‘lose weight’

Is Responsible Advertising an Oxymoron?

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/10/2009

This is a short post today because if everything goes as planned, I’m flying back from an all-too-rare, all-too-short family vacation at my sister’s home where I got to see my daughter and spend time with the whole family together.  With the son off to college in a few weeks, and daughter off a few years ago, these times are […] Read more »


Weight Loss: Overweight Kids Benefit from Healthy Lifestyle Change and Family Involvement

By Laura Brooks on 02/09/2009

It may seem obvious to you and me that overweight teens and children can benefit from healthy lifestyle change, but because there are a variety of treatments out there that focus on drug treatment for obesity, researchers wanted to study the specific benefits of behavioral change. A new review, published in the Cochrane Library, examined the various intervention strategies for […] Read more »

Weighing In: The Ruby Gettinger Show on Style Network

By Laura Brooks on 01/09/2009

Admittedly, I'm late in coming to the the Sunday 8 pm (EST) Style network show called "Ruby," which began in November 2008.  The first episode I watched was this past Sunday, and I have to say I was  intrigued to learn more about Ruby Gettinger, her issues with obesity, weight discrimination, and healthy living program to lose weight. The charismatic […] Read more »

Tricking Your Brain Into Thinness – Dieting Gimmick or Gimmicky Diet?

By Cindy Bishop on 11/28/2005

Did anyone catch ABC’s 20/20 last Friday?  Titled The Fat Factor, the producers must have figured FAT would be an interesting topic as millions of American’s sat in front of their TV sets feeling overfed and perhaps a little bit guilty about their late night turkey sandwich. After talking to Wynonna Judd and Carnie Wilson about their trials and tribulations […] Read more »

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