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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

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.

2014-01-15 08:27:42

Beloranib trial demonstrates improvements in body composition and cardiovascular risk factors in the largest placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized multiple dose trial performed for obesity to

Family-Style Meals Can Help Daycare Kids Combat Obesity
2014-01-14 06:39:30

Sitting down at a table to eat, serving themselves and passing food to the person next to them can help children recognize when they are no longer hungry, more than they do when meals are placed on a plate for them, researchers from the University of Illinois claim in a recently-published study.

Slow Eating Curbs Appetite Later
2013-12-30 10:54:49

A new study found that eating slowly can help to reduce feelings of hunger later in the day.

2013-12-17 11:18:57

Treatment with the diabetes drug metformin appears to be associated with a modest reduction in body mass index (BMI) in obese children when combined with lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise.

Fat And Healthy? Experts Say Not So Much
2013-12-04 05:11:46

Can a person be obese and still be healthy? The answer is no, according to a new study, from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute of Cancer Research, that appears in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.


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'.