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Brawn matters: Stronger adolescents and teens have less risk of diabetes,...

More muscle health led to better metabolic and heart health for children Adolescents with stronger muscles have a lower risk of heart disease and diabetes,...

Fried foods may interact with genes to influence body weight

Chances of obesity twice as likely for individuals at highest genetic risk The results show that eating fried food more than four times a week...

Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teen girls

Obesity in adolescent girls is associated with lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years, a new study has shown. The research conducted by the...

High Cost of Fruits, Veggies Tied to Higher Body Fat in...

High prices for fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in young children in low- and middle-income households, according...

Skinny slackers safer than fit obese

In a study published in the European Heart Journal, an Umeå research team has shown that physical fitness in your teens can reduce the...

Research shows that the more chocolate you eat, the lower your...

University of Granada researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences have scientifically disproven the old belief...

Family dinner rituals translate to lower BMI

Did you know that the dining environment itself is an influencer of your weight status? This is the finding of a recent study by...

Link between pregnancy weight gain, autism?

Can gaining weight during pregnancy provide clues into the cause of autism spectrum disorders? New research from the University of Utah shows the answer to...

Fertility problems? Joining the ‘breakfast club’ can help

A new study by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University reveals that eating a good breakfast can have a...

Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds – If...

Some overweight older adults don’t need to lose weight to extend their lives, but they could risk an earlier death if they pack on...

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