Dr. Taz MD, Solutions for Living Healthy Naturally: National School Lunch Week, How committed are we to our children’s health?

This week is National School Lunch Week celebrating the benefits of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP.) The NSLP was established in 1946 and is the largest federally assisted child nutrition program in the United States; it provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day1. This year’s theme is “School lunch- Let’s grow [...]

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Another Angle on Childhood Obesity: Empower the Child

We know the statistics. Childhood obesity has become a national public health challenge, with rates of childhood obesity doubling in the past 30 years. (1) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2010 approximately 1/3 of children were obese or overweight. […]