Walt Larimore, MD is one of America's best known family physicians and is listed in the Best Doctors in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and the International Health Professionals of the Year. He is a board-certified family physician with twenty-five years of clinical experience and an award-winning medical journalist.
Sherri Flynt, MPH, RD, LD received her master's in public health from Loma Linda University. She is a registered and licensed dietitian and serves a head of the Center for Nutritional Excellence at Florida Hospital.
SuperSized Kids shows how the mushrooming childhood obesity epidemic is destroying children's lives, draining family resources and pushing America dangerously close to a total health care collapse. There is a solution — SuperSized Kids explains, step by step, how parents can work to avert the coming crisis by taking control of the weight challenges facing every member of their family.
SuperSized Kids is different. It shows parents how to cure the #1 family health crisis facing them today. It provides a step-by-step, medically sound and eminently doable lifestyle change program designed for the whole family. It also includes practical suggestions for impacting school and community programs as well as what government leaders can do to help.
"That America is raising a generation of obese and unhealthy kids is not in dispute. Knowing what to do and who should do it is the challenge, but Dr. Walt Larimore and Sherri Flynt get it right in their timely and ground-breaking book, SuperSized Kids: How to Protect Your Child from the Obesity Threat. These two authors get the parents off the bench and into the game of coaching their kids to better health and fitness. It's too bad this book wasn't required reading for parents over the past generation!" — Mike Huckabee, Governor of Arkansas
"As a physician, I have been troubled by the rising tide of obesity in this country, and as a policymaker, I am concerned about the burden obesity places on our national health care system. This timely book addresses the proble m at its roots and helps parents develop a healthy, active lifestyle for the entire family. I commend the authors and strongly recommend this practical and important book to parents." — Congressman Dave Weldon, MD
"Walt Larimore and Sherri Flynt have written what is an essential new book for every parent in America… I highly recommend it for its educational insights, and its nutritional guidance for our children today." — Senator Tom Coburn, MD
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Time Warner Book Group
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds