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Longer Gym Class Periods Reduce Childhood Obesity

Article from Medical Daily Requiring more time in physical education in schools is a good way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic, says a new study. More time in gym class actually does reduce the likelihood that young children will become obese, according to a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics. The […]

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Larger plates lead children to eat more, study shows

Using larger-sized dishes appears to encourage kids to serve themselves more food at mealtime and, in turn, eat more, a study in the journal Pediatrics suggests. Previous research has shown that dishware size influences how much food adults serve themselves and eat. And some studies have indicated that children eat more when served larger portions. […]

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