Parenting

Why Cutting Back on Sugar Can Transform Your Child’s Health

One common narrative around nutrition you may be familiar with is the “calories are all that matters” rhetoric. While this stance makes it much easier for food companies to justify their harmful ingredients and increase their profits, it doesn’t stand up to scientific scrutiny.  Mainstream nutrition advice has gone through many phases of demonizing fats, […]

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Why Diets Don’t Work: The End of Diet Culture

It’s no secret that the issue of childhood obesity is a growing problem. Data from the National Survey of Children’s Health from 2020-2021 showed that more than 1 in 6 children in the United States is obese. Most people’s automatic reaction to addressing overweight is to suggest a diet, and sadly this has largely been

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Setting SMART Goals To Combat Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States that shows no signs of slowing down. According to Harvard university, one out of every six children in the United States is obese, and one in three children are overweight or obese (Harvard School of Public Health, 20161) This is highly concerning news since childhood

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How to Talk to Your Child About Weight and Body Image in a Positive Way

As parents, we want to do everything possible to ensure our children grow healthy and happy. However, discussing weight and body image can be difficult and sensitive. Here are some tips on positively talking to your child about weight and body image. Avoid Negative Language Using negative language, such as calling someone “fat,” can be

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