Confessions of a Carbohydrate Addict

Thoughts on sugar, addiction, and obesity, & COVID-19

Sugar, Addiction, & Obesity

Why Do I Hate My Bathroom Scale?

Can Killing Your Bathroom Scale be Liberating? In a moment of frenzy, I said this to the bathroom scale. “I hate you. You’re ruining my life! I’m a captive. I’m degraded. Your constant nagging presence on my bathroom floor forced me to kill you. But let me tell you staring down at your lifeless shards […]

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Must I Count Calories?

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones; […] From Julius Caesar, spoken by Mark Anthony I come to bury calories, not to praise them. We consumers need a better term […]

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Child Obesity, Development

Terms You’ll Want to Know

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Words to Describe Early Child Development Antenatal: The developmental period of the unborn child between conception and birth. Synonym is antepartum which probably refers more to the mother’s condition before birth, as contrasted to postpartum referring to afterbirth.Prenatal: The period before birth during pregnancy. Basically, a synonym of antenatal. Neonatal: The newborn, usually the first […]

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Wash Your Nose to Fight the Flu

Did your mother tell you to wash your ears? We’ll bet she did. Did she tell you to wash your nose? We’ll bet she didn’t! Moms and dads around the world, add this chore to your list. Teach your children to wash their noses. They’ll be healthy, and so will you. Washing your nose with […]

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