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Obesity Might Involve More Than Calories In, Calories Out

by Arleigh Aldrich More and more studies are surfacing with the argument that it’s not just how much we eat that is fueling obesity, but what we’re eating. For years, scientists and nutritionists have adhered to the “calories in, calories out” model, in which one loses weight by burning more calories than they intake. Now [...]
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Pregnant? Eat up -- or your child could be obese

Health : That's Fit (6 years ago)

Women's Health, Healthy KidsPregnant? Counting calories? Quit it, says a study out of the UK. Pregnant women who count calories and watch what they eat are upping the chances that their child will be obese, according to this article... Read Post

Two Chicago School Cafeterias to Use Technology to Create a Healthy Eating "Report Card" on Students' Food Choices and Eating Habits to Help Prevent Childhood Obesity

Health : Newswise Medical News (yesterday)

Preventive medicine experts at Rush University Medical Center and Canyon Ranch Institute have teamed up to design and test a new program that tracks what students are actually choosing to eat at school meals and supports parents and... Read Post

Americans Are Eating Fewer Calories, So Why Are We Still Obese?

Health : Healthland (last year)

The good news: we’re eating fewer calories. The bad news: that’s not translating into lower obesity rates. Two federal studies on the amount of calories Americans eat show that we are eating less than we did about a decade ago, and ... Read Post


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