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How To Feed a Family

Feed Your Children

Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in the United States.  We field countless questions from parents on how they can get their kids to eat healthy foods and stay at a healthy weight.  It has become clear that healthy food choices and behaviors have to come from the parents and trickle down to their children – poor food choices are often times a family issue, not just a child’s issue.  We are happy to introduce our first guest blogger, Susan Thompson, PhD, who specializes in the psychology of food and overeating.

Susan Peirce ThompsonWhen I meet someone at a party and they ask, “What do you do?” what I say is that “I teach people how their brains keep them from losing weight.” It’s kind of a glib answer but it always piques people’s curiosity and inevitably I end up telling them more. Continue reading