Monday, November 30, 2009

Kids Should Get Moving To Avoid Obesity

“Vigorous exercise may be an especially good way to keep kids lean, but sitting around, in and of itself, doesn't appear to have a major role in making them fat, new research shows. Based on the findings, the researchers say, children should still be encouraged to limit their sedentary time, but this alone won't be enough to tackle childhood obesity. ‘Interventions may therefore need to incorporate higher intensity-based activities to curb the growing obesity epidemic,’ they conclude.”

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