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Baby Weight Wars

(0) Comments | Posted May 15, 2013 | 5:28 PM

Standard grids suggest a pregnant woman should gain between 25-35 pounds. By the early 1990s, authorities recognized that underweight women might need to gain more weight and women who conceived while overweight may not need to gain as much. Today, weight gain during pregnancy gets plenty of attention,...

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The BMI Paradox: Thin Kids Eat More Candy

(6) Comments | Posted July 19, 2011 | 1:24 PM

A USDA funded study with partial support by the National Confectioners Association recently published remarkable findings. Kids who eat candy are thinner and have lower BMIs than kids who don't.

The study's authors would like us to believe that this study published in Food & Nutrition Research...

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Fighting Child Obesity Starts in the Womb

(12) Comments | Posted February 18, 2011 | 7:39 AM

In January, 2011, Endocrinetoday.com reported a change in the definition of gestational diabetes in attempt to stem the increase of diabetes and obesity in future generations. While more pregnant women will be diagnosed with GDM, these women should have access to more nutrition support.

Americans...

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