Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Disease Risk as Adults
Just a few extra pounds during adolescence may translate into higher odds for heart disease in adulthood, a new study of young men suggests. Source: Heavy Teen Boys May Face Higher Heart Read more
Discrepancies in Estimates on Food Insecurity
New research finds that while food insecurity among college students is a serious problem, studies on the issue may not provide accurate estimates of its magnitude. Source: New research finds discrepancies in estimates of food insecurity among college Read more
How to get teens to give up junk food: Tell them they’re victims of corporate manipulation
Giving kids a lesson in how the junk food industry engineers food to be addictive–and how it targets kids in ads–is more effective in improving eating habits than simple nutritional Read more
School Nutrition Programs May Slow Weight Gain in Teens
Preteens and teens who attend middle schools with nutrition policies and healthy-eating programs experience less of an increase in body mass index (BMI) compared to students who attend Read more