Thanksgiving is my family’s favorite holiday. Is it one of yours too? There’s something so powerful about a holiday that everyone celebrates in America because it is part of American culture, not religion.  But you know what can really ruin a good holiday meal? Fat Talk. Hold the Fat Talk! 10 Tips for a Fat […]


A recent study shows that advertising for Camel No. which was introduced in 2007 appealed to…teenage girls. 


Dr. Robyn Silverman September is an amazing month for action. You can smell it in the air. Back to work.  Back to school.  Back to…snarky Chenese Lewis this week. But do we really need to wait to love our bodies?  Do we really need to wait to give our friends, colleagues, and family members a […]


Jessica Stroup, it’s Glamour Magazine in the process. As I’ve asked before, Claire Mysko, author of “You’re Amazing,” hits the nail on the head here– as she told the WSJ how she also feels that so much worry over obesity can make girls obsessive about weight. Of course she acknowledges that the programs are great […]


SELF Magazine Warning Needed? Subject on Cover is Bigger Than  She Actually Appears the Miley Cyrus recently and the doesn’t seem very bothered by the cover shot. She says makes that clear so her blog: “we decided the cover of the album and just in case you haven’t seen it i’ll post it! it’s very […]


Dr. Robyn Silverman, Dr. Pauline Wallin & host Craig Cohen on SmartTalk radio this AM talking about body image.

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Disband the Clean the Plate Club? recent study, preschool aged members ate 35% more fruit loops than those who were not members of the clean the plate clubwhen given an unlimited portion. This interferes with children’s own ability to listen to their bodies and determine when they are full. They begin to be at war […]


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Girls are Diet Doping to Lose Weight

by DrRobyn on April 8, 2009

Dangerous Diet Doping: Being Thin at all Costs African American girls and the Latina girls steer clear of such practices. Nope. If you think it’s only the Caucasian girls you’d be wrong. The intense pressure to diet has amazing cross over affects. Studies over the last 25 years have shown that rate of these subclinical […]


Something is clearly screwed up.  In the