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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

We're Going Back To Counting Calories...And Here's Why That's A Good Thing

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (37 minutes ago)

When we are talking about efforts to reduce obesity rates, the calories we buy, and consequently eat, do matter. Obesity is a supply problem: there are simply too many calories looking for too few mouths. Since the 1950s, the number... 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


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