US Not Alone in the Obesity Epidemic

Posted: August 28, 2017 in Healthy Eating, Obesity Medicine by

One in every three adults in the United States are obese or overweight. For the past decade, talk of an obesity epidemic has dominated the majority of the conversation about health in the United States. As more and more people turn to medical weight loss programs for support, many point their finger at the unhealthy nature of the typical American diet as the primary reason as to why such a large portion of our population are struggling with obesity and weight loss. [Read more]

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Importance of Discussing Weight with your Child

Posted: October 5, 2013 in Obesity Medicine by

With a third of the kids in the United States overweight, talking to your youngster about the importance of maintaining a healthy weight is more important than ever. Some parents find it more comfortable to talk to their kids about drugs, abstinence and alcoholism than to talk to them about weight management. Sometimes moms and dads think that if they bring up the topic of weight to their kids, it will trigger self-esteem issues and ultimately lead to eating disorders. [Read more]


Summertime Weight Loss for Better Grades

Posted: July 17, 2012 in Obesity Medicine by

It is the middle of the summer and school is the last thing on the minds of most children, but if you are like a majority of parents then the countdown has already started in the back of your mind. Being proactive with your child’s schooling over the long summer months can make a big difference when it comes to their grades in the fall, but good luck getting your kid to open an algebra book instead of playing with their friends. [Read more]