News tagged with childhood obesity epidemic

Schools may ban chocolate milk over added sugar

(AP) -- Chocolate milk has long been seen as the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down, but the nation's childhood obesity epidemic has a growing number of people wondering whether that's wise.

dateMay 09, 2011 in Health
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Pediatric weight expert provides obesity trinity answers

In a first person paper published in the August 27, 2010 issue of Childhood Obesity, Dr. Melinda Sothern, Director of Health Promotion and Professor of Public Health at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, provides three ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Health
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Does mom know when enough is enough?

As the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues, researchers are examining whether early parent and child behaviors contribute to the problem. A study from the Department of Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers ...

dateMay 11, 2009 in Health
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