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Use breakfast to fight obesity

Don't skip it, but don't indulge. That's the message of a new study in the journal Nutrition  that looked at the role of breakfast in the

Fighting childhood obesity one hot lunch at a time

by Aimee Keenan-Greene The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed a new rule to update the nutrition standards for National School Lunch and School Breakfast meal ...
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A third of 9-month-olds obese or at risk of obesity - study

Researchers found as many as one third of U.S. children at the age of nine months were obese or overweight or at risk of obesity ...
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The skinny on diabetes and dairy fats

by Aimee Keenan-Greene   Could dairy be a new weapon in the war on diabetes?  A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine  (AIM) says trans-palmitoleate from ...
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Obesity Leads to Rise in Arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis?  WebMD reports, "the most common arthritis symptoms of inflammation, pain and stiffness are ...
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Thigh Fat Offers Health Perks

We may not be giving lower body fat the credit it deserves.According to Dr. Michael Jensen, endocrinologist at the Mayo Clinic, cells that settle in ...
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Sleep Quality Determines "Type" of Weight Lost

The results of a recent study indicate that sleep quality can influence whether or not weight loss is achieved through a loss of fat or ...
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Pink News: Alcohol Raises Breast Cancer Risk

In the pink month - or National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it understandably outrages many women that alcohol companies take advantage of the pink ribbon’s ...
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Sugary Sports Drinks Mistakenly Viewed as Healthy

Children who follow a healthy lifestyle like eating fruits and vegetables and engaging in physical activity may mistakenly think sugar-loaded soft drinks are healthy beverages, ...
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"Freshman Fifteen" Avoided by Finding a Heavy Roommate

A new study presented at a meeting of the American Society of Health Economists reveals that female college students who have heavier roommates are apt ...
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