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15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

Previously it was generally accepted by international and national health organizations that to get any benefit from exercise then 150 minutes a week of moderately aerobic exercise had to take place. The World Health Organization and the UK’s NHS both promote the belief that 150 minutes of exercise should be done every week. But a [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Speedy Weight Gain in Infants can Foretell Childhood Obesity

Speedy Weight Gain in Infants can Foretell Childhood Obesity

A new Harvard study carried out by Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH, and her colleagues has found that infants who gain weight quickest are the children with the largest risk of becoming obese in later life. The study, which is published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, inspected the medical records of 44,622 [...]

November 12, 2012 More