Monthly Archives: July 2015

Losing Those Pesky Post-Pregnancy Pounds

You’ve just had a baby. You’re happy to be back home. But then . . . you look in the mirror. Uh oh . . . you’re not so happy anymore. Weight control is a widespread concern for many women after pregnancy and is difficult for many to handle  [Read more...]

The Childhood Obesity Blame Game:
Parents Are The Key!

When you walk past an elementary school, or day camp, or food court at the mall, chances are that most of the kids you see are either overweight or obese. What are parents of obese 8-10 year old kids thinking when their children are gorging on 1/2 pound burgers with onion rings and  [Read more...]

Pills, Powders, Packages . . . Oh My!
The Pitfalls of Dieting

Diets, especially fad diets or “quick-fix” plans — the pills, the powders, the packaged plans . . . a.k.a. “The Pitfall Programs” — often set you up for failure because:   📌You feel deprived. Diets that cut out entire groups of food, such as carbs or fat, are simply impractical, not to mention unhealthy.  [Read more...]

Snoring in the Obese Child

Of the very long list of health problems that childhood obesity can create, another health problem is the development of ear, nose and throat problems . . . including the development of sleep apnea. Does your child snore? Does your child show other signs of disturbed sleep: long pauses in breathing, a  [Read more...]