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Contradictory nutrition news creates consumer confusion

Exposure to conflicting news about the health benefits of certain foods, vitamins and supplements often results in confusion and backlash against nutrition recommendations, finds a recent study in the Journal of ...

Jan 29, 2014
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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
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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
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