We all reach for sugary drinks from time to time. Some more than others. But who can blame us? They are discretionary calories that just taste so darn good. But soda sizes have constantly been on the rise and the rate of childhood obesity and diabetes has followed right along. Show More Summary
The financial distress being experienced by ordinary Greeks as a result of the country's economic crisis has led to extremely high rates of obesity, particularly among children, and despite the warnings, Greece's government is helpless...Show More Summary
Being told to "sit still" in the classroom may soon be a thing of the past.Schools in a growing number of jurisdictions are experimenting with the once-faddish, now commonplace tool of the modern office dweller: the standing desk.Read full article >>
With childhood obesity becoming a major public health issue, it’s important to understand why some children gain weight faster than others. Eating habits seem to have far more to say than physical activity, research from the Norwegian...Show More Summary
Childhood participation is down, obesity is up, kids can't even walk home alone from school. What to do?
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I admit it: I was a fat kid. Like, really fat. Anyone who's been in that position themselves can tell you that childhood obesity is a lot more complex than most people realize. It's usually far more than just "too much of the wrong food" or "not enough exercise" or something. Show More Summary
Affection from grandparents towards their grandchildren may play a major role in contributing to the childhood obesity pandemic in China, new research reveals. Chinese children who are mainly cared for by their grandparents are moreShow More Summary
In the fight against childhood obesity, summer is one of the most challenging times of the year. Many children finish the school year in June fitter and leaner than when they go back to school in August
After Ariana Grande was caught on camera licking doughnuts and declaring hatred for these United States, she responded with a nonsensical statement about how she loves America but hates childhood obesity Now it seems that Grande's efforts...Show More Summary
Ariana Grade took a respite from being carried like a baby to act like one. On Tuesday, TMZ published security footage of the 22-year-old at a doughnut shop licking the sweet treats when the employees' backs were turned. When one staff member kindly offered Grande a full tray of new doughnuts --... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Ariana Grande
Authorities raided Fogle's home, but he has not been arrested or charged. Tuesday's raid puts a spotlight on Fogle's ties to the former head of a foundation he created to fight childhood obesity.
Jared Fogle, Subway pitchman, is in the middle of an investigation into child pornography, which initially focused on the arrest of an employee who ran his childhood obesity charity. Jared, Subway’s spokesman for over a decade, watched as agents raided his house, carrying out armloads of electronic equipment and documents. Show More Summary
Research using brain-imaging technology has revealed a brain response pattern in children that might represent a step along the path to childhood obesity.
A raid at the home of an iconic restaurant spokesman is casting a glaring spotlight on his relationship with the former head of a foundation he set up to combat childhood obesity.
Children whose parents smoked when they were toddlers are likely to have a wider waist and a higher BMI by time they reach ten years of age, reveal researchers. “We suspect the statistics we’ve established linking childhood obesity to...Show More Summary
The outrageously high rates of childhood and adult obesity and diabetes in the U.S. may suggest that the U.S. Dietary Guidelines (DG) are not working. After all, these guidelines are meant to protect our health. So how did we find ourselves...Show More Summary
As part of a plan to combat childhood obesity, Texas schools are once again allowing deep fryers and soda machines, KUT (Austin) is reporting. And if the phrases “combat childhood obesity” and “allowing deep fryers and soda machines” in the same sentence doesn’t make sense to you, you’re not alone. Show More Summary
A multidisciplinary group of Canadian researchers has developed a participatory action research program to help address healthy body weight in children. The SCOPE program promotes 'Live 5-2-1-0', which encourages children to enjoy five...Show More Summary
The majority of parents of preschool-age obese children described them as “about the right weight,” a recent study found.