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Diets for Kids

From Generation to Generation: How Not To Visit Our Body Image Sins On Our Children

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Vivien Hoexter

Whether or not we need to lose weight, the first step is to stop being ashamed of the bodies we have so that our children do not carry the burdens we have inherited into the next generation.

Are You Underestimating Your Child's Weight?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

As America's population becomes more and more overweight, people may develop a distorted perception of what is deemed a healthy weight. This is precis...

Whole Milk Is Not Appropriate For Kids: So Why Are Schools Still Serving It?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Because they are eating so many meals outside the home, kids are increasingly reliant on teachers, caregivers and cafeteria staff to guide them to make healthy choices and model healthy eating behaviors.

Childhood Obesity's Contribution To Heart Attacks

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

We can no longer wait until our children "grow out of their baby fat". Unfortunately, today's kids keep their baby fat and continue to add to it throughout their lives.