaming, Science, and Art

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Studies show that certain factors like the FTO and microbiome influence us in ways we cannot do anything about, and no amount of fat-shaming would change that.

Microbiota and Their Genes

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What causes type 1 diabetes mellitus, or T1DM? There can be a genetic predisposition to it, but other things are going on too.

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