Tag Archives: childhood obesity

Are Americans Happy With Their Weight?

Although weight gain has continued among U.S. adults, fewer report trying to lose weight, according to a study appearing in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Socially acceptable body weight is …

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Repeated Dieting Leads to Weight GAIN

New research by the universities of Exeter and Bristol suggests that repeated dieting may lead to weight gain because the brain interprets the diets as short famines and urges the …

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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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