How Do Children Become Obese?

How Do Children Become Obese?

Want to know which kids are going to be obese in middle school? Take a look at 5-year-olds in preschool and you have a good chance to foretell. In a study published last week in The New England Journal of … Continue reading

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3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

3 Things to Know About the New Mediterranean Diet Study

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you must have heard this week’s news about a new Spanish study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that has shown that the Mediterranean Diet can drastically help decrease the chance … Continue reading

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Studies: Calories from Soft Drinks Directly Contribute to Obesity

Studies: Calories from Soft Drinks Directly Contribute to Obesity

The soft drink industry is under pressure. New York recently authorized a law to limit the portion size of soft drinks sold in movie theaters and restaurants. More regulation and limitations are expected across the nation in the coming months … Continue reading

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“Calorie Offsets” Instead of Soda Tax

“Calorie Offsets” Instead of Soda Tax

Taxing soda pop, which seemed like a crazy idea just 12 months ago, is gaining traction with academics and politicians. Recently, President Obama said a soda tax is “an idea that we should be exploring.” And in a research paper … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Most Impacted by Calories, Not Diet Type

Weight Loss Most Impacted by Calories, Not Diet Type

An interesting finding from an article just published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that focusing on carbs, proteins, or fats is much less important than focusing on the reduction of calories for those trying to lose weight. … Continue reading

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