You’ve heard it everywhere: your friends, your doctor, the New York Times, your personal trainer, virtually anyone who talks to you about health for more than five minutes will give you the same litany: we need to lose weight to be healthy and all we need to do to achieve that loss is to change what we eat (fewer refined high glycemic index carbs, leaner meats, more fish, better quality fats, etc.) and, ultimately, how much of it we eat -- otherwise we will not only get fat and look…Read More
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I was recently asked an important question which I was unable to address during my breakout workshop at this year's FEAST Symposium 2012.
The question: does a child who has completed their height growth need to continue to gain weight in order to stay on the same growth percentile “line” until they are 20 years old?
A glance at an average growth chart for girls shows a flattening out of the height curves somewhere around age 15. This is because the average Caucasian girl achieves…