Monthly Archives: August 2016

Focus Teens on Healthy Lifestyles – Not Dieting

A single approach can prevent both childhood obesity and eating disorders in teenagers, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Scientific evidence summarized in the new recommendations …

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Is Your Child Too Young to Train Like an Olympian?

Now that the Olympics is in full swing, children –and their parents – all over the world are wondering if they have the athleticism to compete in sports on the …

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Your Brain Ages Quicker in Middle Age if You’re Obese

From middle-age, the brains of obese individuals display differences in white matter similar to those in lean individuals ten years their senior, according to new research led by the University …

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Sitting is Dangerous to Your Health

Sitting is dangerous to your health.  The health risks associated with sitting for eight or more hours a day — whether at work, home or commuting — can be eliminated …

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