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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Social Media Could Help Curb Childhood Obesity

Statement from The American Heart Association….. The American Heart Association has published a statement suggesting that social media might be an effective tool in the fight against childhood obesity, Forbes…

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Way To Go Baton Rouge In The Fight Against Childhood Obesity

From Your Health Journal…..”Congratulations to Mayor-President Holden of Baton Rouge for obtaining his health and wellness goals for the LMCTC initiative…..” From the article….. The National League of Cities (NLC)…

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Running In Reverse

Backward running, also known as reverse or retro running, is not as celebrated as barefoot running and will never be mistaken for the natural way to run. But a small…

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F For fat: Push To Put Weight On School Reports

A child’s weight could be included on their school report in a radical plan to tackle the obesity crisis, says the man who led Australia’s successful response to the AIDS…

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