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AUG 26, 2014 - Huffington Post

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This App Could Help Kids Develop Healthy Eating Habits

There are numerous apps out there to help adults track their food consumption and lose weight, but what about an app that helps children develop healthier eating habits? Joanna Struber joined HuffPost Life host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the kid-friendly food tracking app she founded, Kurbo. “Food tracking is a great way to pay attention to what you’re eating and ...

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AUG 22, 2014 - Huffington Post

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What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body Weight

By Michelle Stopa Over one-third of adults in the United Sates are obese, and many other nations struggle with obesity. One weight-loss strategy may come from something most people do every day — the daily commute. Commuters have many available modes of transportation — like driving, walking and taking the subway — that can positively or negatively affect their fitness. ...

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AUG 21, 2014 - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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60-Second Know-It-All: Body Mass Index (BMI)

The BMI metric doesn't take into account such basic characteristics as how the body's fat is distributed, or even how much of the body's weight may come from lean muscle tissue.

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AUG 13, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Excess body weight boosts risk of 10 common cancers

Researchers calculated that 12,000 cases of these 10 cancers every year in the UK were attributable to excess body weight. Measured as a ratio of weight in kilogrammes-to-height in metres squared, a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight, and 30 plus as obese. "Each five kg/m2 increase in BMI was clearly linked with higher risk ...

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