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Early Bird Kids Leaner

Australian study finds “early to bed and early to rise" helps youths stay slimmer and more physically active than their night-owl friends.

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Office Work Link To Obesity

A Canadian study suggests declining physical activity levels at work might explain the rise in overweight and obesity.

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Is The Rat Race Making Us Fat?

Stressed rodents may have uncovered an important clue about how coping with the rat race of modern life has contributed to people gaining weight.

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What Do Couch Potatoes Eat?

With fast food advertising during children's television viewing becoming increasingly controversial, is there any evidence to support the argument that TV consumption influences diet?

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Appetite For Life

If you find yourself struck by an attack of the munchies after quitting, rest assured it's nothing out of the ordinary. Many ex-smokers report their appetite increases in the weeks after their decision to stop smoking.

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Eating Strategically: Part 2

One of the reasons diets so often fail is that willpower only takes you so far in resisting temptation. For long term success, getting strategic about how you deal with food can make eating well far less painful.

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Large Waist Big Health Risk

Large European study confirms that a large waistline can almost double your risk of dying prematurely, even if your body mass index is ‘normal'.

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Tips On Curbing Childhood Obesity

What can schools and other interested adults do to help combat the childhood obesity epidemic? Experts have provided a checklist.

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Weight Gain Link To What You Drink

For weight loss, what you drink may be more important than what you eat.

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Obesity Weighs Heavily On Young Minds

Overweight children face an increased risk of having poor self esteem during early adolescence.

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Shaping Up For A Drink

Could the shape of our glass have a significant effect on how much we drink?

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Lulled By Low Fat Label?

Did you have another bowl because the label said "low fat"? Well, be warned that low fat is not necessarily "low kilojoule". And consuming these foods can lead us to eat up to 45 per cent more kilojoules.

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Steer Clear Of Soft Drinks

Are there particular foods that put your child at greater risk of weight gain and even obesity? A Deakin University study suggests soft drinks give cause for concern.

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Filling up? Think French

Why don't the French get fat, considering all the wine, cheese, pate and pastries they eat? The answer may lie in their eating habits.

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Waist-To-Hip Worries

How can we tell when a "plus-sized" body shape has gone beyond cuddly to be at significant risk of heart attack? Scientists say a simple measure offers an accurate risk assessment.

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