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New federal nutrition standards are going into effect this year at schools all across the country curbing sales of junk foods and sugary drinks in an effort to help keep America’s children slim and trim.
The American Medical Association believes there should be a law requiring schools to teach children what causes obesity and how to prevent it.
They're everywhere -- in magazines, on the Internet, on television—people with super-thin bodies who are presented as having the ideal body form.
A recent study has found that, of people who have been newly diagnosed with diabetes, those with a normal body mass index (BMI) experience a higher mortality rate.
Simple interventions are successful in those from all racial/ethnic groups, educational levels
New research has found that weight training is linked with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes.
Pregnant women who are overweight or obese can encounter a host of health complications.
In a Perspective article appearing in this week's New England Journal of Medicine, public health researchers examine how recommendations in a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM)—"Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation"—square with American's opinions about the obesity epidemic.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.