Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Longer Gym Class Periods Reduce Childhood Obesity

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More time in gym class actually does reduce the likelihood that young children will become obese, according to a new study published in the...

Diabetes Could Pose Major Health Threat to Future Generations

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Nearly 1 in 4 American adolescents may be on the verge of developing Type 2 diabetes or could already be diabetic, representing a sharp...

Parks and Recreation: The Benefits are Endless!

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But to name a few… Be happier, and feel great! There is no greater opportunity for people to experience self-actualization and the spiritual renewal, creative expression,...

Your Bad NFL Team is Making You Fat

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You may want to be careful who you root for in NFL football. Back a losing team and watch how much fatter you’ll get. That’s the...

Raise Awareness about Childhood Obesity This Month!

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Childhood Obesity Awareness Month was created to fight this negative trend in our next generation’s health. COAM embodies the principle "Think globally; act locally." Taken...

Sweating the Details

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(Editor’s Note.  This article first appeared on Oct. 26, 2011 in a blog published by the Teachers College at Columbia University.  The link to...

Qatar’s National Sport Day to Feature Weight Losing Competition

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Qatar's National Sport Day, due to take place later this month, will feature the launch of a new, countrywide weight losing competition designed to...

Pediatric obesity targeted by CDC

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(Editor’s Note. This article is based on a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The story has appeared, among other places,...

Children in P.E. Three Times More Likely to Participate in Sports and Fitness

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Do you want to overcome the inactivity pandemic and obesity crisis? New research by the Physical Activity Council of 40,000 Americans shows children who...

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

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Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...
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