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Heart Disease Risk For Inactive Women After Age 30
2014-05-10 05:24:31

A lack of physical activity is the single largest cause of heart disease in women over the age of 30 – trumping even obesity, smoking and high blood pressure, according to research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

2014-05-09 19:50:19

A new study from the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP) finds childhood poverty reaches into the lives of white, Hispanic and African-American young adult women, contributing to their propensity to be overweight and obese.

2014-05-08 09:04:44

Parents, forget the comfort food!

2014-05-08 04:21:51

Ob/Gyns -- Often on Front Lines When It Comes to Women and Weight Loss -- Intrigued by "Body-Reshaping" Formula Vysera(TM)-CLS CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surprisingly enough,

2014-05-07 23:01:07

The non-profit, Children’s Obesity Fund is a proud supporter of a new weight management program, the Pound Patrol, offered by Family First Center of Lake County in Illinois.

Snacking Quality Appears To Decline As Kids Age
2014-05-07 03:34:06

The average US child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet quality in a sample of low-income, urban schoolchildren in the Boston area.

2014-05-07 10:40:44

Researchers from The Netherlands found that snacking on high-fat and high-sugar foods was independently associated with abdominal fat and fatty liver (hepatic steatosis).

2014-05-07 09:48:35

Being obese at age 25 increases risk for serious weight problems over 35 years of age.

2014-05-07 09:41:57

The home is an important microenvironment in models of obesity and can trigger behaviors both positively and negatively associated with weight status.

2014-05-07 09:35:41

Turning the TV off during mealtimes to help prevent childhood obesity may need to start even before a child is born.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.