‘Michelle Obama’

Ask First Lady Michelle Obama Not to Appear on The Biggest Loser

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/26/2013

That is, ask her not to do it again.  Yes, she’s already appeared on The Biggest Loser (TBL) once.  And is scheduled to do so again in November.  Here’s why the Binge Eating Disorder Association and BingeBehavior.com have mounted a campaign to ask Mrs. Obama to rethink this bad idea. The approach promoted by The Biggest Loser causes people to […] Read more »

It Happened This Week: Helping without Harming – A Message to Michelle Obama

By Marsha Hudnall on 03/05/2010

We began and end the week with wise words from Ellyn Satter.  Today, we focus on her message to Michelle Obama to stop talking about childhood obesity.  Ellyn encourages instead a focus on helping parents set up a healthy feeding environment that will support their children’s natural abilities to choose what’s right for their health.  Her feeding dynamics model which […] Read more »

Body image problems can start at a very young age.

It Happened This Week: Loving Our Bodies, Halloween Candy, and First Lady PLAYouts

By Mary on 10/23/2009

A new study, published in the September 2009 issue of the Journal of Health Psychology, shows that workout frequency can help improve body image.  The study claimed that the act of exercise – not necessarily to get in shape – boosts the exerciser’s body image.  The study also claimed that the more people exercised per week, regardless of how hard or […] Read more »

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