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Eliminating 64 calories per day on average would allow the US childhood obesity prevention goals to be met

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

In order for the nation to achieve goals set by the federal government for reducing obesity rates by 2020, children in the United States would need to eliminate an average of 64 excess calories per day, researchers calculated in a n... Read Post

White House's Childhood Obesity Task Force Must Focus on Providing Treatment for Minority Children

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

To achieve the goals laid out by the White House's Childhood Obesity Task Force, researchers concluded that a shared emphasis on both obesity prevention and treatment strategies is required. Prevention programs alone cannot appropri... 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


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