Latest Childhood obesity Stories
One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.
Middle school students who watch at least two hours of television per day are more likely to experience cardiovascular disease risk factors than those spending an equal amount of time surfing the Internet or playing video games.
Scientists have found that a simple blood test, which can read DNA, could be used to predict obesity levels in children.
A recent government study found that only one-in-four adolescents meet the nation’s physical activity guideline of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day.
Although people live longer today than they did 50 years ago, people who were overweight and obese as teenagers aren't experiencing the same gains as other segments of the population.
Renowned Medical Association Plans to Attack Obesity Epidemic With Benchmark Gathering of Worldwide Experts JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2011, the
Physical Activity Program Joins Dialogue in Helping Fight America's Childhood Obesity Crisis CANTON, Mass., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today BOKS (Build Our Kids' Success), a free before-school
Del Monte Foods announces five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Monte Foods announced today
On Day Two of PHA's annual Summit, three groups announce new commitments aimed at ending the childhood obesity epidemic WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, during the
WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today together with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) at the 2014 Building a Healthier Future Summit, The Dannon Company announced a landmark
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