Today, I am going on the news to talk about a group of video and print ads out out by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Approximately, 40% of Georgia’s children are overweight, one of the highest obesity rates in American. Health […]
This was the headline in our local paper a week ago. As someone deeply involved in preventing obesity, the headline caught my eye. Five churches in the Elizabeth City, North Carolina area have decided to take action and be a […]
From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, food abounds–delightful treats, tempting sweets, beautifully arranged food baskets, and the always-welcomed gourmet chocolates that are to die for. It’s enough to send even the most controlled eater into an eating frenzy! But of […]
What are your family eating habits? Dr. Linda pays a visit to one local mom and discovers what is in her refrigerator and pantry. How did she rate? Watch the short video.
Several years ago, I did a national television show about the people on the Biggest Loser. The focus of the interview was on how the contestants fared away from the TV cameras a year or so later. The follow up […]
Another U.S. Open Grand Slam tennis tournament is over. What stands out in this year’s competition? Unfortunately, it’s not the incredible play of the Americans. It’s our leading lady, Serena Williams. Serena is an amazing athlete, I love to watch […]
OK chocolate lovers, put down that Snickers and listen up! Is chocolate a health food? Is it good for cardiovascular health? I want it to be! Apparently the jury is still out and we need more research. Dr. Oscar Franco […]
I don’t usually do this but as a weight loss expert, I was intrigued. I clicked on one of the Facebook free ads. It was about the three foods that promised to rid you of belly fat. I laughed several […]