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Posts Tagged ‘vigorous exercise’

Soccer Gets Obese Kids Moving

Soccer, being a vigorous sport has been found by researchers from California to raise the levels of physical activity of children who are overweight and obese, according to a study that was recently posted online in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. The study involved more than 150 students from six schools. Researchers implemented the soccer program of America SCORES (an urban youth development program) in three of the schools. The aim of the study was to find out the effect the program would have on the physical activity, weight and fitness of students in a large, urban school district. A significant […]

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Debunking Nutrition Myths

March as regarded as National Nutrition Month, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day,” which encourages people to discover their own personal nutrition preferences. However, some misconceptions may stand in the way of people from realizing their goals, and Dr. Mao Ni clarifies these common myths. First, Dr. Ni emphasizes that not all carbohydrates are bad, and that while some of these, like added sugars and white flour can cause spikes in blood sugar and insulin levels, whole grains provide the body with a healthy source of energy […]

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