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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...

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...

What Are the Most Nutritious Eggs?

Question: What are the most nutritious eggs? There are so many kinds in the supermarket—brown, white, omega-3, free-range. Are there a...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

Hunger and Satiety Hormones High After Diet- and Exercise-Induced Weight Loss

Researchers are just beginning to understand why weight loss maintenance is so difficult. We know that at least part of the answer lies in metabolic changes that often accompany weight loss. For examp...

Can Diet Affect Depression?

Two recent studies examined the impact of diet on depression. The first looked at diet and prevalence of people developing depression; the s...

High-Intensity Functional Training—Make It Safe

Many clients can't seem to get enough of workouts that meld functional movements with high-intensity resistance training. Indeed, workouts u...

“Hearables” Are Here!

If you’re a fitness technology geek, here’s something to geek out on: By 2022, more than 285 million “hearables” cou...

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