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Weight Watchers New Teen Marketing Plan

February 15, 2018

We hope that you have heard about Weight Watcher’s (WW) new plan to offer free memberships to teens age 13-17.   We are disturbed and outraged. This is predatory marketing. This is not about health. “Lifestyle change” rooted in the desire to change the size, shape and weight of the body is still a diet.…

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Let’s Talk About Halloween Candy…

October 26, 2017

“We’d like to encourage parents to calm the f%*k down about Halloween Candy.“ This is something we wrote on Facebook years ago, and within a matter of minutes, it had 50 shares. The post went on to say… “Candy is part of the world, candy will be in your child’s life one day, with or…

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Let's Talk About Halloween Candy…

October 26, 2017

“We’d like to encourage parents to calm the f%*k down about Halloween Candy.“ This is something we wrote on Facebook years ago, and within a matter of minutes, it had 50 shares. The post went on to say… “Candy is part of the world, candy will be in your child’s life one day, with or…

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The Whole 30 is Over, Now What?

January 31, 2017

The Whole 30—that’s what we’ve heard about the most this year. It seems to be one of the big diet trends right now. That’s right, we called it a diet. Many don’t think the Whole 30 is a diet. The truth? Lots of programs out there are diets in disguise. We recently came across a…

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We Can Do Better

June 22, 2016

Last week, some of you likely read about AspireAssist, the new weight loss surgery device that allows people to purge a third of their meals through an external pump that dumps some of the stomach’s content into the toilet. We were horrified by the news, but unfortunately, not at all surprised. We’ve long viewed the…

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