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Lifestyle advice during pregnancy pays off
Lifestyle advice during pregnancy pays off April 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research from the University of Adelaide shows that the additional cost of providing one-on-one lifestyle advice to overweight and obese women during pregnancy is offset by improved outcomes at birth. Researchers from the University’s Robinson Research Institute ran an economic evaluation ... Read More »

Decline in heart health can start in childhood
Decline in heart health can start in childhood April 13, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Heart health, which is optimal for most at birth, can decline substantially with unhealthy childhood behaviours, according to research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. “Our findings indicate that, in general, children start with pretty ... Read More »

Women’s fertility linked to detox element in diet
Women’s fertility linked to detox element in diet December 5, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman’s fertility. The discovery has been made in joint research involving the University’s School ... Read More »

FIFO health check
FIFO health check September 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How do workers stay healthy while working a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) roster? There are many important issues for FIFO workers and their families to consider. For example how to protect your back when working in a physically demanding role, food ... Read More »

World-first diet recommendations for young athletes
World-first diet recommendations for young athletes July 26, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s leading body of sports dietians has developed a world-first set of dietary recommendations to help active adolescent athletes, who compete and train on a regular basis, achieve optimal health and sporting success. The new position statement, released by Sports Dietitians ... Read More »

Children consuming a Mediterranean Diet are 15% less likely to be overweight
Children consuming a Mediterranean Diet are 15% less likely to be overweight July 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of 8 European countries presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Sofia, Bulgaria, shows that children consuming a diet more in line with the rules of the Mediterranean one are 15% less likely to be ... Read More »

One-third of kids with obesity ‘metabolically healthy’
One-third of kids with obesity ‘metabolically healthy’ March 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Digits on a scale can help determine a child’s weight, but their overall health status can be influenced by other factors such as physical activity, diet and screen time, according to new research from the University of Alberta and Alberta ... Read More »

Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility
Infertility problems? Here are some eating tips to boost fertility November 2, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who watch their weight and closely follow a Mediterranean-style diet high in vegetables, vegetable oils, fish and beans may increase their chance of becoming pregnant, according to dietitians at Loyola University Health System (LUHS). “Establishing a healthy eating pattern ... Read More »

Obesity more likely in preschoolers drinking sugar-sweetened beverages
Obesity more likely in preschoolers drinking sugar-sweetened beverages August 14, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Young children who regularly drink sugary beverages are more likely to gain excessive weight and become obese, according to new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Based on a review of data from 9,600 children ages 2 to 5 in ... Read More »

Children of married parents are less likely to be obese
Children of married parents are less likely to be obese June 10, 2013 (1 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

“Childhood obesity is a significant public health issue in our country, with nearly one-third of all U.S. children ages 2-17 overweight or obese,” said Rachel Kimbro, study co-author, associate professor of sociology at Rice and director of Rice’s Kinder Institute ... Read More »







 
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