Tag: Charlotte Markey

Don’t Help Children Lose Weight; Help them Gain Body Positivity, Says Psychology Researcher

Don’t Help Children Lose Weight; Help them Gain Body Positivity, Says Psychology Researcher

Charlotte Markey answers what it takes to raise body-positive girls who aren’t plagued by self-doubt with her new book The Body Image Book for Girls.

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Researcher Offers Parents Tips for Preparing Healthy and Appealing Meals for Kids

Researcher Offers Parents Tips for Preparing Healthy and Appealing Meals for Kids

Prof. Charlotte Markey offers evidence-based tips that parents can be mindful of when preparing their children’s lunches – or any meals, for that matter.

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Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Expert Offers Tips to Help Teens Deal with Social Media-Related Stress This Holiday Season

Psychology expert Charlotte Markey explains that teens could experience greater social media-related anxiety during holidays; offers tips to help them deal with these issues

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Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Have Your Cake – and Pumpkin Pie – and Eat it Too! Professor Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Tom McLaughlin For many people, the joys of holiday traditions are coupled with the dreaded, annual battle of the bulge. Like clockwork, the simmering questions arise: Should I watch my waistline, or indulge in the cornucopia of holiday treats and start my diet when the holidays are over? After all, that’s what New Year’s […]

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Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Weighing the Options: Health-Psychology Expert Gives Tips for Avoiding “Freshman 15”

Health-psychology expert Charlotte Markey, a professor of psychology at Rutgers–Camden, gives time-honored tips for avoiding the “Freshman 15.”

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