Breastfeeding promotes healthy weight status

Can breastfeeding prevent childhood obesity?  It’s a timely question, and many people believe it’s true.  But is there actual evidence?  A recent study “Early Childhood Healthy And Obese Weight Status: Potentially Protective Benefits of Breastfeeding and Delaying Solid Foods” looked at how breastfeeding and infant solid foods might influence the weight status for children later […]

Obesity news and vegetarian chicken

“Obesity killing more people than we thought” One might add “Duh!”  Researchers clearly haven’t been thinking too hard about that until now.  Past reports claimed obesity wasn’t that big a deal, because overweight people maintained a pulse about as long as normal weight people.  The assumption being that having a pulse equaled health.  But this […]

News updates: child obesity, breastfeeding and bad fad diets

Bad Santa Alert: A study from LSU finds that when kids have a TV in their room, they’re more obese and have increase risk for heart disease.  Even if food intake is the same.  Another bad effect: sleep disturbance.  It’s a clear message for parents who are considering buying Junior a TV for his or […]

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