This week we welcomed Dr. Barbara J. Moore to the show. We had a great conversation about what parents can do to prevent their child from becoming obese. Dr. Moore is the president and CEO of Shape Up America!, a national campaign to raise awareness of obesity as a health issue and to promote responsible and sustainable weight management practices in adults and the prevention of obesity in children. This episode is especially important to listen to if you or your loved one suffers from anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, or obesity.
What we covered:
2:17 – About Dr. Barbara J. Moore
6:16 – What Can Parents to Do Prevent Childhood Obesity?
8:20 – Steps Parents Can Do Prevent Childhood Obesity Before Conceiving
11:00 – What Lifestyle Changes Should be Made Before Conceiving if the Mother-to-Be or Father-to-Be is overweight?
13:50 – What is involved in eating a “healthy diet”?
16:25 – Caller Question: The packaged meals from weight watchers and other similar weight-loss companies contain a lot of harmful ingredients. How does this affect the consumer long term?
26:35 – Breastfeeding to Prevent Childhood Obesity, Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding
38:50 – Does Gut Bacteria Play a Role in Childhood Obesity?
39:35 – Why is Gut Bacteria Important in Infants?
43:20 – Do Obese Individuals More Likely to Need a C-Section Delivery?
44:15 – The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Gut
52:15 – GMOs, Hyperhybridization, and The Increase in Childhood Obesity
55:10 – Dr. Moore’s Most Important Piece of Advice for Preventing Obesity and Childhood Obesity
Dr. J. Renae Norton is a clinical psychologist, specializing in the outpatient treatment of obesity and eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, bulimarexia, and binge eating disorder (BED) and the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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