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FGF21, dietary intake interaction impacts adiposity

(HealthDay)—Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) genotypes may interact with dietary macronutrient intake to affect central adiposity and body fat composition, according to a study published online Aug. 31 in Diabetes Care.

Sep 08, 2016
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Watching more TV as a young adult predicts obesity

The more hours young adults spend watching television each day, the greater the likelihood that they'll have a higher body mass index and bigger waist circumference, a 15-year analysis by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate ...

Aug 31, 2015
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The case against unlimited screen time for children

PLOS Blogs colleague Beth Skwarecki has a post this week on the potential benefits of screen time for kids. It's makes points that are similar to those brought up by former PLOS Blogger Melinda Wenner Moyer over at Slate ...

Jul 23, 2015
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