The Anchor Mom on America’s Radio News Network

It was my great pleasure, this week, to again join Chris Salcedo and Lori Lundin of America’s Radio News Network to talk about childhood obesity.  We focused on a couple of stories:

  • A Harvard researcher suggests putting obese kids in foster care.
  • McDonald’s pledges to make happy meals healthier.
  • A study finds that hiding veggies in your kids’ food will dramatically increase their veggie intake and decrease their intake of calories.

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This Week’s Top Parenting News

I’ve decided to add a new feature to The Anchor Mom. I will do a weekly newscast featuring the parenting news week in review. My inaugural newscast includes a controversial Harvard doc’s opinion that morbidly obese kids should be shipped to foster care, new healthy food guidelines for companies that market to kids, and a new app that allows pregnant and breastfeeding women to check the safety of any medication they may be taking. Please listen in:

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