Tag: obesity

 

Pack This, Not That! Avoid These Four School Lunch Pitfalls

Pack This, Not That! Avoid These Four School Lunch Pitfalls

Ten months of packing school lunches is a daunting task for any family. Keeping lunches healthy and offering a variety of foods with a busy schedule can be even more intimidating, especially if you have a picky eater in your family. There are plenty of ready-made lunch and snack options available, but while they’re convenient […]
Costly Habits: What $1.5 Trillion Looks Like

Costly Habits: What $1.5 Trillion Looks Like

All the cheeseburgers, cigarettes and channel-surfing Americans enjoy certainly take their toll: Unhealthy lifestyles account for up to 40 percent of all deaths in the U.S.
Shape NC: Hope in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity in North Carolina

Shape NC: Hope in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity in North Carolina

When it comes to obesity prevention, it’s never too early to start.  Thanks to a recent study from the New England Journal of Medicine, we now know that children who are overweight when they start school are far more likely to be obese by the time they become teenagers. This means that we need to […]
Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Obesity: New Focus on Prevention and a Live Webcast January 7, 2014

Tune in for a webcast live Jan. 7th beginning at 12:30 p.m., the Institute of Medicine's Roundtable on Obesity Solutions featuring our own Dr. Don Bradley.