Overweight & Obesity

'New and improved' supermarkets trim childhood obesity in NYC

Access to newer supermarkets that offer fresh foods in some of New York City's poorest neighborhoods was linked to a 1% decline in obesity rates among public school students living nearby, a new study shows. The modernized ...


Experts weigh in on sedentary behaviour in schools

We know that school kids spend too much time sitting at their desks. Now we have some evidence-based recommendations to counter that sedentary behavior. They offer guidelines to educators, parents and caregivers to help school-aged ...

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