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2013-02-28 16:29:15

Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic.

2013-02-21 11:26:15

Workplace-based programs that include dietary advice coupled with behavioral counseling appear to be a promising approach for men and women with significant weight loss goals, based on the results of a pilot study conducted by researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University.

2013-02-19 12:17:49

Weight-loss surgery is currently only offered to patients who exceed a certain BMI.

Healthy Body Weight: What’s Yours?
2013-02-18 17:48:53

In the last few decades, increasing emphasis has been placed on having and maintaining a healthy body weight. For many people, this is a struggle, in part because maintaining a healthy body weight requires great effort, but also because many simply don’t know what exactly their healthy body weight is.

2013-02-06 23:04:22

For practitioners of weight loss programs in Bakersfield, CA there is none more devoted than Dr.

2013-01-31 09:58:40

Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls.

2013-01-24 12:47:56

The gap between obesity levels measured by self-reported height and weight and obesity recorded by measured height and weight is increasing.

2013-01-16 22:30:53

Obese and overweight people are gaining weight rapidly in low-and middle-income countries while those who are severely undernourished are not experiencing similar weight gains.

2013-01-14 23:02:32

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press


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