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Early Childhood Obesity Study Shows Kids are Starting Younger

Early Childhood Obesity Study Shows Kids are Starting Younger
Kids who are overweight or obese at five years old tend to stay that way into their teen years – and possibly beyond –...
Read more Jan 30 2014, 10:30pm CST
 

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No treats: School in Washington cracks down on birthday celebrations

Source: Deseret News

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
A school in Washington state has upped the ante on fighting childhood obesity by regulating treats. ...
Full article at: Deseret News Jun 30 2014, 8:00am CDT
 

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Water 'will help cut child obesity'

Source: The BBC

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
Children should be given only water to drink at teatime to help tackle the obesity crisis, experts argue, with sugary drinks kept as trea ...
Full article at: The BBC Jun 25 2014, 10:05pm CDT
 

Child Obesity 'Caused by Overprotective Mothers'

Source: IBTimes UK

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
Study links child obesity to overprotective pare ...
Full article at: IBTimes UK Jun 25 2014, 6:04am CDT
 

Hit fizzy drinks with 'sugar tax'

Source: Daily Express

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
A SUGAR tax on fizzy drinks is being proposed in a bid to stem the epidemic of childhood ...
Full article at: Daily Express Jun 21 2014, 6:01pm CDT
 

Prental stress can increase risk of overweight in adulthood

Source: Science Daily

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
There are indications that unborn children who are exposed to severe stress levels, have an increased risk of becoming overweight or developing obesity as adults, researchers report. The researchers have previously shown that severe stress experienced by pregnant women can lead to weight problems for children between 10 and 13 years; however, a correlation between the mother's level of stress during pregnancy and the risk of developing overweight or obesity as an adult ...
Full article at: Science Daily Jun 16 2014, 8:33am CDT
 

Saturated fat intake may influence a person's expression of genetic obesity risk

Source: Science Daily

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
A person’s genetic risk for obesity is linked with Body Mass Index (BMI), researchers show. They also explain that saturated fat intake may influence the expression of a person’s genetic obesity risk. Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their chance ...
Full article at: Science Daily Jun 4 2014, 8:27am CDT
 

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Report: Sugary Cereals Can Lead To Childhood Obesity

Source: My Fox Memphis

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
Some breakfast cereals are so sweet families use them as a treat for children. But nutritionists warn that kind of treat may lea ...
Full article at: My Fox Memphis May 29 2014, 9:18pm CDT
 

Movie 'Weightless' seeking child star in B-field

Source: Turn To 23

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A casting director is looking toward Bakersfield for a lead role in a feature film about childhood obesit ...
Full article at: Turn To 23 May 29 2014, 12:27pm CDT
 

Obesity rates climbing worldwide, most comprehensive global study to date shows

Source: Science Daily

Michelle Obama Attends "Building a Healthier Future Summit"
Worldwide, there has been a startling increase in rates of obesity and overweight in both adults (28% increase) and children (up by 47%) in the past 33 years, with the number of overweight and obese people rising from 857 million in 1980 to 2.1 billion in 2013, according to a major new analysis. However, the rates vary widely throughout the world with more than half of the world’s 671 million obese individuals living in just ten countries—the USA, China and India, ...
Full article at: Science Daily May 28 2014, 7:42pm CDT