child obesity
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Having Younger Siblings Linked to Lower Obesity Rates

A study found that children with younger siblings tend to have lower chances of becoming obese.

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Excessive Consumption of Fish during Pregnancy Results in Child Obesity

A recent research review reveals that the consumption fish more than three times a week during pregnancy by women will lead to obesity problems in their kids in the future.

Chinese Students Attend Summer Camp For Overweight Kids

Fat Cartoon Characters May Fuel Obesity Epidemic – Children Eat More Junk Food Because Of Garfield, Homer Simpson

For decades, concerned parents have warned about the violence shown on animated shows directed at children, but a new study has shown that this may not be the bigger problem when it comes to what the young one watch, but rather the influence fat cartoon characters have on them - as being exposed to overweight characters makes children eat unhealthily.

Fried Food is Bad for Us? Absolutely Not!

TV Viewing Linked with Poor Snacking Habits and Heart Disease in Children

Researchers found that students who watch at least two hours of television per day are more likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease than students who spend an equal amount of time surfing the Internet or playing video games.


Toddlers Who Sleep Less at Greater Risk for Obesity: Snooze to Lose

Is your child at risk for obesity? He might be if he sleeps less than ten hours a day.

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Parent Behaviors Raise Obesity Risk in Infants

Could you be setting up your child for obesity? That might be the case. Researchers found that behaviors linked to high obesity risk are common among parents of 2-month-olds.

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Michelle Obama Announces Plans to Remove Junk Food and Sugary Drink Advertisements From Schools

First lady Michelle Obama unveiled a proposal Tuesday that would restrict the marketing of certain junk foods and sugary drinks in schools.

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Childhood Obesity Rates Plummet for Children

It turns out that a third of Americans are still obese, but it's not all bad news. Obesity rates have dropped for young children.

Obese Children

Parents Play Major Role in Children's Obesity

Scientists have discovered that parents can play a huge role in their child's risk for obesity, revealing that it may be possible to help stop the tide of obesity through parent behavior.


Nestle, Coca Cola Trying to Decrease Obesity

There are a few major companies hoping to decrease the percentage of obesity; one of them being Nestle. Nestle is the nation's leading chocolate company that has dedicated a part of their website to helping people lose weight and make a lifestyle change.

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Food Biz
What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

What to Consider When Camping through Wine Countries?

It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Everything You Need to Know About Cardamom Pods

Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Coming back from injury - When and How?

Coming Back From Injury - When and How?

Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).

Food Tech
5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

5 Edible Flowers with Surprising Health Benefits

Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

How Can You Reduce Your Exposure to Toxins?

There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.

Top 4 reasons why more and more athletes are turning vegan

Top 4 Reasons Why More and More Athletes are Turning Vegan

All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.

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