Last week I went to a conference in New Mexico and several researchers gave detail to what really happens in the womb. Although much of what I heard is both fascinating and disturbing it is worth sharing on this blog in hopes that some of you struggling with your weight may have more empathy for […]
The Chicken or the Egg? Are Weight Issues a result of the American Diet or are we Programmed for Obesity?
I attended and spoke at a conference this past weekend on diabetes and pregnancy. One fascinating lecture this year gave the appalling statistics: 10.7% of the adult US population has diabetes and 19% has pre-diabetes. These two percentages together mean that almost 30% of the adult US population has diabetes. The researcher, Thomas Moore, MD […]
I just attended a fascinating conference the last 2 days on the genetics of what happens in the womb. It turns out Mom’s to be have much more of an influence on the health of their future child than once realized. A baby is programmed in the womb with a certain set of genes or […]
The last 2 lectures I gave were well received, with the individuals open to knowing new information except for one thing that touched a raw nerve – my assessment of drinking juice. This morning’s Los Angeles Times sums up what I have been saying: drinking juice is equal to the same amount of sugar as […]