Over the past decade, there’s been a lot of interest in adding a ‘sin tax’ to discourage consumption of less nutritious foods. The primary target – sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs).
Over the years, a number of papers and commentaries have been published to address this question.
Teens tend to have a tougher time making and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes compared to children. Continue reading
If our pediatric clinic is like most others, visits between families and clinicians can be adventurous.
Why do people gain weight? Why is it difficult to maintain weight loss over time? What are the factors (big and small) that impact energy balance? Continue reading
Many children with obesity do not present with cardiometabolic risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and insulin resistance. Continue reading