TOP 3 Worst Media Messages on Body Image of 2011...and it's only May!

#3. Skechers Shape-ups marketed to young girls ...more

Why on EARTH does a "kid" on Glee need Botox? Aren't kids fresh-looking ... more

Worst Media Messaging: May, 2011 - Childhood Obesity

I simply could not resist sharing this with you.  Sadly, these are REAL billboards!  Michael Katz, MD, MSPresident, EatingKids.comwww.EatingKids.com...more

Maegan,

Thanks for replying...and I'm thrilled you liked my site.

As for parents...I wrote ... more

TOP 3 Worst Media Messages on Body Image of 2011...and it's only May!

#3. Skechers Shape-ups marketed to young girls ...more

I've tried to Tweet this to those who follow me, but am having no luck. Has anyone else had ... more

TOP 3 Worst Media Messages on Body Image of 2011...and it's only May!

#3. Skechers Shape-ups marketed to young girls ...more

Laura,

I had heard about it but haven't yet investigated. That one is easily #4! Thanks for ... more

Adult Selective Eating and Orthorexia: Are they real diseases?

Two new “potential eating disorders” have been in the news recently, and we here at EatingKids.com want to set the record straight....more

I'm really very proud to have published my 2nd eBook in the MEDICAL BOOTCAMP! series - this time ... more

Excited for "Success Stories in Eating Disorders." http://eatingkids.com/category/teenage-eating-disorders/success-stories-eating-disorders/

Excited for "Success Stories in Eating Disorders." http://eatingkids.com/category/teenage-eating-disorders/success-stories-... ...more

Can You Prevent Your Child's Eating Disorder?

According to Dr. Bermudez, roughly 2/3 of patients with eating disorders at the time they are diagnosed are also diagnosed with psychiatric comobility (they are also diagnosed with another mental illness at the same time). Mood disorders are the most common (depression and anxiety). He's quick to point out that mood disorders are also more common across the board in terms of mental illness, than say, schizophrenia, so it does make sense -- but to me the important part is what comes next. ...more

This is an excellent article on a very important topic.

Personally, I'm developing an ... more

Is BMI an Accurate Gauge for Weight?

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Excellent article!

You're right about BMI's imperfections. While absolute BMI (the actual ... more

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