Sugary drinks tied to obesity among preschoolers

August 12, 2013

By Genevra Pittman Five-year-olds who drink sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks, or juices every day are more likely to be obese than those who have sugar-sweetened beverages less often, according to a new study. Although the link between sugary drinks and extra weight has been well documented among teens and adults, researchers said that up until […]

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Slimmer future for heavy kids who get help early

October 30, 2012

By Frederik Joelving Weight-loss programs can help even very young children slim down, and it appears that acting early may improve the odds of success, according to a pair of new studies. “What they are showing is a pretty consistent trend that if we were to intervene early, we could really have an effect on changing […]

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