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Excessive use of baby formula may lead to childhood obesity


17 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Infants receiving excessive protein intake during the first two years of life, most likely through baby formula, are facing the danger of childhood obesity, new research found. Pediatric health experts will discuss in Melbourne, Australia the new study‚Äôs findings and possibly mare recommendations for altering the dietary regimen for infants.…

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Childhood obesity tackled poorly worldwide


19 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Obesity, already a global epidemic, is not being dealt with effectively, scientists said. Researchers claimed that childhood obesity rates have reached significantly higher rates compared to a generation ago, and while the rates are beginning to level off in some countries, there is no one country in particular that could…

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Sugary drinks tax in Australia aims at reducing childhood obesity


20 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
In Australia, it is estimated that a tax on sugary drinks may curtail the rise of childhood obesity, saving the country billions in medical costs, according to leading health groups. Four health organizations joined their efforts for the first time urging the federal government to create a strategy for dealing…