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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

2014-05-20 12:33:17

Parents more likely to give schools a D or F when it comes to nutrition and physical education, says U-M National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2014-05-16 23:08:40

N.C.O.F.®’s campaign intends to answer the questions most often asked by caregivers of children, “What can I feed my children and grandchildren that’s nutritious and healthy?”

Physical Activity For Kids Increased Using Virtual Pet
2014-05-15 03:37:03

Placing children into a mixed reality-part virtual environment and part real world-has great potential for increasing their physical activity and decreasing their risk of obesity, according to University of Georgia researchers.

2014-05-12 23:00:23

The Children’s Obesity Fund is supporting a new children’s obesity prevention program of the Alliance of Massachusetts YMCAs with an initial donation in seed funding.

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.

2014-05-07 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.

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 09:35:41

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

2014-05-02 23:00:32

The nonprofit Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to fund scholarships for 10 at-risk teen girls to participate in fitsmi online weight management coaching.

2014-04-29 23:00:53

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping launch a new community sports and activity league for the children of the Inland Empire and children seven years and up are invited to come together three


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.