23 05, 2017

5,800 Reasons to Eat Out Less

We all know that eating out is bad for your waistline. Portion sizes from fast food and restaurant meals have increased over time, and we often make choices when we go out that are less healthy than what we cook and serve at home.

16 05, 2017

One Big Secret to Successful Weight Loss

There’s been a lot of research about weight loss success. What makes people lose weight – and keep the weight off long term?

9 05, 2017

2 Simple Family Rules to Improve Your Diet and Your Health

The foundation of the BOUNCE program is the “B” – behavior modification. Changing your child’s (and, often, your own) eating behavior is the first step in any successful weight loss program. 

2 05, 2017

2,000 Calories Is a Lot of Food

The New York Times resurfaced an article recently that illustrates just how much food you get for 2,000 calories at different chain restaurants. It turns out that can be a lot of food – in one sitting.

25 04, 2017

Preparing Tasty Vegetables Your Whole Family Will Love

"Eat your vegetables" shouldn't be a chore for you or your children. In fact, when prepared correctly, vegetables can be delicious.

18 04, 2017

Make It Child’s Play: 9 Fun Ways to Move More

A  key element of the BOUNCE System is the “C”—also known as counting (steps). And while there’s little question that most children need to move more, the key is to make it fun.

11 04, 2017

How to Talk to Your Child About Weight Loss

You want to talk about weight loss with your child, but what should you say?

4 04, 2017

Obesity Can Take Years Off Your Life

By Dr. Wendy Scinta| Categories: obesity | 0 Comments

We know that more than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity. In addition childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents. We've also talked about the fact that this upward trend has led to an alarming increase in poor health. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer.

28 03, 2017

Risk Factors for Childhood Obesity – and What You Can Do To Combat Them

For many people who struggle with obesity, the past offers clues to the present (and the future). That's because people who are overweight or obese as children are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults. Likewise, children who are born into a home where obesity is present in one or more family members are at an increased risk of becoming obese themselves.

21 03, 2017

A Step-by-Step Guide to Reading Nutrition Labels

Do you read food nutrition labels?