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Insufficient progress has been made in most developing countries to meet the United Nations' target of halving the proportion of children who suffer from hunger by 2015 compared with 1990 levels.
Obese women run the risk of problems during pregnancy, labor and complications for the baby's health.
Protica has announced the release of a new product intended to help consumers who are looking to gain weight. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 17, 2012
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at a higher risk of death if they are underweight.
A study of more than 1 million Asians found that those who were a normal weight were far less likely to die from any cause than individuals whose body-mass index (BMI) was too high or low.
Attain Fertility hosts Weight Loss & Wellness Wednesdays to Promote Healthy Lifestyles and Fertility Purchase, NY (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The first month of the New Year is now behind us: How are those resolutions going? One of the most common resolutions people make is to lose weight and get healthier.
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTRI), the number one home delivery weight loss program, today announced the expansion of its line-up of weight loss management mobile applications with the launch of its new BMI (body mass index) app for the iPhone(TM).
In a paper published in the January issue of the journal Economics and Human Biology, a team of applied economists including William A. Masters, a professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, suggests a new approach to monitoring the relationship between nutrition and child mortality in developing countries.
An international team of scientists calls for protecting complementary food for infants in developing countries â€“ especially those where corn is a staple food â€“ against fumonisin, a toxin produced by fungi.
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