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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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Confirmation That Longer Bouts Of Exercise Help Prevent Childhood Obesity, According To New Queen's Study

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

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 research... Read Post

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

Health : Booster Shots (2 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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