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Moms Who Keep 'Baby Weight' May Risk Heart Trouble

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 25, 2014 3:27:24 PM

TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New mothers who gain too much "baby weight" in the year after they give birth are at increased risk for diabetes and heart disease, researchers warn.

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Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 25, 2014 2:48:29 PM

TUESDAY, March 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Toddlers who get too little sleep tend to eat more and are at increased risk for obesity, a new study indicates.

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Genes May Influence Weight Gain From Fried Foods

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 20, 2014 10:49:48 AM

WEDNESDAY, March 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Genetics help determine whether a frequent diet of fried food will make you fat, according to a new Harvard study.

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Pediatric Group Issues New Medical Guidelines for Youngsters

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 1, 2014 12:03:05 PM

Remains/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's never too early to start screening kids for medical conditions more associated with adults such as high cholesterol and depression. That's the latest recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which issued new medical guidelines for youngsters and adolescents in the journal Pediatrics.

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C-Sections May Boost Risk of Obesity in Adulthood

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 28, 2014 11:58:43 AM

szefei/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Babies born via C-sections are more apt to have weight problems later in life than those who are born by vaginal delivery.

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Low-Income Teens More Susceptible to Obesity

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 25, 2014 10:11:05 AM

moodboard/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Teen obesity is still a major problem in the U.S. although the skyrocketing rate from a decade ago has mostly flattened in recent years.

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Obese Children Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone?

Posted by Team healtheo360 on Dec 17, 2013 5:57:44 AM

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 18, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Obese children have elevated levels of a key stress hormone, according to a new study.

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Childhood Weight Loss: Symptoms of Eating Disorder

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 23, 2013 4:24:55 PM

Extreme Childhood Weight Loss: Health Implications

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 15-year-old daughter, who is overweight, wants to lose weight badly. She has recently lost about 20 pounds, but I'm becoming worried about how she's doing it. She often skips meals, and she exercises for several hours every day. I want to support her in her effort to lose weight, but should I intervene and encourage her to do it in a healthier way?

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Smaller Belly, Less Processed Foods May Reduce Kidney Disease Risk

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 1, 2013 11:41:03 AM

FRIDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Losing belly fat and limiting processed foods and other sources of dietary phosphorus might help reduce your risk of kidney disease, a new study finds.

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BMI In Kids Increases With Sugary Drink Consumption

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 14, 2013 10:47:51 AM


Anyone who has ever dieted before knows that in order to start shedding the pounds, you have to pass up the sweets. Studies abound with links between the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) and increases in body mass index (BMI) in adults, teenagers, and even preteens. Until recently, however, the evidence on younger children was scant.

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