From News Wise…..
A plateau in childhoodobesityrates following a 20-year increase offers food manufacturers an opportunity to review successful strategies as well as consider new ideas for providing healthy...
to plateau soon thereafter. And childhoodobesityrates decreased slightly in 2010.
“We are very encouraged... is that many of the national initiatives aimed at lowering rates of childhoodobesity hadn’t been started or were not at full...
Healthy Habits Combat ChildhoodObesityby
In the past, when someone thought of obesity, a child was rarely the first thing... to 11 more than doubled in the past 20 years, going from 7% in 1980 to 18.8% in 2004. The rate...
Sleep and childhoodobesityby
Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP
As we continue hitting the Top 10 list of culprits of childhoodobesity, we move on to number 6... Disparities Research Center in New York , provided a difference in race in rates of sleep-related obesity...
This Year’s Top Obesity Scienceby
the JAMA study which showed that after three decades of increasing childhoodobesityrates, the prevalence of overweight and obese children hit a plateau at 32%. In the same entry, a second study was described...
The Year in Medicine, from Timeby
Linda MacDonald Glenn
, we can apparently nurture nature.
Obesity: Levels HitPlateau for The First Time in Decades
Finally... found that the prevalence of overweight and obese kids in the 6-to-11-year-old age group appeared to have hit a plateau...
Health Headlines - February 3by
Expert Sees ObesityHitting U.S. Life Expectancy
Life expectancy in the United States is set to drop within the next 50 years due to obesity, one of the world's top experts on the subject...