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Long A-‘Weight’-ed Solution?

New Guidelines on Weight Management for Children May Surprise You It has been a long time since 1994 – the last time the guidelines on the prevention and management of childhood obesity were reviewed. Hence, where is great excitement about guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care for the management and prevention of obesity […]

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Obesity in Kids: Expanding Trend is Concerning and Solvable

Easy-to-get calories and sedentary lifestyles are causing kids to gain weight. One third of children (5-17 years) are obese in the world today. Sweet sugar and delicious fat in convenient processed foods, combined with a technology-hooked generation is tipping the scale and raising health concerns from diabetes to cancer. In addition, an alarming increase in […]

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