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Dear Mr. Dad. It seems like every other day there’s a scary story in the news about childhood obesity and diabetes and more. What I rarely hear about is what to actually do about it—aside from “eat less junk and do more exercise.” I don’t find that terribly helpful. Can you offer some specific ideas [...]
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Halloween Doesn't Have to Add to Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 months ago)

Though the walking from door to door on Halloween night is a great way to get kids to exercise, the bags full of candy at the end of their route are a scary reminder of the childhood obesity epidemic. Read Post

Weight loss study: Fads not as helpful as exercising, eating less

Health : Booster Shots (3 years ago)

Nearly two-thirds of Americans who are obese try to lose weight, and about 40% of them actually succeed. How did they do it? The old-school way: By eating less, exercising more and switching to more healthful foods, according to a n... Read Post

Fat Kids Eat Healthier Than Skinny Kids, New Study Shows - Debate Over Diet Vs Exercise Rages On

Health : Indyposted - Health (4 years ago)

According to a new study, fat kids actually eat healthier than their skinny classmates, which has led researchers to believe that the obesity problem has more to do with exercise than junk food. The Telegraph reports that the study ... Read Post

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