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The Institute of Medicine (IOM) today released a report that outlines comprehensive strategies for addressing the nation’s obesity epidemic… More
Food supplies the nutrients needed to fuel your body so you can perform your best. Go, Slow, Whoa is a simple way to recognize foods that are the smartest choices.
- Foods: Eat almost anytime (Most often) — they are lowest in fat, added sugar, and calories
- Foods: Eat sometimes (Less often) — they are higher in fat, added sugar, and/or calories
- Foods: Eat once in a while (Least often) — they are very high in fat and/or added sugar, and are much higher in calories
ORLANDO, Fla.—A new analysis of federal data provides a dismal picture of children’s cardiovascular health that suggests the current generation of teenagers could be at risk of increased heart disease.
The study, which examined children between 12 and 19 years old in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, found that the adolescents performed poorly overall on a set of seven criteria set by the American Heart Association for ideal cardiovascular health.