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Researchers Identify Primary Factors Responsible For Preschool Obesity
2014-01-15 09:20:40

A lack of adequate sleep, having parents with high body mass index (BMI), and having their eating habits restricted for weight control purposes are the three most significant risk factors when it comes to childhood obesity for preschoolers.

2014-01-14 12:27:04

Eight-Year Look AHEAD Results Show 50% of Participants Kept Off 5% or More of Initial Weight Lost SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.

2014-01-13 20:20:50

Sorry: Why Ruben Studdard Falls Short with Weight Loss Surgery Comments LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2014-01-11 23:02:22

Paleo Burn, created by Ken Burg, teaches people how to burn body fat and have better health.

Weight Stigmas Demotivate The Overweight
2014-01-09 07:46:17

A new study found that presenting people who consider themselves overweight with the conventional stigmas about overweight people caused them to feel less self-control when it came to eating afterward.

2014-01-08 17:09:50

Researchers in Sweden have found an association between a person's fitness as a teenager and their risk of heart attack in later life.

2014-01-08 11:18:05

A sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax could help mitigate the rise in obesity and type 2 diabetes rates in India among both urban and rural populations.

Obesity In The Developing World
2014-01-04 05:12:54

The number of overweight or obese people living in developing countries nearly quadrupled between 1980 and 2008, according to a new report from UK-based humanitarian think-tank The Overseas Development Institute.

2013-12-30 23:02:26

Probably the most common New Year’s Resolution for 2014 is to reduce Body Mass Index (BMI) by losing weight.

2013-12-30 20:20:42

The latest research proves that the costs associated with being obese increase as body mass index rises, which typically exceeds the price of bariatric surgery LOS ANGELES, Dec.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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