Dr. Pamela Peeke is a nationally renowned physician, scientist and expert in the fields of nutrition, metabolism, stress and fitness. Named one of Americas top physicians by the Consumers Research Council of America, she has been the recipient of numerous national awards in recognition of her leadership in promoting fitness and healthy lifestyle. Dr. Peeke is a member of the Maryland Governors Council on Fitness, Presidential Challenge Advocate for the Presidents Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, and is national spokesperson for the American College of Sports Medicines Exercise is Medicine global campaign. Dr Peeke is Chief Lifestyle Expert for WebMDs 50 million members and the Chief Medical Correspondent for nutrition and fitness for Discovery Health TV, as well as a New York Times bestselling author of Fight Fat after Forty, Body for Life for Women, and Fit to Live.
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According to Peeke, she's not advocating for a nanny state, but there's a lot the government can do, like promoting more research and education.
Every parent must be a role model for their children by walking the talk and creating a healthy living environment for the whole family.
Obesity requires solutions based on the participation of everyonegovernment, business, non-profit organizations, the medical community, schools, community and religious leaders... everyone, working together cooperatively to identify answers and take action.
Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute have just published a study that explains why you eat so compulsively around particular foods. You may actually be a junk food junkie!