Study: Obese Preschoolers May Already Have Risk Factors For Heart Disease, DiabetesOverweight children showed metabolic abnormalities found in adults with weight problems.
Study: Obesity Undercounted In ChildrenAccording to a new study, obesity is undercounted in children because the commonly used body mass index may leave out up to 25 percent of children that have excess body fat.
Report: US Obesity Rate Reaches New HighAccording to a recent study, the obesity rate in the US has reached a new high.
Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-EatersVegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.
Study: Exposure To Fast Food Restaurants Can Lead To Obesity According to a recent study, exposure to fast food restaurants can lead to obesity; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2007 and 2010, adults in the US consumed an average of 11.3 percent of their total daily calories from fast food.
Study: Parental Stress Linked To Obesity In ChildrenA new study found that parental stress is linked with obese children.
Study: Healthy Snacks Satisfy Appetites Of Kids Faster Than Potato Chips According to a recent study conducted by Brian Wansink, PhD, of Cornell University and his colleagues, a healthy snack of cheese and vegetables could satisfy a child’s appetite faster than unhealthy alternatives while also resulting in the consumption of fewer calories.
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Study: Black Women More Likely Than Whites To Put On Pounds Under Stress A stressed-out black woman is more likely to gain more weight than a stressed-out white woman, according to a new study.