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  • Medical cost of childhood obesity is $19,000, researchers say

    Medical cost of childhood obesity is $19,000, researchers say
    Are the millions of dollars spent to try to reverse childhood obesity a good investment? One answer might be found in the cost if the condition goes unchecked: about $19,000 per obese child in lifetime medical costs, researchers reported Monday.
  • Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds

    Bright light - early and often - linked to lower BMI, study finds
    To maximize your chances of fighting flab, new research offers some simple advice: Wake up early and go outside. People who loaded up on light exposure at the beginning of the day were most likely to have a lower body mass index, according to a study...

    Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate

    Warning: Sugary drink warning labels advance in Senate
    A California Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to mandate warning labels on sweetened drinks that contain at least 50 calories per cup. Which invites the question: Who reads drink labels? Supporters of SB 1000, including Sen. Bill Monning (D-...

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats

    Junk food makes you lazy: Study looks at overweight, unmotivated rats
    You know an unhealthy diet can make you fat, but new research suggests it can sap your motivation too. In a study published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, researchers at UCLA found that rats fed a diet low in fat but high in simple sugars and...

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'

    Trying to lose weight? Willpower is more than saying 'I won't'
    Each time health psychologist Kelly McGonigal teaches her Science of Willpower class, she asks students to select a willpower challenge to focus on during the 10-week course. Though students' goals are diverse — kicking nicotine or getting out of...