Brad Lamm

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    1 + 1 = 2, right?

    I know, I know, I know. Math don’t lie - but it was never my strength spot either.

    You tell a kid a bottle of soda has 250 calories, and it’s just a number. Same for me really. I do the math, but do I really do the math? With kids plus-sized...Full Post

    Who doesn’t want to be happy? “I just want to be sad…” is never heard. EVERYONE wants to be happy.

    We strive for, hope for and dig in to get happy, yet what makes it so in our own lives? What recipe for HAPPY takes it beyond a goal to reality?

    Happiness R...Full Post

    In an epidemic, snake oil comes in all shapes, sizes, bottles and pills. Desperate to shed weight, one may try anything. Get that quick fix, the skinny plunge, it’s easy to go blind to the facts while focussing on the fiction of a promise: THIS IS THE MIRACLE!...Full Post
  • Stress + Obesity

    How we eat, why we eat, and where we store when what we eat is more than our body needs (that’s where the fat comes in) continue to make headline after headline.

    Crash eating plans.
    Eat this, not that to lose the _______ (fat, inches, shame,...Full Post
  • Children and Exercise

    Were you a good kid? I bet I’d get a “B+” from my mom today if you asked her. Maybe an “A-” depending on her mood when questioned.

    I loved to read. Sucked the books up with a straw; just couldn’t get enough. Mom made me take piano lessons for years, but the...Full Post
  • Invitation to Change: An Obesity Rx

    Often loved ones of those who are overweight, carry the hurt too. They may try to give their loved one encouragement or confrontation, depending on the day to move them into self-care different than what’s being done. Or they stand in silence, thinking they...Full Post
  • Obesity State by State

    The obesity epidemic continues to plague our nation. New studies suggest that different states, races, and social statuses may be more prone to it’s wrath than others. The numbers may vary, but it’s havoc is everywhere countrywide.

    According to the Washington...Full Post
  • Overweight but not Over Fed

    As Americans continue to struggle with their weight, the ongoing issue of obesity continues to be, well, big. When we talk about weight loss and obesity the first place people often look is over consumption of unhealthy, processed, sugar-rich foods. As it turns...Full Post
  • Live Happily Ever After

    Whether we live long or die young greatly depends on the lifestyle we choose. Devices such as smoking and drinking are well documented as detriments to our health. Focusing on what not to do can be very overwhelming. Instead of focusing on what will kill us,...Full Post
  • Binge Season

    Hurricane Season, we’re used to. The impending storm gets a name. We prepare and if in the zone, then hold one’s breath and wait. Right? Same for certain human behaviors we see, and where we know. It’s the beginning of July, and we’re rounding the corner towards...Full Post