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  • Eating Disorders and Older Women

    By Rebecca Cooper

    March 4, 2013 | 8:54 am

    Sixty-six percent of America’s adult population is overweight. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported earlier this year that 35.7 percent of adults and 16.9 percent of children age 2 to 19 are obese.

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  • What to look for, where to find help

    June 15, 2011 | 4:27 pm

    As a loving and concerned parent, you may notice that when your daughter enters puberty she will gain weight. Most of this gain is due to her body developing and preparing her to grow taller; the weight usually precedes the growth spurt. A healthy adolescent may gain anywhere from 20...

  • From Fritos to Freedom

    By Sandy Wolshin Mendlowitz

    November 27, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    "I bet you could lose the weight if you really wanted to."

    "You just need to have more will power."

    "Come on, don't be lazy."

    Struggling with being overweight affects more than 75 percent of all Americans, and is a serious problem for the Jewish population in the United States. But...