Mindfulness and Obesity


Mindfulness is asking, “What am I doing right now?” and being aware of the true answer. Practicing it can help emotional eaters.

What’s Up With Healthful Snack Boxes?


Several online companies delivers healthful, natural snacks to the subscriber at regular intervals, but is snacking a form of binge eating?

The Overweight Pet Blues


When a child or pet is given an edible treat to cover depression, anxiety, isolation, emotional pain, or stress, it could lead to addiction.

Food Junkies, a Book


By handling their psychological issues, for instance, via cognitive behavioral therapy, people can abolish their disordered eating patterns.

Taste Receptors Are Everywhere


Childhood Obesity News has been looking at enteroendocrinc cells (EECs) and their potential to be utilized in treating obesity.

The Third Bariatric Surgery Roundup


Bariatric surgery has an encouraging long-term success rate, but submitting to this procedure brings a lifetime of adjustments and compromises.

Meet the Addiction Monster


For a recovering addict, there is no “just one drink” or “just one bite.” The substance or behavior are really a secondary issue, as it all boils down to addiction to feeling good.

Mindfulness and Hardiness


The bad news is, we don’t know why some children arrive in the world equipped with a hardiness that others lack. The good news is, hardiness can be acquired.

Another Teen Surgery Compendium


Bariatric surgery is the only obesity treatment that has resulted in significant long-term weight loss, but there is a 20%-30% failure rate for teen weight-loss surgery.

Many Aspects of Bariatric Surgery for Teens


Over the past few years, the idea of performing irreversible, life-altering surgery on young people has become normalized.

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