Mouse Study Offers Clues To Obesity-Diabetes Link

From Your Health Journal…..”For years, we have seen a direct correlation between obesity and type 2 diabetes. Many years ago, type 2 diabetes was known as non-insulin dependent diabetes or…

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Gulp! The High Cost Of Big Soda’s Victory

From Your Health Journal…..”So, some big soda companies paid an awful large amount of money to stop a tax hike on purchasing soda – the measures would have added a…

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Childhood Obesity Spikes, Alabama P.E. Instructors Fight Back

From Your Health Journal…..”Kudos to the Alabama school systems for taking steps towards teaching children about healthy lifestyle in their physical education classes. PE is such a vital part of…

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Less Screen Time Fights Childhood Obesity

From Your Health Journal…..”A decade ago, experts were worried about all the TV time kids spent being sedentary – – to the tune of 2-4 hours a day. Now, 10…

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Recess Is In: Daily Play Cuts Childhood Obesity

From Your Health Journal…..”It is so important that children get at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. Going for a walk, bike ride, playing basketball, swimming, or chores…

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High Fructose Consumption, Higher Diabetes

From Your Health Journal…..”There has been direct correlation between the rise in childhood obesity and the increase in type 2 diabetes for children. The key to fixing this concern is…

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What We Eat Affects Healthy Aging

From Your Health Journal…..”You sometimes wonder if the old adage ‘You are what you eat‘ still holds true today? Most likely, yes. A healthy diet fuels your body correctly, while…

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How Effective Is Putting Child’s Weight In Report Cards For Preventing Obesity?

From Your Health Journal…..”In some areas of Australia, they are considering placing a child’s weight on their report cards. There will be two sides to this. One side will say,…

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Obese Kids Get Boost From Exercise

From Your Health Journal: “Exercise releases endorphins, creating a happy feeling among teenagers – which also contributes to improved cognitive skills as well as higher self esteem. Exercise also reduces…

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Childhood Obesity Calculators

From Your Health Journal…..”We know that childhood obesity is a real concern all over the world, as so many children are overweight or obese. Many children already suffer from risk…

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