Latest National Physical Activity Guidelines Stories

2011-12-07 11:12:29

Targeting children aged six to 12 with school-based programs that encourage healthy eating, physical activity and positive attitudes to body image are among a range of interventions that can help reduce levels of obesity.

2010-07-26 12:36:00

NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the biggest health problems facing the United States today is childhood obesity. According to the U.S.

2009-03-19 09:08:24

Children who exercise in bouts of activity lasting five minutes or longer are less likely to become obese than those whose activity levels are more sporadic and typically last less than five minutes each, Queen’s University researchers have discovered.

2009-03-02 11:29:36

Pregnancy has been a time when a woman sometimes indulges in eating for two but U.S. researchers said this may contribute to child obesity. Pregnant women have always been hands off, Dr.

2008-10-08 18:00:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- New physical activity guidelines released today by the U.S.

2008-10-06 09:00:10

One-quarter Australian children overweight or obese: survey CANBERRA, Oct.

2008-09-24 15:01:01

Comment August must have been the most exciting sporting month in our national consciousness in living memory (rivalled only by that marvellous month in 1966).

2008-09-15 18:00:00

By Professor Julian Halcox MAJOR advances have been made in the treatment and prevention of heart disease over the past few decades, resulting in a progressive fall in the number of people suffering and dying from conditions such as heart attack and stroke.

2008-08-17 18:00:12

By LYNDSAY MOSS China's Olympics have captivated even the couch potatoes among us, but Scots need motivation to build exercise into their lives. FITTING exercise into everyday life is not easy.

2008-08-13 15:00:00

By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO - You can look great in a swimsuit and still be a heart attack waiting to happen. And you can also be overweight and otherwise healthy.

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