First Lady Michelle Obama: Combat Against Childhood Obesity

“Imagine, our kids begging and pleading, throwing tantrums to get you to buy more fruits, vegetables and whole grain.” This is a feature of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Partnership for a Healthier America’s childhood obesity conference in Washington, D.C. As part of her opening message especially to the parents she said, “We […]

Baby bottle usage linked to childhood obesity and dental problems

In a study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Assistance and Nutrition Research program, Temple University recommended weaning children off the bottle at the right time might help reduce the elevated childhood obesity rates among children and alleviate other health problems.  Childhood development specialists recommend weaning your child off the bottle no later […]