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Sugary Drinks Don't Add To Childhood Obesity
2012-06-15 10:04:17

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com A new study by Canadian researchers finds that children and youth who consume sugary drinks do not have any higher risk at becoming obese when compared to their peers who drink healthy beverages. The project was conducted by looking at the relationship between beverage consumption of Canadian children between the ages of two and 18 as well as their risk of obesity. The children were measured by their height and weight to track any changes. The findings...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.