Obesity rates continue to rise

Obesity rates continue to rise

Source: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. whatdoctorsknow.com New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that…

The Kid’s Doctor: New study finds striking link between infant weight gain and childhood obesity

The Kid’s Doctor: New study finds striking link between infant weight gain and childhood obesity

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com A new study out of Harvard University, published recently in Pediatrics, looks at infant weight…

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Ever hear the biblical proverb, “If you find honey, eat just enough.”? These words to the wise…

Combating Childhood Obesity Through Food

Combating Childhood Obesity Through Food

By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN Waistlines are expanding in the United States at every age. For the younger generation,…

Obesity

Obesity

The Little Known Truth About Being BIG By Alex Lubischer America’s obesity epidemic boils down to this: We do not…

The Prevention Column

The Prevention Column

Getting Started When You Think It’s Too Late By Anthony Bonazzo A lot of Americans have an all-or-nothing mentality, especially when…

Scientific Snacking

Scientific Snacking

The good, the bad, and the delicious By Victoria Shanta Retelny, RDN, LDN Americans love to snack, but snacking on…

The Menopausal Appetite

The Menopausal Appetite

By Nancy Maes For some women the triumvirate of binge eating, weight gain and menopause are intricately intertwined. This excessive…

Living Too  Large

Living Too Large

A Look at the Chicago Childhood Obesity Epidemic By Morgan Lord When it comes to childhood obesity in Chicago, there’s…

A Healthy Night’s Sleep

A Healthy Night’s Sleep

Sleep deprivation contributes to obesity and diabetes By Tom Mullaney A multidisciplinary team at the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)…