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Fido Helps Kids Fight Obesity

Here’s a great story about a study done in Australia  showing kids with dogs were in better shape than those without. As experts grapple with Australia’s escalating childhood obesity epidemic, new research has found owning a pet could keep children slim and healthy. A Deakin University study found that young children who own a dog are less [...]
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Study Identifies Risk Factors In Infancy That Predict Childhood Obesity

Health : Medical News Today (2 years ago)

High birth weight, rapid weight gain and having an overweight mother who smokes can all increase the risk of a baby becoming obese later in childhood, research by experts at The University of Nottingham has found. The study, publish... Read Post

Schools Do Help In War On Childhood Obesity, Yale Study Finds

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

A team of Yale University researchers has found that school-based programs for obesity prevention and reversal are generally effective and are an important component in battling what many regard as a national obesity epidemic among ... Read Post

Findings Of ISU Study: Intervention Program Helps Kids Eat Healthier, Reduce Screen Time

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A new Iowa State University study found that a family, school and community intervention program helps children live healthier lives and could be a new tool in the fight against the nation's childhood obesity epidemic. Read Post


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