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'Feed My School For A Week' Adds Eight More Schools!

According to the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), 37 percent of our state’s children are overweight and have the potential to suffer from ailments such as diabetes or high blood...

May 6, 2016

Ask Dr. Sandy: Should Parents Encourage Kids To Clean Their Plates?

Clean your plate. Growing up, I heard that a lot from my mom. She wanted to make sure I ate a well balanced diet. And it worked then...But maybe not now. Portion sizes have gotten bigger....

July 24, 2013

Name Change: Obesity

You have probably seen the headline from the recent American Medical Association meeting: obesity is now classified as a disease. This is a controversial and complex decision. Some argue that how...

July 5, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Does Breast Feeding Prevent Obesity?

Breast milk is nutritionally complete. It has great benefits for your baby. But is preventing obesity one of them? Find out in this installment of Ask Dr. Sandy....

June 19, 2013