Kids who add sleep can subtract pounds, study suggests

December 6, 2013

Getting kids to eat less may be as simple as making sure they get a good night’s sleep, a new small study suggests. That doesn’t mean sleep is the answer to the U.S. obesity epidemic, but it might be one part of the solution, according to study author Chantelle Hart, an associate professor of public […]

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Promoting a unified message on diet and physical activity

January 29, 2013

A recent commentary published in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention examines the advantages of using an energy-balance framework to unify diet and physical activity messages so that adults and their children are better able to understand and follow these guidelines. Energy balance is an essential principle of weight regulation. Maintaining a healthy body […]

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