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Tips for Preventing Obesity in Children

Tips for Preventing Obesity in Children

Obesity in Children is a big issue in the world today. With the development of society and the higher living standard, many children are provided the best condition of life. Their daily recipes are too nutritious along with inactive life … Read more

School Diet For Kids: Parents Raise Voice Updated

School Diet For Kids: Parents Raise Voice Updated

One of the country’s intractable health scourges is the obesity among kids over years. Parents who have their kids spend their day at school raise their concern on increasing obesity rate among kids which is mainly due to lack of … Read more

High Risk of Obesity links to Infant Growth

High Risk of Obesity links to Infant Growth

Studies indicates that infants who grew that quickly face double the risk of being obese at age 5, compared with peers who grew more slowly. The study also suggests the risk at the age of 10 later. Overfed babies are … Read more

Half of US Will Be Obese by 2030, Study Finds

Half of US Will Be Obese by 2030, Study Finds

Such a rise would hike up health care costs— an additional $66 billion per year would be spent on obesity-related diseases, the researchers said. Spending would increase by 13 to 16 percent per year over the two decades. That level … Read more

Childhood Obesity and Puberty in Girls and Boys

Childhood Obesity and Puberty in Girls and Boys

It is suggested that there is an association between childhood obesity and puberty. However, the impacts of obesity and overweight on boy and girl puberty seems opposite, according to studies on the journal Pediatrics. Childhood obesity and puberty in girls … Read more

Diabetes, not just for the Fat People

Diabetes, not just for the Fat People

Since 1980, the number of adults with diabetes has doubled and 347 million adults worldwide are now living with diabetes, according to a study published by the Lancet Medical Journal. Diabetes is becoming more common almost every where in the … Read more

Lack of Sleep, a Cause of Overweight and Obesity

Lack of Sleep, a Cause of Overweight and Obesity

Sleep deprivation is believed the cause of being drowsy and slow-witted. Moreover, according to a recent research of Columbia University’s New York Obesity Research Center, it may also spur your appetite. Picture: rodale.com The study shows that people tend to … Read more

Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

Overweight Kids Who Exercise Improve Thinking, Math Skills: Study

FRIDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — When overweight, sedentary kids start to exercise regularly, their ability to think, to plan and even to do math improves, a new study suggests. Chronic sedentary behavior ‘is compromising children’s ability and achievement,’ research … Read more

Giving Baby Solid Foods Too Early Linked to Obesity Later

Giving Baby Solid Foods Too Early Linked to Obesity Later

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Babies who were formula-fed and introduced to solid foods before they were 4 months old were more likely to be obese when they were 3, researchers report. But the risk was found only in … Read more

Community Has a Role in Health of Low-Income Kids

Community Has a Role in Health of Low-Income Kids

MONDAY, Feb. 7 (HealthDay News) — Living in a connected community may protect poor teens from health risks such as smoking or obesity, researchers have found. Study suggests social connections protect poor teens against smoking, obesity In a study of … Read more