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Take The Latest Findings On Childhood Obesity With A Grain Of Salt

Why would later bedtimes in preschoolers correlate with higher obesity as teens? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jane Chin.

Leaked U.K. Childhood Obesity Draft Report Underwhelms Public Health Campaigners

In a blow to campaigners fighting childhood obesity in the U.K., a leaked copy of the government’s long-awaited Childhood Obesity Strategy(COS) revealed a number of public health promises have been abandoned. Pressure from the food and drink industry has resulted in a watered down strategy, The Times reported. Show More Summary

Hungry Parents May Feed Their Kids More, UF Study Finds

The hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more they may feed their young children, which could have implications for childhood obesity.

Home-Based Intervention Aims to Curb Childhood Tooth Decay and Obesity in the Bronx

More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language barriers, unfamiliar with health resources, and burdened by poverty, they are at high risk for health problems. And these risks extend to their young children.

Silly rabbit! Junk food ads contribute to childhood obesity, study says

Child-centric marketing icons contribute to childhood obesity, according to a new study. Continue reading ? The post Silly rabbit! Junk food ads contribute to childhood obesity, study says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Overweight children are likely to become overweight adults – unless they adopt healthier patterns of eating and exercise.

Commenting On Your Child’s Weight Can Bring Terrible Results, Study Finds

Childhood obesity is a major problem currently facing our nation today. The statistics are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease... The post Commenting On Your Child’s Weight Can Bring Terrible Results, Study Finds appeared first on Lifehack.

Would Rise Of Childhood Obesity Cause Higher Diabetes Rate?

On April 2, 2016, ‘The Lancet’ journal published an article indicating that the number of people globally with a body mass index (BMI) of over 30 has risen from 105 million in 1975 to 641 million in 2014. People who are overweight or obese are at a higher risk of developing many health disorders as adults. Show More Summary

Educating Parents on Healthy Infant Sleep Habits May Help Prevent Obesity

Teaching parents bedtime techniques to encourage healthy sleep habits in their infants may help prevent obesity, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. Strong links exist between inadequate sleep and childhood obes...

In Mice, Daughters of Overweight Dads Have Altered Breast Tissue, Higher Cancer Risk

Obese male mice and normal weight female mice produce female pups that are overweight at birth through childhood, and have delayed development of their breast tissue as well as increased rates of breast cancer. The findings come from one of the first animal studies to examine the impact of paternal obesity on future generations' cancer risk.

Folic Acid During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Childhood Obesity

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Pregnant women are advised to take folic acid to prevent birth defects. It may also lower the risk of obesity in their offspring.

Record-breaking mountain climber's next feat? Fighting childhood obesity

Colin O'Brady set a world record as the fastest man to complete the Explorer's Grand Slam, and now he wants to help future generations.

Americans Are Making No Progress On Obesity

Hot on the heels of news that the US childhood obesity rate keeps creeping up, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have an update on the situation among adults: As of 2014, 37.9 percent of US adults are obese,...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: Weight Loss Surgery for Kids

There is a childhood obesity epidemic in the U.S., and Mayo Clinic experts say one 1 of 3 kids is overweight or obese. For some, eating fewer calories and exercising more helps them lose weight. But for others, it's not that easy. Severely obese kids are at increased risk of serious health complications, and some may benefit […]

A Family-Based Weight Management Program Improved Self-Perception Among Obese Children

Battling the childhood obesity epidemic is a priority for many researchers, as obesity during adolescence increases the risk of chronic diseases throughout life. Because obese children have lower quality of life and self-esteem, greater...Show More Summary

How I Overcame Childhood Obesity Without Ever Dieting

For men, "bigger is better" except when it isn't. When he hit 340 on the doctor's scales he knew he had to change his life. The post How I Overcame Childhood Obesity Without Ever Dieting appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly update

Delegates at the World Health Assembly have agreed resolutions and decisions on air pollution, chemicals, the health workforce, childhood obesity, violence, noncommunicable diseases, and the election of the next Director-General.

McLane announces partnership with PHA

McLane Company announced today it is partnering with The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) to enhance its healthier-for-you offerings to PHA’s goal of solving the childhood obesity crisis.

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