diet

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 »

Overeating learned in infancy
Overeating learned in infancy June 9, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good. Though calories soon burn off, a bad habit remains. Brigham Young University sociology professors Ben Gibbs and Renata Forste ... Read More »

Childhood obesity starts at home
Childhood obesity starts at home May 16, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As parents, physicians and policymakers look for ways to curb childhood obesity, they may need to look no further than a child’s own backyard. A new study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting shows that preschool children ... Read More »

Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium
Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium May 14, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones. Soon, they also may be urged to make sure their kids eat salmon, almonds and other foods high in magnesium — ... Read More »

Poor diet seriously affects teens’ liver health
Poor diet seriously affects teens’ liver health April 16, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from Perth’s Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows that a Western diet is associated with an increased risk of liver disease in teenagers. The research findings have been published in the latest edition of prestigious international journal ... Read More »

Low doses of vitamin D linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes
Low doses of vitamin D linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes April 4, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There is a link between vitamin D insufficiency and adverse health outcomes such as gestational diabetes and preeclampsia in mothers-to-be and low birth weight in newborns. Vitamin D insufficiency has been associated with a number of adverse health outcomes and ... Read More »

14 tips for boosting male fertility
14 tips for boosting male fertility March 26, 2013 (7 votes, average: 4.57 out of 5)

Conception can take time, but men can speed things up by boosting their fertility and improving the health of their sperm. If you and your partner are trying to get pregnant, here are 14 things you can do to increase ... Read More »







 
 
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