Surprise — McDonald’s had a traveling weight loss program: McDonald’s Corporation has decided to take their “nutrition education program” off the road. This program featured a science teacher from an Iowa middle school (of...Read more
Shape Up America!
On May 20 I received a message from Michael Jacobson, Executive Director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) that First Lady Michelle Obama has unveiled the new Nutrition Facts label. Over...Read more
We often receive questions like this one: What is the best indicator of weight loss success: a body weight in the “healthy zone,” a body mass index (BMI) between 18.5 and 24.9, or a...Read more
The bedrock of good health as well as successful weight maintenance is physical activity. Whether you have lost weight and are struggling to keep it off or seeking to avoid weight gain from occurring...Read more
In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) appointed a commission to prepare a report on the prevention of childhood obesity. The Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) Commission report was submitted to the WHO in January,...Read more