Tag Archives: healthy eating

How to talk to kids about obesity

I have a few friends, many of whom are far, far smarter than I am. One of my friends is a pediatrician and asked me an interesting question today. With her permission, I’m posting it here to get your broader input on the issue: For starters, I blogged about the study my friend was referring […]

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When the “healthy eating” message goes very, very wrong

It seems you can’t go anywhere without seeing “healthy eating,” anti-obesity, weight loss messages. They’re literally everywhere. Besides the magazines in the grocery store checkout lines, Pinterest boards, and mass media, children are receiving lots of these messages in school. More and more schools, it seems, are limiting sweets that can be brought in for […]

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