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Sugary Drink Tax May Benefit Minorities Most

By | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 14:08

A sugary drink tax that causes a 15 percent drop in consumption would result in a widespread reduction in obesity-related health complications, most notably in minority communities, a California study finds.

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Today's Moms Less Physically Active Than 45 Years Ago

By | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 17:21

Over the past 45 years, moms have become increasingly sedentary, leading to not only their own expanding waistlines but also to their kids'.

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Children Who Drink Four Sodas A Day More Likely To Have Behavioral Problems

By | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 00:21

Five-year-old children who drink more than four sodas a day already risk obesity, but according to a new study, they also risk behavioral problems such as aggression and withdrawal.

Are Blacks And Hispanics The Fast-Food Target? Urban Adolescents Whose Schools Are Closer To Chains Are Overweight

Fast-Food Chains Near Urban Schools Affect Blacks And Hispanics More Than Other Ethnicities

By | Thu, 05/30/2013 - 16:14

Researchers speculate that the low-income status of minority students affect their food choices and eating habits.