Up-to-Date Quality of Life Roundup

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Are obese kids miserable? According to many indications, the answer is yes, although getting confirmation is not as easy as it sounds.

Why Measuring Matters

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The mind is a trickster, especially when rewards are involved, and food is very rewarding.

Measuring for Improvement

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Childhood Obesity News looks at the importance of weighing food portions as part of the W8Loss2Go program.

Dr. Robert Pretlow at the Symposium

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Can inpatient rehab methods that treat childhood obesity be replicated in a way that makes them widely available at a lower cost?

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?

Sorrow and Silence

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Dr. Pretlow has been saying that when children and teens suffer from obesity their lives can be as miserable as the lives of youngsters afflicted by cancer.

Dialogue at CIOI 2017

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Dr. Pretlow’s takeaways on addiction its and treatment from the International Conference on Childhood Obesity he attended in July in Lisbon, Portugal.

What Are Phthalates and Why Should We Care?

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No matter how you feel about phthalates, they are almost impossible to avoid because of their presence in food, water and air.

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.

Additional Posts About Cravings

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Compulsive overeating appears to be at least as much a behavioral addiction as a substance addiction. This post revisits the subject of food cravings.

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