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Eating junk food hurts kids’ test scores, drinking more water helps their memory

June 12, 2019
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Addressing the vitamin D gap in children, teens

June 4, 2019
A 2018 study in Nutrients that analyzed the dietary recall of nearly 6,000 children aged 2 to 5 years reported that mean daily vitamin intake of vitamin D was about 248…
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Research supports bariatric surgery for teens with extreme obesity

June 3, 2019
Bariatric surgical procedures are an underused, viable and cost-effective intervention for teenagers with persistent extreme obesity, according to a literature review…
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Mediterranean diet: What you need to know

May 28, 2019
May is Mediterranean Diet Month, according to the American Diabetes Association’s Facebook page. The diet, with its high intakes of cereals, extra-virgin olive…
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A Novel Approach to the Study of Pediatric Obesity: A Biomarker Model

Pediatric Annals, June 2012, Volume 41 Issue 6
Yet, the biologic processes underpinning the connection between childhood and later adulthood obesity are unclear. The…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2018

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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VIDEO: Sandy Hook Promise helps pediatricians 'know the signs'

November 13, 2018
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