Tag Archives: obesity

CHILDHOOD DISEASES: WORDS WITHOUT ACTIONS

How often do we hear statements like: . “I want my child to have a better life than I had growing up.” . OR “Our children are our future.” . We’d like to believe our heartfelt sentiments are more than just words, but do our ACTIONS reflect these emotions? . TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 […]

IS YOUR CHILD FAT?

IS YOUR CHILD FAT? Here’s a question a growing segment of our PARENTAL population is going to have to begin asking themselves. The need to face REALITY is NOT based on aesthetics but rather the diseases and traumatic life altering compromises our children face if we continue to avoid this topic. The argument, “we should […]

BALANCING LIFE

It doesn’t matter what your goals in life may be; the path toward HEALTHY achievement ALWAYS requires: BALANCE! We try to isolate our problem area(s) to focus and fix these individual concerns. They may TEMPORARILY show some improvement, but LIFE often gets “in the way” and the problems resurface once again. We find ourselves constantly […]

TWO DIFFERENT LIFESTYLES; TWO DIFFERENT OUTCOMES

WHICH CHILD HAS A BETTER CHANCE AT LIFE? Which child is more likely to develop diabetes, cardiac disease, stroke or cancer? Which child is more likely to start prescription medication at a younger age? Which child is more likely to suffer emotional distress at school? Which child is more likely to lack self confidence as […]

STRESS ISN’T REALLY THAT DANGEROUS; IS IT?

“My job creates so much stress.” “My marriage is so stressful.” “The holidays are always a stressful time of year.” We hear the word “STRESS” so often, we are almost immune to the REAL HARM it often produces. It is NOT just a NOUN or VERB. It is an EMOTION that causes SERIOUS HEALTH COMPLICATIONS […]

Santa Claus’s Transition

Originally, this story was going to be based on modern day times. In keeping with the latest trends, Santa Claus’s transition was going to look something like the following: . As a traditionalist, I decided to avoid such controversy and to instead reveal the “TRUE STORY” of Santa’s health and weight transition. Santa Claus, like […]

“I HATE VEGETABLES”

As you may have guessed, I say it like it is! I have hated vegetables ever since I was a small child. As I’ve matured, my “taste buds” have maintained their adolescent preferences. This simply means that as an adult, I continue to HATE VEGETABLES! How have I handled this dilemma? . I EAT 6-8 […]