Overweight & Obesity

Obesity linked to poor brain health in children

Using MRI data from the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States, researchers have found that higher weight and body mass index (BMI) in pre-adolescence are associated with poor brain ...

Health

The piles of sugar hidden from shoppers by food manufacturers

New research shows that two thirds of all packaged foods on supermarket shelves contain added sugars—including some you might not expect—and they're hard to identify, thanks to confusing terms used by food manufacturers.

Overweight & Obesity

Smartphone health care app helps users lose weight

Behavior therapy is a well-known and effective treatment for obesity. But now, researchers from Japan have found that behavior therapy can be successfully implemented using a smartphone health care app.

Overweight & Obesity

Study explores weight terminology that youth prefer, dislike

Many youth have a preference and dislike for terms of weight terminology, with differences seen across sex, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and weight status, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in Pediatrics.

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