What Kind of Food Family Are You?
You Can’t Change Your Genes, But You CAN Change Your Family’s Food-Style
The Williams family (all names have been changed) came to my office with one very unhappy fourteen-year-old, Samantha. Samantha just scowled silently as her parents explained the situation. She was twenty-five to thirty pounds overweight, very pretty, and very embarrassed.
The mom, Anne, who had been a diabetic for ten years, was petite and needed to lose fifteen to twenty pounds to reach an ideal body weight. Mike, her husband, was a singer who wished he could drop about ten pounds. He felt better food choices could help him maintain his vocal clarity and strength. When he was younger, he had been an actor and gymnast, but ...