Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity

Playing Multiple Sports Helps Beat Teen Obesity

Beirut : Lebanon | Jul 15, 2012 at 9:43 PM PDT
Source: WebMD
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A new study shows that teens who play on three or more sports teams are up to 39% less likely to be obese. Ditching the school bus and walking or biking to school may also help teens keep their weight in check. Researchers found that teens who actively commuted to school more than three days a week had a 33%... FULL ARTICLE AT WebMD
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