Studying obesity factors beyond food and exercise

    Rising levels of childhood obesity have been a major concern for families, communities and policy makers for the past decade.

    Typically, solutions focus on what kids eat, and exercise. New research takes a look at behavior modifications – and understanding the body’s signals.

    In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss why food and exercise are only part of the obesity puzzle:

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