Monthly Archives: March 2019

Plan to Be a Slim Seasoned Citizen

There’s something wonderful about getting older . . . about transitioning from middle aged to “seasoned citizen.” (I mean, let’s face it: The alternative isn’t ideal, is it?) For one thing, as we age we have better coping abilities. Older people have a lifetime of experiences and, therefore, tend to deal better with  [Read more...]

My Five-Point Plan for Pediatricians

Childhood obesity is a a result of adult behavior. And the adults most responsible are: Parents. And the adults who come into contact with parents on a regular basis who are in the best position to advocate on behalf of their children? Pediatricians. Based on my experiences over 20 years working  [Read more...]

Fat by Choice

Recently, a question was posed to me on Quora: Do you believe most fat people are fat by choice or is it something not everyone can control? The short answer: Yes. There are, of course, significant causes of obesity, such as those with mental health issues who use food to self-medicate  [Read more...]

The Rule of Three of Childhood Obesity

“The Rule of Three” principle suggests things that come in 3’s are inherently more humorous, satisfying and effective than any other number of things. The three little pigs had to deal with a big, bad wolf. Goldilocks had to put up with the three bears. The three blind mice ran up the  [Read more...]

Momentum Predicts Your Success

Momentum. It’s an important word, one that I use a lot with my clients . . . I mean, a real lot. The dictionary definition of the word is: strength or force gained by motion or by a series of events In his #LinkedIn article, How to Know if it’s Working,  [Read more...]