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  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders, in the future.  Conducted on mice, the study shows that a mother's food intake, particualrly in the third trimester, affects the baby's metabolism.
  • Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity

    Healthy Tips to Combat Childhood Obesity
    September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Here are some tips to help families adopt healthy habits, provided by the Central Connecticut Coast YMCA:       *Play Every Day/Go Outside: Kids should have at least an hour a day of...

    Is Obesity Really a Disease?

    I can’t quite wrap my head around the American Medical Association’s decision to label obesity a disease. Obesity, especially in children, can and often does lead to many diseases, but I’m not ready to equate it with diseases that...

    Should lawmakers create a sales-tax holiday for gym memberships?

    Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds

    Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds
    To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside. People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...