Dr. Rausch, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Child and Adolescent Health at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Rausch’s clinical and research interests focus on the prevention and management of pediatric obesity and its long-term impact on health. He is interested in developing strategies for promoting universal evidence-based lifestyle changes that focus on prevention. Dr Rausch is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Section on Obesity and was selected for the inaugural class of Childhood Obesity Advisors for Continuing Health (COACH). He is also a member of the Obesity Society and serves on the Clinical Committee.
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November 7, 2017
We all want what’s best for our children and strive to keep them healthy and happy. This is very difficult in today’s hectic world . Our children are being constantly exposed to seductive advertising for non-healthy food and beverage options. Sugary drinks are one major culprit of health problems in children. These drinks include sodas, soft drinks, juice drinks with added sugar, sports and electrolyte replacement drinks, sweetened teas, and energy drinks. boy-drinking-soda.jpg Sugary drinks are consumed by millions of children and adolescents and are the number one source of added sugar in...