“FED UP” A Movie Smarter Than FLOTUS

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

“Fed Up” is the clearest and best movie about the evils of advertising to children I’ve ever seen. I’ve read discussions, talked many, many times with parents in my practice, and thought about what I could possibly do to protect…

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Programs Like “Let’s Move” Don’t Work

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

PARENTS, NOT JUST SCHOOLS, NEED TO BE INVOLVED AND CHILDHOOD NUTRITION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN SCHOOL PROGRAMS Kipping RR, Howe LD, Jago R, et al. Effect of intervention aimed at increasing physical activity, reducing sedentary behaviour, and increasing fruit and…

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Dairy Terminology

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

The following is a list of ingredient names that indicate the use of dairy in a food. Avoid foods that contain any of the following ingredients: artificial butter flavor butter, butter fat, buttermilk casein caseinates (ammonia, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium)…

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Weight Loss After Pregnancy

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

I see a lot of moms in my office who would like to lose weight and get back into shape faster. Most of them are either being too hard on themselves or someone who should be supporting their wonderful mothering…

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Drop in Growth Curve

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. I’ll bet that there is a “wrong” weight in there somewhere but, fortunately, it doesn’t matter because you have great instincts and a pretty reasonable doctor. Breastmilk is so important and breastfeeding so short, even when it runs to…

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Slow Weight Gain

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. Let’s start at the end: No, infant formula, also referred to as ABM (artificial baby milk), is not as good as breastmilk. I guess you probably knew that already because mothers often have better instincts than doctors. It doesn’t…

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Colic

  • Posted by Dr. Jay Gordon

Q. One of the first questions I would ask a mom in my office who presented with this problem would be, “Have you removed all dairy from your diet?” Dairy is a common cause of not only of lots of…

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