The problem is that the finding is according to one measure – the Body Mass Index – while other ways of calculating obesity show Grace as being well within the healthy guidelines for her age, weight and height.
“The letter opens with the awful statement, ‘Your child is overweight for their age and sex,’ which as health-conscious parents made us extremely angry,” said Ms. Hill, 28. Read More
In the story entitled Plus-Size Model “Shocked” by Altered Pics, a size 10 is now portraying “plus size” women. In the news clip, Miss Renn states that she is now losing weight. She also states that large sizes include size 8 and size 10. Wasn’t a plus size a 12 just a year or so ago?
In the story entitled Daughters of Alcoholic Mothers Run Greater Mental Health Risks: We have long known that these factors were significant in child development. How can studies like the Yale Study be reconciled with using a Maudsley approach in treatment? Are they compatible?
In the story entitled Health Police Crack Down on Seemingly Healthy Children: As a professional do you use the BMI as a measurement? Do you use it in conjunction with another protocol? What are your thoughts on what may happen when they start to use it in schools in the United States?