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Youth and Obesity

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Co-hosts Eric Komoroff (www.communityofunity.com) and Dr. Jason Stein (www.iRyze.com) speak about obesity and wellness with Beth L. Braun, Ph.D. Dr. Braun is a leading experts a pediatric obesity and wellness. She has been working with children and families since the early 1990s and is currently the Director of Behavioral Modification for the P.L.A.Y. program, a family based pediatric weight loss program for toddlers, children and adolescents. Formally Dr. Braun had been involved in curriculum development, teaching, and teacher training at KidShape, one of the country’s largest family-based programs, since 1995. She has worked in various weight loss camps, websites and programs. She has appeared on Oprah, CBS Evening News, and ABC’s Primetime Investigates, as well as various syndicated radio shows. Dr. Braun is in private practice in Los Angeles, specializing in children and families dealing with weight issues and as well as chronic illnesses. Dr. Braun is an expert in helping patients understand the cause of over-eating and food addiction rather than just reducing caloric intake and increasing physical activity, encouraging healthy weight loss from lifestyle changes in a family and teaching clients tools that will last a lifetime. Her technique has helped many children reverse and prevent Type II diabetes.