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Cure For Peanut Allergies On the Horizon

Peanut allergies affect 2% of U.S. children and are the leading cause of death by food allergies. Unlike many of them, peanut allergies are ...

Bone Loss and Aging

Bone loss and aging are inseparable: “The skeleton is a systemically regulated mass of mineralized material that is born, grows, reach...

Diet, Exercise and Bone Health

As a fitness pro, you can’t fix the genetic and environmental contributors to bone loss, but you can encourage physical activity and p...

Bone Health in Women

Fitness professionals have to be aware of just how great the osteoporotic fracture risk is for women. Worldwide, osteoporosis affects 200 million women, and the lifetime risk of a hip fracture is 1 in...

Environmental Endocrine Disruptors Partly to Blame for Weight Regain in Women?

Maintaining weight loss is extraordinarily difficult for most people for myriad reasons, some understood and others less so. In February, ...

Bone Modeling and Remodeling

The skeleton is composed of two types of bone: cortical and trabecular. Cortical (compact) bone comprises 80% of the volume in the adult ske...

Question of the Month: McDonald’s Makes Kids’ Menus Healthier—Are They Healthy Enough?

A Happy Meals makeover is underway at McDonald’s. As of June, all Happy Meals in the U.S. will contain fewer than 600 calories. By 202...

Trending: Sparkling Water

Out with soda and in with . . . sparkling water. Health-conscious Americans looking for a carbonated-beverage fix are in luck as sparkling water takes over store shelves across the country. The sugar-...

Childhood Obesity Stats Remain Grim

A February study in the journal Pediatrics debunked reports that childhood obesity rates were leveling off or in decline. In fact, the study found that despite substantial efforts to curb the epidemic...

Prepare to Squat

Why is it that so few people can squat correctly, yet my 8-year-old son squats perfectly? I never taught him how to squat; he innately learn...

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