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November 14, 2019

Curbing childhood obesity

Five Ways to Help Kids Gain Life-Long Health Habits During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Childhood obesity is an ever-growing health concern that can negatively impact […]
March 4, 2019

Addiction and Eating Disorders

A toxic and often secret partnership At school and the media, school-aged youth are bombarded with unhealthy, unrealistic messages about being thin, popular, attractive, cool, etc. […]
August 22, 2018
too much sugar

Sickly sweet: How much sugar is too much?

UMass Lowell researcher weighs in on how to avoid hidden sources, make healthier choices to reduce health risks Sugar. Some people crave it. Others are wary […]
August 8, 2018
road to recovery

When You Recover

For years now, I have touted the beautiful, undeniable truth that anyone struggling to overcome an eating disorder has the ability to achieve full, sustainable recovery. […]
August 6, 2018
healthy diet

Nutrition Expert: A Healthy Gut Equals a Healthy Body

‘Food will be medicine’ in the future, says UMass Lowell researcher The next time you pick up that doughnut, consider this. There’s a war for survival […]
March 6, 2017
body image

Media and the Mirror

A young girl in her mid-teens stares at a mirror, a wounded look in her eyes as she dissects the reflection looking back at her. With […]
September 30, 2016
eating disorders

Eating Their Words

There are many forms of bullying. Types that attack a child’s weight have life-threatening effects. Effects that manifest into eating disorders. Such as bulimia and anorexia […]
September 10, 2016
organic foods

Organic or Not?

What to consider when making the decision to go organic. With organic foods becoming a mainstay in our grocery stores and markets, parents now have more […]
August 29, 2016
eating disorders

Not So Simple

The hardest part of having a child or family member with an eating disorder is the longevity of the disease. Dads especially are used to going […]
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