Previous reviews of studies on the benefits of exercise in children focused largely on weight changes, according to Mandy Ho, MSc, RN, from the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Australia. In their recent study, Ho and his team investigated the effects of exercise on the cardiometabolic risks of children and adolescents. They conducted the first systematic review of studies on lifestyle interventions in overweight and obese children and reported their findings in the Pediatrics journal. The review included 38 studies on children aged 18 years and below, which compared the effectiveness of lifestyle intervention programs containing a dietary component with […]Continue reading Lifestyle Changes Reduce Kids’ Cardiometabolic Risks
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