Overweight & Obesity

In teens, sedentary behavior independently tied to adiposity

(HealthDay)—For adolescents, sedentary behavior is associated with markers of adiposity, independent of dietary intake, according to a systematic review published online June 22 in Obesity Reviews.

Health

Frequent breaks from sedentary behavior makes kids healthier

Canadian kids spend more than half their waking hours engaged in sedentary behaviour—watching television, playing video games or just sitting around. Studies involving adult populations suggest that breaks in sedentary ...

Pediatrics

Study examines Hispanic youth exposure to food, beverage TV ads

Hispanic preschoolers, children and adolescents viewed, on average about 12 foods ads per day on television in 2010, with the majority of these ads appearing on English-language TV, whereas fast-food represented a higher ...

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