Jamal Dennis

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Sugared Beverages Tied to Obesity in Preschoolers

Children as young as five are at a heightened risk of being obese if they regularly drink sugary beverages such as sodas, juices, and sports drinks, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Children who drink sweet drinks less often are …

Treating Obesity in Children: Does it Even Make Sense?

In a recent Parents.com post, I asked whether or not the childhood obesity trend could be reversed. While there's no simple answer to this question, a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that we're moving in the right direction—at least among low-income …

Kids With Electronic Devices in the Bedroom Are More Likely to Be Obese

If your kid spends too much time staring at a TV or another electronic device at night, he's more likely to be obese and suffer from other health …