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Standard pregnancy weight can lead to overweight toddlers The standard advice for how much weight a woman should gain during pregnancy may need to change, according to a rigorous and provocative study suggesting that even accepted weight gains may raise the ...
Apr 03 2007 11:03am
Overweight people more likely to get asthma Obese and overweight people are 50 percent more likely to get asthma than those of normal weight, suggesting that weight loss could help reduce the number of asthma cases, U.S. researchers said Monday ...
Apr 03 2007 10:59am
Severely obese fastest-growing overweight group People who are 100 pounds or more overweight are the fastest-growing group of overweight people in the United States, researchers reported Monday. They found the proportion of the severely obese was ...
Apr 17 2007 6:30pm
Diets an unhealthy fix for teen weight concerns Teens who go on diets to drop some pounds are more likely to skip breakfast and binge eat -- which may at least partly explain why they put on more weight over time than their peers who don't diet, a ...
Mar 20 2007 1:22pm
Overweight Prevention Program May Reduce Eating Disorders Among Adolescent Girls A new overweight and obesity prevention program called 5-2-1-Go! may actually help to regulate and prevent eating disorders among adolescent girls, strangely enough. Harvard School of Public Health ...
Sep 07 2007 10:43am
Half of Spaniards overweight: ministerial study More than half of the adult population of Spain and one in four youngsters are overweight or obese, according to a ministry of health study released Monday. "Fifty two percent of the adult population ...
May 09 2007 9:57am
Im overweight & the potential health risk arent even enough to motivate me to take action have always been somewhere between a size 8-10. Fortunatly I am fairly tall so I have always carried my weight well and looked smaller than I really was...UNTIL 2005. I started againing weight and hav ...
Oct 26 2007 1:41am
Julie- my first recommendation is to see a doctor or therapist. Folks like us (I was at ... more
Dec 31 2007 5:52pm
No Link Between 100% Juice and Kids' Overweight: Study Drinking 100 percent juice won't boost young children's risk for becoming overweight, according to a U.S. study that looked at the dietary habits of 3,618 children, ages 2 to 11. "We did not find a r ...
May 09 2007 9:55am
A little peddling takes sedentary, overweight women a long way A little peddling takes sedentary, overweight women a long way Peddling an exercise bike for just a few minutes a week can improve cardio respiratory fitness among postmenopausal women who are sedenta ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
The Overweight Teen on Dr. Phil I don't normally watch Dr. Phil but caught it tonight while flipping through channels. There was a teenager featured on the show who was over 350 pounds and her mother kept throwing her hands up in ...
Dec 06 2007 11:15pm
I used to love junk food too, and truth is it's hard to give it up completely. As my scale ... more
Dec 10 2007 6:20pm