Obesity

Grandma Was Right, Children Don’t Need Snacks (Archived Pedcast)

Doc Smo here, your pedcast host. Thanks for joining me today. News flash, life expectancy in the US has fallen for the past three years straight. I am sure there are many reasons for this but I am afraid that this fact may not just be a temporary aberration, but a glimpse of things to come in the future? Could it be that your children’s life will be shorter and sicker than the one you are living?  Could the obesity epidemic among American children be teeing up this generation for a world of hurt in the future? I fear so and if you stay with me for a few minutes and I will explain why this is and, more importantly, what you can do today, to protect your children.

 

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Important Reasons to Avoid Feeding Your Children Processed Foods (Pedcast by Sonya Corina Williams)

News flash- the state of nutrition among many American children is bad…very bad. Obesity and metabolic disease are now common in children, largely due to the consumption of an abundance of processed food. And by the way, being obese, having hypertension, or an elevated blood sugar during childhood imparts a good chance of that child having long-term health consequences as you are about to see in today’s pedcast so stay tuned!

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7 Dubious Health Honors American Children Own (Pedcast)

American children have some of the worst health statistics in the world. Find out where American children need to improve.   

The following pedcast is an archived pedcast, first published April 2, 2019

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Can Excessive Dietary Sugar Be Toxic to Your Children? (Pedcast)

Can dietary sugar be toxic to your children?  Not worried about your children’s liver health? Maybe you should be as I am about to explain in this week’s post. Continue reading