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Latest Childhood obesity Stories

2014-05-22 23:00:39

The Children’s Obesity Fund is sponsoring the 14th Annual HopeWalk and Kid’s Healthy Activity Fair coordinated by Hands for Hope in North Hollywood Park.

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.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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