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Neighborhood Grocery Store Initiative Fails To Change Fruit And Vegetable Intake Or Obesity
2014-02-04 10:07:26

Government initiatives to improve access to healthy foods may have a limited impact on obesity in the US, according to new research by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Penn State University.

2014-02-03 23:02:51

The enlightening health program takes a close look at obesity in America and how communities are working to reduce the number of people affected by it. Coral

Childhood Obesity May Sometimes Be A Product Of Insecure Attachment
2014-01-31 04:48:22

Scientists already know that the quality of the attachment a person shares with their mother affects their relationships with other people, but would you believe it affects your relationship to food and obesity as well?

Obesity Starts In Kindergarten
2014-01-30 13:44:15

Childhood obesity can begin in kindergarten, according to a new study by researchers from Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health.

2014-01-22 11:45:33

Public health researchers from The University of Manchester have found single dietary interventions are not effective at increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among overweight children and will not halt the global epidemic in childhood obesity.

Americans Eating Healthier Smarter
2014-01-17 12:11:33

A new USDA study found that Americans are practicing healthier eating habits - informing themselves more about the food they eat, consuming fewer calories from fat, and eating more fiber.

Study Claims Fast Food Is Not A Major Factor In Childhood Obesity
2014-01-16 12:03:44

A new study from researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that fast food isn’t necessarily the cause of childhood obesity – it’s a symptom.

Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity
2014-01-15 09:20:40

A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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