Physical inactivity is defined as not doing in any leisure-time physical activities over the last month – activities such as walking for exercise or gardening.
Your body mass index — or BMI — when you’re young does a better job predicting whether you will be obese later in life than your genes.
Several states 60% of adults will be obese. In states with the lowest rates, 40% of adults will be obese. About a quarter of US adults will be severely obese.
Seems like an easy question, until you take a closer look. Then things get messy. Measles is an easy call. What about obesity or the changes of normal aging?
Two-liter bottle of soda increased 64 percent; price of diet drinks jumped, too
While there are benefits and downsides of measuring kids’ height and weight at school, the pros outweigh the cons.