The Rise of Childhood Obesity in the United States

September is National Childhood Obesity Month in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Currently, about 1 in 5 American children (19%) is obese, and the numbers are startlingly and steadily rising. Bringing awareness to this health crisis can help educate parents and caregivers about warning signs for childhood obesity, […]

Could This Be the Reason Your Weight Loss Has Stalled?

We know that a deficit of calories does produce weight loss but there are various variables that make calorie counting tricky to get right. One study found that subjects struggled to lose weight despite their self-reported caloric intake of fewer than 1,200 calories per day. It’s common for people to say they can’t lose weight due […]