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October 31, 2012

 

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Why Are Kids So Sedentary?

I keep hearing about how something like one third of all American kids are either overweight or obese...

July 5, 2012

 

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What’s The Best Way To Help Kids Lose Weight?

According a recent study, there's only really one proven way to help kids lose weight, and that's by parents losing weight themselves.

October 13, 2010

 

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Health Issue: The Size Of Your Waist

Are you concerned about your weight? Well, researchers believe you should also worry about the size of your waist.

April 30, 2009

 

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Overweight Stars

Astronomers have proposed two theories to explain the mysterious origin of blue stragglers.

September 27, 2003

 

Are you Overweight? Look to BMI

The most common criticism of the BMI is that it cannot tell the difference between fat and muscle. Because muscle is denser than fat an athlete’s BMI might indicate that he is overweight, but that extra weight might be composed more of muscle than fat.

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