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The Chula Vista Elementary School District's student body has got a bounce in its collective step these days. The district's revised wellness policy that was adopted last spring already appears to be yielding healthy results, according to recent
The researchers also found an increased burden of rare structural variations in severely obese children. The team found that structural variations can delete sections of DNA that help to maintain protein receptors known to be involved in the
Published April 08, 2013 Reuters Shrinking the size of kids' plates and bowls and encouraging them to eat more frequently throughout the day might help them eat less and keep off extra weight, new research suggests...Another review of past research
People who spend more than 11 hours a day at work increase their chances of having a heart attack by 67 percent, a study has found. A team from University College London looked at more than 7,000 civil servants over a period of 11 years and
When the budget comes under scrutiny, it is often our recreation and fitness costs and memberships, that face being cut along with other non essential' items. However the cost of your gym membership, or personal training is likely to be much cheaper
If we've learned anything from March Madness, it's that an office pool is fun: It not only holds out the promise of a financial windfall; it pits us against our co-workers in vying for the payoff. So when it comes to tackling obesity , could the
Wednesday, April 3, at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital on Route 22 near Lake Barrington. Wool will talk about how the surgery has been shown to control weight, blood sugar and help with many other medical problems.
April 1st, 2013 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 68.8 percent of American adults are overweight, and a full half of these meet the criteria for obesity (body mass index of 30 or above). Obesity has now surpassed infectious
Suggested Topics Instead of being inspired, a generation is being betrayed. This may seem a perverse accusation on Easter Sunday, when children traditionally eat their body weight in chocolate, but they are being ignored rather than indulged.
A study of more than 9000 middle-aged Australian women has found that the more hours they worked, the more likely they were to gain weight. According to study leader, Nicole Au, a research fellow at the Centre for Health Economics at Monash