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2013-10-09 23:32:51

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. According to an article published in the September 27, 2013...

2013-10-08 23:32:20

$10,000 to be given away to six university students in nationwide essay contest. Coral Gables, Florida (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 According to the CDC, childhood obesity has more than doubled in the past 30 years with no signs of slowing. Recognizing the need for solutions, Dietspotlight.com is looking to encourage the leaders of tomorrow in taking active roles to consider the steps needed to fix this crushing epidemic. Applicants will submit a 900-1500 word essay that lays out their vision...

Pregnancy Weight Gain Linked To Childhood Obesity
2013-10-02 10:32:19

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new Arkansas-based study, a woman’s weight gain during pregnancy has a direct impact on her child’s risk of obesity through age 12. The study, which was published on Tuesday in the journal PLOS Medicine, included over 41,000 mothers and considered several confounding factors such as birth weight and genetics. "From the public health perspective, excessive weight gain during pregnancy may have a potentially...

2013-09-29 23:01:04

Alliance for a Healthier Generation Announces All Schools Meet or Exceed Federal Nutrition Standards for School Meals Little Rock, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 Tomorrow, President Bill Clinton will honor 267 schools at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, Ark. for creating healthier environments for children to learn and staff to work. The awards ceremony is part of the eighth annual Healthy Schools Program Forum. In addition, President Clinton will share data showing...

2013-09-28 23:00:32

Childhood obesity is a national epidemic and Dr. Darius Veleas, D.C. is doing something about it. His new book helps parents with fun workouts that will give their kids positive energy, strength, and confidence; and the best part is it’s free on Kindle today. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Childhood obesity rates have more than tripled over the past 30 years. In 1980, 6.5 percent of children between the ages of 6 and 11 were obese. By 2008 that percentage had skyrocketed...

2013-09-26 23:30:58

New reports reveal the impact that parents’ weight has on children. Diet Doc offers new prescription diet plans that now promote healthy and rapid weight loss leading to reduced childhood obesity by setting healthy examples. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 When children consume more calories than the body burns, the result is overweight and obese youth. There are various factors that affect childhood obesity, but the influence of children’s role models; their parents, is by...

2013-09-26 23:24:32

Award-winning, evidence-based program being phased into 15 more elementary schools this fall, including Quitman Street Community School in Newark. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance announced today another milestone in their joint anti-obesity initiative – Healthy U - to help the next generation of children live healthier lives. Established in 2008 as an after-school program and broadened last year to be...


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