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Study on Kids and Weight: The Missing Piece of HOW Kids are Fed, or Restricted

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Blog Posts |

  I was curious to read this study, Eating Habits Matter Most With Overweight Children but was surprised that restriction wasn’t taken into account. (I have only read this article so far.  This is a quick post with musings on the topic.) “Our results show that in relative terms, the BMI of children who are particularly triggered by food increases more when compared with others. But we also found the opposite effect: a high BMI leads to children becoming even more triggered...

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Halloween Joy, and What are You Afraid of?

Posted by on Nov 4, 2014 in Blog Posts |

I wanted to share this email (with permission) from a former client. We had two calls a few years back addressing her concerns about nutrition and higher-than-average (but healthy) weight and appetite. Note the contrast between anxiety and the sense of calm enjoyment. Hi Katja, It’s Halloween night and our whole family had such a wonderful time!  Halloween is fun for our family and we are not full of anxiety.  Maya and Andre (5 and 7) got home from school and into their costumes.  The...

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Musings on Taft’s “modern” diet

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Blog Posts | 3 comments

While in my hotel room, I read this article on President Taft’s modern diet… Take a moment to read it. Listen to the language used, and the message it sends.  Are you surprised by the outcome, or the conclusion? (My comments in italics below…) “The physician spelled out exactly what Taft should eat and at what time of day. The diet included lots of lean meat, fish and vegetables without butter and gluten (wheat) biscuits, which Taft ordered from a bakery in London,...

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School and “healthy” food rules. Have we lost our minds?

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Blog Posts | 1 comment

“My friend just called me and said her daughter was not allowed to go to recess today because she broke the rule of bringing an “unhealthy” food to snack. She brought a homemade chocolate chip...

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Your kids can’t be trusted— with water.

Posted by on Sep 13, 2013 in Blog Posts | 6 comments

 “By the time your child says he is thirsty, he is already dehydrated.” “…need to be reminded to drink 5 to 9 ounces (10 to 18 1/2 ounce “gulps”) every 20 minutes during activity…” “Younger children should be given water bottles with marks on the sides showing how much they should drink each time or told how many “gulps” to drink.” “Kids’ fluid intake needs to be supervised. Children do not instinctively drink...

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