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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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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

Obesity Is A Big Contributor To Diabetes Boom

Health : Healthland (15 minutes ago)

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in the U.S., and there’s a single biggest culprit to blame, found a new study released today in Annals of Internal Medicine: our ever-increasing body mass index, or BMI. The team analyzed ... Read Post

EmpowerMEnt Challenge Offers Fun Way for Families to Build Healthier Lives

Health : Elements4Health: Children's Health (2 hours ago)

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an easy and fun way to help with the No. 1 health concern among parents – childhood obesity. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the EmpowerMEnt Challenge has been cre... Read Post


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