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Ask Dr. Sandy: Does Breast Feeding Prevent Obesity?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:00am

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. brightcove....

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Name Change: Obesity

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, July 5, 2013 - 6:30am

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 much and what you...

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

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 7:12am

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. Unfortunately, so have too...

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