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March 9, 2017

Childhood Obesity. They just don’t get it!

No one is denying that obesity is growing problem in the First World, not just amongst children but for adults too. However, the perspective that mainstream science, allopathic medicine and governments take, is seriously lacking in approach, knowledge and long term efficacy. Why? 1. It doesn’t take into account the non-physical, multi-layered reasons for obesity and indeed all health issues. 2.This current move of the NSW government is tantamount to naming and shaming both parent and child.  The attitude taken is hardly protective, in fact, it’s the opposite. 3.It is discriminatory, divisive, and dismissive. 4.It breaches boundaries of the child, the parent and the teacher.  Teachers are not police or social workers, they are trained to educate.   The last thing an overweight […]