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confuse, shame kids- at a birthday party! :)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2011 in Blog Posts | 10 comments

In case you can’t read it, it talks about exercise, and asks kids, “How many minutes would you have to do jumping- jacks to burn off  a 200 calorie candy-bar?” It also says, “sitting around is for wimps!” Nice. Let’s name-call the kiddies, shame them for sitting (which they do all day in school BTW, and ‘watch it if you like playing piano, or making your own cartoon books, or you get lost in building a lego creation, you wimp!’) Then throw in...

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“Maggie Goes On a Diet,” not so surprising, part of a continuum…

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in Blog Posts | 9 comments

I have seen a lot of (deserved IMHO) outrage to the yet-to-be-released “Maggie Goes on A Diet.” It is interesting. It is good (the outrage, that is…) What is curious to me is that people seem to be surprised the book is out there, though it does seem to lack a certain finesse or savvy. Most people (even those who endorse calorie restriction for kids) know not to use the “D”-word. Would there be such an outcry if the title said, “Maggie Gets...

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Marie Claire promotes disordered eating

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in Blog Posts | 50 comments

What “nutritionists” really eat? Click on this piece of garbage from if you fell like some good old-fashioned outrage… (warning, triggering) Hint: 5 edamame is one of the more filling items mentioned…. Since when is a lunch of “nothing” and a breakfast of “tea” sound nutritional advice. This article totally appalled me. My FB “likers” are pretty upset too. I’ve tried to leave a comment on the Marie Claire site,...

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