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Terrifying new figures have revealed that XL school uniforms are becoming the new norm.
In fact, one in five youngsters starting primary school are overweight or obese, but when they leave that figure has risen to one in three, a leading cancer charity has warned. 273 more words
Nutrition researchers recently recognized that deficiency of vitamin K2 (menaquinone: MK-4–MK-13) is widespread and contributes to cardiovascular disease (CVD). The deficiency of vitamin K2 or vitamin K inhibition with warfarin leads to calcium deposition in the arterial blood vessels. 65 more words
The number of obese and overweight people is of growing concern in the human population. Estimates of the incidence of obesity of dogs in the United States are as high as 25% of the dog population (1). 127 more words
I am fast approaching my surgery date.
I have spent the majority of this year changing my lifestyle and successfully losing weight, and now I have decided to go ahead and get a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. 558 more words
If you want your kids to be more physically active, STOP being a helicopter parent. A study at North Carolina State University found that parents who watch their children like hawks are actually hurting their child’s overall health and welfare. 51 more words
We know that childhood obesity is not only caused by genes, an unhealthy diet and too little activity, but likely the combination of several complex factors — one of which may be the frequent use of antibiotics at a young age, said researchers. 388 more words