News tagged with nutrition examination survey

BMI thresholds predict metabolic syndrome in teens

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and FITNESSGRAM (FGram) body mass index (BMI) thresholds are predictive of metabolic syndrome in U.S. adolescents, according to a study published ...

Jan 29, 2014
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Just 1 in 4 US teens gets enough exercise

(HealthDay)—Although U.S. health experts recommend that kids engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes daily, only one in four actually does so, according to a report released ...

Jan 08, 2014
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 3