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Children who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood
Children who watch lots of TV have weaker bones in adulthood (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Curtin University researchers have found children who spend a lot of time watching television, have poorer and weaker bones in young adulthood which could significantly impact their health in later life. Lead researcher Dr Joanne McVeigh, Curtin’s School of Occupational ... Read More »

Obese, inactive and eating too much sugar
Obese, inactive and eating too much sugar (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenage boys consume a staggering 23 teaspoons of sugar daily – an average of 92 grams a day – according to a new series of alarming report cards on Australian health from the Australian Health Policy Collaboration at Victoria University. ... Read More »

Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence
Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How active you are as a child could have an impact on your weight and risk of chronic disease from as early fifteen years of age, according to new research led by the University of Sydney. The landmark study followed ... Read More »

How to help create a healthy body image for girls
How to help create a healthy body image for girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function. Dr Bree Abbott of Murdoch’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science said findings from her four-year ... Read More »

Parental stress linked to child obesity and fast food
Parental stress linked to child obesity and fast food (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents with a higher number of stressors in their lives are more likely to have obese children, according to a new study by pediatric researchers. Furthermore, when parents perceive themselves to be stressed, their children eat fast food more often, ... Read More »

Sitting for prolonged periods is bad for health
Sitting for prolonged periods is bad for health (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study led by the University of Leicester, in association with colleagues at Loughborough University, has discovered that sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and death. The study, which combined the results of 18 ... Read More »

 
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