An Obesity and Soda News Round-Up

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With my lighter summer blogging schedule, I find myself condensing multiple post topics into themed news round-ups.  I hope you don't mind!  :-)   Today's theme:  obesity and soda, which, of course, are inextricably intertwined. A Troubling … [Continue reading]

A Food News Round-Up!

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When I haven't been blogging regularly, I like to share a round-up of interesting or important stories you may have missed: Parents are failing to recognize obesity in their own children, resulting in a failure to seek timely intervention.  (New … [Continue reading]

A Short Blogging Hiatus . . .

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My son's bar mitzvah is rapidly approaching, so for the next two weeks or so I'll only be posting on the blog sporadically, if at all, and I'm putting  "Your Lunch, Delivered," my weekly newsletter, on hold. But I'll continue to share interesting … [Continue reading]

Book Review and Giveaway: The Dorito Effect

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A few weeks ago. I told you about a new book by journalist Mark Schatzker, The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor.  I became interested in the book when I read Schatzker's Wall Street Journal article about it, citing an … [Continue reading]

Why Moms Are Still Not Lovin’ It

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One year ago this month, I travelled to Oak Brook, Illinois to attend the annual McDonald's shareholder meeting along with five other moms:  Sally Kuzemchak of Real Mom Nutrition; Casey Hinds of KY Healthy Kids; Leah Segedie, founder of the … [Continue reading]