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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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American Diabetes Association Urges Congress To Examine Ravages Of Childhood Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) today, applauded Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT), Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and members of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Children and Families for holding a hearing on, "Childhood Ob... 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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