Study Shows BMI May Not Be a Suitable Measurement to Detect Obesity in Children

A study conducted by Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez who is director of preventive cardiology at the Mayo Clinic, finds that the commonly used body-mass-index measure may fail to identify as much as 25% of children, age 4 to 18 years, who have excess body fat that can cause damage to their health. Of course this isn’t … Read more

How can I encourage healthy eating and
exercise habits in my child?

Helping your child develop a healthy eating and exercise habit takes time, organization and dedication. It can be very hard for parents, especially if they weren’t brought up with these good habits themselves. But the good thing is any effort is also beneficial for your child. Here are some tips that will help you instill … Read more

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