Are We Trading Obesity for Anorexia? (Nov. 2, 2013)

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For my November 2 article discussing the recent concerns that anti-obesity campaigns may be causing eating disorders, Are We Trading Obesity for Anorexia?, either click here or keep on readin’! Are We Trading Obesity for Anorexia? I was thrilled with the reaction to my last column, ‘BMI is DOA’, about the flaws of the BMI […]

BMI is DOA (Oct. 19, 2013)

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For my October 19th article about Body Mass Index, childhood obesity, bullying, and the role of schools in children’s health, BMI is DOA, either click here or keep on readin’! BMI is DOA As I write this, I am just coming off of a weekend of mashed potatoes, football and pumpkin pie. Thanksgiving has passed us by, […]

Obesity, the Disease: The AMA’s Dangerous Cop-Out (June 29, 2013)

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To read my June 29 article about the dangerous cultural consequences of the American Medical Association’s decision to classify obesity as a disease, Obesity, the Disease: The AMA’s Dangerous Cop-Out, either click here or keep reading!    This past week, you’ve likely seen that the American Medical Association (AMA) has now categorized obesity as a disease. We […]

Childhood Obesity: Practise What You Preach (May 4, 2013)

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For my May 4 article about parenting and childhood obesity, Childhood Obesity: Practise What You Preach either click here or keep reading!   As a country, we say it so frequently that it’s almost too trite to repeat — and yet, nothing seems to change. We are overweight. Not only are we overweight, but our children […]

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