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Final Blog Post on Rudd Sound Bites by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Thank you for following the Rudd Sound Bites blog. The communication we have had with our readers has been insightful and critical to our mission of r ... Read on »
A Food Addiction Story by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Ashley Gearhardt, M.S., M.Phil. As research into the food-addiction model continues to gain credence, an author who strongly asserts he is a ... Read on »
Anti-McDonald’s ad: ‘I was lovin’ it?’ Or ‘I was stigmatized by... by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Jamie Lee Peterson The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) recently targeted McDonald’s restaurants with an unsettling video ... Read on »
The NFL’s Keep Gym in School Campaign by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Alissa Roman Since the start of the NFL regular season is right around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to discuss one of the ma ... Read on »
Obesity Innovations by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity By Ashley Mehra Recently an innovative, teenage-focused experiment was conducted in the state of Ohio that proved successful in managing juvenil ... Read on »
Friendly’s… Not So Friendly? by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Elizabeth Claydon The chain restaurants have once again done their part to threaten the health and nutrition of children around the country. This ... Read on »
Middle School Obesity Survey by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Ashley Mehra When Deval Patrick, the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, learned that nearly a third of the children that call Mass ... Read on »
Traffic Color Coding by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Elizabeth Claydon In another loss to the struggle against the food industries, the European Union has passed new standards on foods without includ ... Read on »
Pain Relief: Sugar Drops for Immunizations? by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Elizabeth Claydon With the prevalence of childhood obesity remaining high, every effort must be taken to encourage healthier eating and behavi ... Read on »
Factual Corrections to Statements Made by the Center for Consumer Freedom During Power Lunch on... by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Jennifer Pomeranz Since I was given a limited time frame to respond to some of the factually-incorrect statements made by a representative of the ... Read on »
EAT Healthy New Haven: Working Together to Promote a Healthier City by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Yeeli Mui The EAT (Education, Advocacy, and Teamwork) Healthy New Haven Coalition is a team of active, local advocates, researchers, and ... Read on »
Cupcake “Party in a Box” Pebbles, and Other Markers of Progress in the Food Marketing... by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Sarah Speers                  Michelle Obama has made it her mission to solve our nation’s childhood obesity crisis through collab ... Read on »
Food Addiction on the Big Screen by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity The movie Lbs., a Sundance Film Festival Selection, hits movie theaters across the country this week. John Cooper, Director of Sundance, said this fil ... Read on »
Taxes on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Webinar by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity Rudd Center colleagues, Kelly D. Brownell and Roberta R. Friedman, recently hosted a webinar on sugar-sweetened beverage taxes . This discussion is pa ... Read on »
Jeff Garlin's Struggle with Food Addiction by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Ashley Gearhardt Jeff Garlin recently spoke with Jon Stewart ,  Regis Philbin, and Kelly Ripa  about his realization that he is addicted to fo ... Read on »
Channelling the Olympic Spirit by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Meredith St John The Vancouver Olympic Games came to a close yesterday after two weeks of spectacular performances and winter medal recor ... Read on »
Michelle Obama Says, “Let’s Move!” by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Stephanie Scarmo At noon today, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a White House press conference to unveil her nationwide campaign to combat childhoo ... Read on »
Smarter than A Donut? by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Jackie Thompson The doomed Smart Choices labeling program seems like old news now; introduced last August, and pulled off the shelves by Octobe ... Read on »
Food Rules in Review by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Meghan O'Connell I really enjoyed Michael Pollan’s latest book, “Food Rules: An Eater's Manual.” In it, he answers three basic questions, in thr ... Read on »
The Party That Doesn’t Stop by Carly K. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Obesity by Marlene Schwartz I frequently get asked about my view on classroom parties. Last week, I wrote a very long e-mail to someone in response to thi ... Read on »