News tagged with obesity prevention

People who read food labels stay thinner

An international team of scientists headed from the University of Santiago de Compostela ensures that reading the labels on food products is linked to obesity prevention, especially in women. According to ...

Sep 13, 2012
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Eating disorders flying under the radar

Eating disorders are increasingly overlooked in Australia because society is too focused on obesity prevention, a leading Flinders University psychologist says.

Aug 21, 2012
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Annual report on U.S. kids' health a mixed bag

(HealthDay) -- Infant mortality, preterm births and teen births have dropped across the United States as have violent crime and victimization among children, U.S. health officials reported Friday.

Jul 13, 2012
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Diabetes rising rapidly among U.S. kids

(HealthDay) -- Diabetes is increasing among U.S. children at an alarming rate, say researchers who report jumps of more than 20 percent since 2001 for type 2 disease, which is linked to excessive weight and ...

Jun 10, 2012
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