Tag Archives: Fat

The Calories That Your Child Burns

The Calories That Your Child Burns

  GROWING KIDS – Food is energy released during digestion. The energy—measured as calories—enables the cells to perform their tasks to maintain the body’s health and wellness. The energy can ...

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Instant Noodles Carry Health Risks for Women: Study

Instant Noodles Carry Health Risks for Women: Study

  WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 (AFP) – Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood ...

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Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

Pacific Launches Flab Fight in World’s Fattest Region

  KOROR, July 30, 2014 (AFP) – The new chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) said Wednesday that he was determined to change the unhealthy lifestyle choices that have ...

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A Parent’s Guide to Food Nutrition Labels

A Parent’s Guide to Food Nutrition Labels

  Reading food labels: what exactly are they talking about? Is “fat-free” food totally without fats? Find out what it actually means, as well as some of the terms commonly ...

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Lingonberries Could Prevent Obesity and Diabetes: Study

Lingonberries Could Prevent Obesity and Diabetes: Study

  STOCKHOLM, January 23, 2014 (AFP) – Lingonberries, a fruit common in Scandinavian cuisine, may be able to help prevent weight gain and high sugar and cholesterol levels, Swedish scientists ...

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‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

  Rich nations overtaken If you think obesity is only the scourge of rich nations whose people engage in binge eating, think again. Obesity, like charity, begins at home, a ...

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