The Checkup: overweight


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012

‘Visual diet’ shapes women's body-size preferences, study suggests

New research explores whether the relentless parade of images of thin women we’re exposed to “trains” us to regard thinness as ideal.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  body image, overweight

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Tips for talking weight with kids

A new guide offers tips for talking with your overweight child, framing weight as a matter of health, not appearance.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  12:01 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  childhood obesity, overweight children