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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

2014-04-01 15:26:21

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health.

2014-04-01 14:33:26

Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents.

2014-03-31 10:04:31

One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.

Excessive TV Time Can Lead To Poor Dietary Choices And Cardiovascular Risks For Kids
2014-03-31 04:46:10

Middle school students who watch at least two hours of television per day are more likely to experience cardiovascular disease risk factors than those spending an equal amount of time surfing the Internet or playing video games.

Simple Blood Test Could Predict Whether A Child Will Become Obese
2014-03-27 10:39:56

Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children.

2014-03-26 23:00:22

A recent government study found that only one-in-four adolescents meet the nation’s physical activity guideline of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day.

2014-03-26 11:25:03

Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers aren't experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population.

2014-03-18 16:23:56

Renowned Medical Association Plans to Attack Obesity Epidemic With Benchmark Gathering of Worldwide Experts JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2011, the

2014-03-14 12:25:05

Physical Activity Program Joins Dialogue in Helping Fight America's Childhood Obesity Crisis CANTON, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school

2014-03-14 08:27:28

Del Monte Foods announces five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Monte Foods announced today


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