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Childhood Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

When a child is diagnosed with diabetes it is commonly referred to as juvenile diabetes or<br>type 1 diabetes. This type of diabetes is not related to a …

An Overlooked Cause Of Childhood Obesity: Parents Can't Recognize Their Child's Weight Problems

Childhood obesity is a complicated disease, affecting more than double the amount of children it did 30 years ago, according to the Centers for …

10 Of The Most Morbidly Obese Children In The World

by AJ<p>– on<p>in Most Shocking<p>By now it's no longer news that childhood obesity is steadily on the rise. Especially in the western world, where foods …

A London Startup Is Fighting Childhood Obesity by Serving Kids Fried Chicken

A new social enterprise project hopes to lure children away from the capital’s many fried chicken shops with a less MSG-ridden alternative.<p>As anyone who's been on a bus in London at four in the afternoon will know, school kids love cheap and greasy fried chicken and chips. And why wouldn't they? In …

This New Documentary Sheds Light On What It Really Takes To Combat Childhood Obesity

It goes without saying that the United States' childhood obesity rates are beyond problematic -- approximately 17 percent of kids and adolescents in this country struggle with their weight. But it's going to take transcending depressing stories and statistics to actually do something about it.<p>At …

Get the entire family involved in tackling childhood obesity: Canadian report

Monitor children’s height, weight and body mass index, their fitness levels, lifestyle and eating habits, doctors are urging parents and …

Nestlé to heighten awareness of childhood obesity

Six to 16-year-olds will learn that obesity is a disease which they can control by making good food choices and exercising frequently. Nestlé, the …

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Community Stakeholders' Perceptions of Barriers to Childhood Obesity Prevention in Low-Income Families, Massachusetts 2012-2013

Abstract<p><b>Introduction</b><br>The etiology of childhood obesity is multidimensional and includes individual, familial, organizational, and societal factors. …

Public Health

Opinion: Childhood obesity screening – pseudoscience or pragmatic precaution?

It’s an issue that needs to be addressed, but screening may not be the best way of tackling a growing problem<p>Tue, Mar 31, 2015, 08:00<p>In 1968, the …

Diabetes

Can You Tell If Your Child Is Overweight? Most Parents Can't, Study Finds

It’s hard to be objective about your own kid’s weight, and a new study in the <i>British Journal of General Practice</i> shows just how off-target parents can be. Just a fraction of parents with overweight or obese kids felt that their kids actually fell into one of these categories – the vast majority …

The cure for childhood obesity parents will hate

The rate of childhood obesity has doubled since the 1970s. Right now, nearly one third of Canadian kids are overweight or obese. This week, the …

Michelle Obama's 'Evolution Of Mom Dancing' Is Back With Part 2

On <i>The Tonight Show</i> Thursday, Jimmy Fallon and first lady Michelle Obama dug out their cardigans to bring back their dance hit, "Evolution of Mom Dancing." Obama was on the show to promote the fifth anniversary of her "Let's Move" campaign against childhood obesity.<p>Here are some highlights from the …

Jamie Oliver launches global petition to combat childhood obesity

On a visit to Sydney, the celebrity chef launched a global change.org campaign to introduce compulsory food education in schools<p>Standing at a table laden with fresh fruits and vegetables outside the Opera House and with the Harbour Bridge in the background, British superstar chef Jamie Oliver …

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The Spartacus Workout

Sculpt a lean body and get in the best shape of your life<p>Your Workout Plan<p>To create the Spartacus Workout, we chose 10 exercises that collectively work every part of your body. Then we made each exercise a 60-second station so you can challenge your heart and lungs as well as your muscles. The …

Workouts

Get In Shape With This 11-Minute Fighter Pilots' Workout

It may be Canada's best-kept exercise secret: an 11-minute, no-equipment workout program designed to keep pilots and other Air Force members in top …

Build The Ultimate Playlist To Improve Your Workout

It feels like listening to music while we exercise helps pump us up. But is there scientific backing to that claim, and how can you build the …

8 Exercises You Can Do on the Treadmill That Aren't Running

See ya never, treadmill boredom.<p>I always thought treadmills were for running. But lately, as I’ve been running on mine and counting the minutes until I can turn off the blasted device, I’ve seen more and more women performing lunges, side shuffles, and other exercises on theirs that are typically …

Workouts

Build Awesome Arms With This 15-Minute Workout

Trisets involve performing three exercises in succession without resting. You can use trisets for opposing muscle groups or for the same area. If you …

The Must-Try Couple's Workout: Look Amazing and Bond With Your Guy

It's been said that couples who play together stay together, and working out totally qualifies. That's why Chris and Heidi Powell, the husband-and-wife trainers from the hit show <i>...</i>

How to Work Out Your Whole Body in 20 Minutes

Whether you have caftan-body ambitions or are regularly hitting the gym, one thing is clear: Workouts need to be efficient. You have people to see, …

3 WORST exercises that cause aging (Page 3)

3. Yoga<p>Yoga has been around for thousands of years and it’s still around after all this time because it’s very effective for things like improving …

Exercise

Chris Evans Workout and Diet Secret

Chris Evans Workout and Diet<p>What you need to know<p><b>Chris Evans workout routine and diet</b><p><b>Chris Evans Fitness secret Captain America</b><p><b>Chris Evans's actor</b> …

The Secret Ways to Lose 5 Pounds in One Week

First, let's be clear that losing 5 pounds in one week is not a sustainable strategy to lose a lot of weight; losing 1 pound a week is a healthy loss …

10 Exercises That Burn More Calories Than Running

We're huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a 10-minute per mile pace, you'll fry about 10 calories a minute.<p>That's a solid number, and if you run faster, you can burn …

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Greatist Workout of the Day: Monday, April 6th

This series of GWODs was designed exclusively for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video …