Tag Archives: childhood

ADHD in Children Linked to Adult Obesity. Treatment Prevents it.

A new study conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic suggests that female children who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are more likely to become obese later in life compared to children who do not have the condition.

Kumar and her team discovered that female participants who had ADHD experienced a twofold higher risk for obesity throughout their childhood and adult lives compared to those who did not have the condition.

They also found that children who received stimulant treatment for their ADHD did not experience any increased risk of obesity as a result of the procedure.

Click on the link below or copy and paste the web address to read the article about this study.

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/130905/20160205/adhd-in-girls-shapes-possibility-of-adult-obesity-study.htm

Reader Laurie Swanson’s Success Story

 

Laurie Swanson read my book “The AndersonMethod”, loved it, lost about 8o pounds so far, and has become one of The Huffington Post’s Success Stories! It was just published today.

Congratulations Laurie!

Click here to read Laurie’s story

HuffPost Live Discussion With Bill Anderson on Childhood Obesity

 

Bill Anderson participated today in a discussion today at The Huffington Post about the advances in reversing the childhood obesity epidemic.

Click on the link below. Then, when the page comes up, click on the arrow in the picture with the kid eating.

Click Here to see the Video

Dos and Don’ts for Holiday Eating and Weight Loss

 

You can lose weight this time of year and still have festive dinners with turkey, dressing, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, a couple of glasses of wine and even pecan pie and ice cream for dessert. In fact, you can have almost everything you like this holiday season, even chocolate, and still lose weight. I know because I did it, and I’ve taught thousands of others………….

Click here to read the entire article on The Huffington Post

HuffPost Live Discusses Lunch With Michelle

 

Yesterday, I engaged in my first “Huffpost Live” panel discussion with Marshall Reid, who had just had the highly publicized “Lunch with Michelle” Obama, Dr. Neal Barnard, President of Physicians for Responsible Medicine, and my friend and colleague, pediatrician and childhood obesity researcher Dr. Robert Pretlow. This is a new video magazine product The Huffington Post has started. Take a look.

Click here to view the HuffPost Live video segment