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Pregnant? Don’t eat for 2, weight gain can give baby diabetes

Eating for two is a myth, say researchers; excess weight during pregnancy could pave way for diabetes in babyThe traditional advice of eating for...

Squats push-ups could keep childhood obesity at bay

New research says strength training could help children in battling obesity Encouraging young people to do strength-based exercises - such as squats, push ups and...

Disinfectant use could increase risk of childhood obesity

Early-life exposure to disinfectants may increase risk of childhood obesity through alterations in gut bacteria Commonly used household cleaning products could be making children overweight...

Video games, exergaming can reduce childhood obesity

GameSquad study shows children lose weight with video games, fitness coaching & step tracker Video games have long been accused of killing children's keenness to...

Obesity alone does not increase risk of death

A study by York University, Toronto, could change the way we think about obesity and healthResearchers have found that patients who have metabolically healthy...

Mother’s lifestyle including diet & drinking affect kids’ obesity

Study in BMJ shows five healthy habits in mother can keep childhood obesity at bay A healthy mother makes a healthy child. That line, a...

Cold drinks to breakfast, Nutrition 2018 looks at childhood obesity

Several new research papers present at the meeting take a close look at childhood obesity The tendency to put on weight and to eventually become...

High BP, diabetes in family risk for childhood obesity

Obesity, hypertension and diabetes could affect both early onset and severity of childhood obesity A family history of metabolic diseases could be a risk factor...

Pregnant and addicted to coffee? Your child may be at obesity...

Study links moderate to high caffeine intake in mums-to-be to excess weight gain in early childhood As childhood obesity becomes a world wide epidemic, new...

Addicted to kiddie shows? Your child could be watching a lot...

New research shows how advertisements for junk foods are deliberately played at those times when children watch TV Junk food ads are shown more frequently...

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