Navigation Links
3 Home Habits Help Youngsters Stay Slim
Date:2/8/2010

of sleep per night, and watching less than two hours of TV, video or DVDs a day.

The researchers found that in children routinely exposed to all three of these behaviors, the obesity rate was 14.3 percent. In children who weren't exposed to any of these behaviors, the obesity rate was 24.5 percent.

Anderson said that each behavior was associated with a 17 percent reduction in the risk in obesity.

These findings held true even when the researchers controlled for factors that may affect a child's risk of obesity, including maternal obesity, race, gender, socioeconomic status and living in a single-parent household.

Anderson pointed out that this study could only find an association between these behaviors and a child's risk of obesity. The study was not designed to assess cause and effect.

"We don't know if it's the routines per se, or if it's the parenting associated with these routines or something else correlated with these routines, but we do know these routines are associated with a lower incidence of obesity," said Anderson.

"These are relatively simple things that you can do in your home that change the health environment of your child. Not only will it help your child with obesity risk, but plenty of other studies have shown that it will also help with behavior and cognitive development. These are great changes to make if they're not already in place," said Dr. Jennifer Helmcamp, a pediatrician and director of the Jump Start Pediatric Weight Management Clinic at Scott & White Healthcare in Round Rock, Texas.

If it seems impossible to institute all three of these behaviors, Anderson said that any one of them alone can have an effect. "Each of these routines was related to a lower risk of obesity, so you can choose to try the one that you think you'll have the most success with. If you're already doing one, consider doing another," she suggested.

Helmcamp said it can be
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Dermatologists Launch New Web Site and Game to Teach Kids about Healthy Skin, Hair and Nail Habits
2. Habits May Keep Couples Together or Tear Them Apart
3. Hand-Washing Habits Still Need Improvement: Survey
4. LYSOL(R) Launches Healthier Habits Rewards Program at Schools Nationwide to Help Protect Families from Germs, Such as H1N1
5. Two-Thirds of Americans Concerned About H1N1, But Most Dont Change Hygiene Habits
6. Change in Seasons: Ideal Time to Review Healthy Aging Habits
7. Regular Yoga May Improve Eating Habits
8. Long-term exercise, healthy eating habits in young adults: U-M study
9. Parents Concerned About Kids After-School Snacking Habits
10. Stress, Bad Bedtime Habits Cause Insomnia
11. Eating Habits in the Obese May Echo Drug Addicts Patterns
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 For its December issue ... AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans* ... the varied strategies the two Blues plans are implementing ... treatments for sleep apnea, ranging from brick-and-mortar retail stores ... linked to increased rates of a variety of serious ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... November 26, 2014 With a redesign ... Dr. Steven Meier has enhanced the user experience ... and prospective patients an online destination for orthopedic and ... to present the new and improved version of the ... it easier than ever for current and prospective patients ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 GI for ... before seen reductions in prices of their popular nutritional ... Liposomal Vitamin D3 . Discounts of 40% will ... , GI for Life’s proprietary ColoVite supplement is a ... to promote colon health. One easy-to-take colon vitamin with ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Sonru, the video interviewing specialist, has today announced ... Chief Marketing Officer, in addition to the formal opening ... has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. He is ... Chief Marketing Officer. , Mr Jones is a seasoned ... senior roles with The Walt Disney Company and Adventis ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Anthropologists have identified concrete recommendations that ... Ebola, improve international support, and pave the way ... Africa. , The report, “Strengthening West African ... Insights,” will be made public during a press ... Fri., Dec. 5, 11 a.m., at the AAA ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AIS Newsletter Reports on Strategies Blues Plans Are Implementing to Combat Sleep Apnea 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Reports on Strategies Blues Plans Are Implementing to Combat Sleep Apnea 3Health News:Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Steven Meier Announces Relaunch Of Practice Website 2Health News:GI For Life Slashes Prices by 40% on Liposomal Vitamin D3 and ColoVite Colon Health Formula for a Limited Time 2Health News:Sonru Expansion continues with appointment of new executive team and opening of new London base 2Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 2Health News:Anthropologists Release Recommendations, Better Practices to Contain Ebola 3
... HILLS, Calif., Dec. 5 With the popularity ... looking for longer,lasting alternatives to prevent facial wrinkles. ... active practice in Beverly Hills,says, "Fillers such as ... suture material. When injected into tissue, all of,these ...
... in the Annals,of Emergency Medicine ("Increasing Rates of Emergency ... to 2003") finds the rate of,elderly Americans seeking emergency ... Kenneth L. Noller, MD, President of the American College ... on behalf of the Alliance of Specialty Medicine., ...
... cardiovascular troubles by 2035 , , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay ... to be overweight or obese adults and more likely ... studies conclude. , The first, out of Denmark, found ... risk of coronary heart disease as adults. , The ...
... 5 Eastern Insurance,Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EIHI ) ... has authorized a $0.05 per share quarterly cash,dividend on ... 28, 2007 to shareholders of record at the close ... parent company of Eastern Life and Health Insurance Company,("Eastern ...
... Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,(Nasdaq: IDEV ) today announced ... Conference on Thursday, December 13, 2007 at 12:30 PM,Eastern ... City. The,presentation will be web cast live and may ... website at http://www.indevus.com ., About Indevus, ...
... more complicated medical case, what makes different physicians ... Researchers at UC Davis have identified several key ... of a patients medical appointment, and ultimately with ... , In a new study, "Primary Care Visit ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Facial Deformity Danger? 2Health News:Dramatic Growth Projected in Visits by Elderly Patients to Emergency Departments Underscores Urgency of Medicare Physician Payment Fix 2Health News:Overweight Kids Often Become Obese, Unhealthy Adults 2Health News:Overweight Kids Often Become Obese, Unhealthy Adults 3Health News:Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend 2Health News:Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend 3Health News:Indevus Pharmaceuticals To Present at RBC Capital Markets Conference 2Health News:Indevus Pharmaceuticals To Present at RBC Capital Markets Conference 3Health News:New UC Davis study finds physician style and HMO affiliation impact lengths of patient visit 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... 2014 According to the ... Source (Electric, Battery, Pneumatic), by Product (Drill, Saw, ... by Application (Orthopedic, ENT, Oral, Thoracic, Neurology) - ... Powered Surgical Instruments Market is estimated to be ... and is expected to grow at a moderate ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 25, 2014  goBalto, ... solutions, has been recognized as a winner of Red ... received a Global Top 100 North America award in ... the international technology landscape. Red Herring,s Top ... for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring ...
(Date:11/26/2014)...  Medtronic,s roughly $43 billion acquisition and ... in the media for its US Federal tax ... player in one of the fastest growing device ... research firm said  the two companies compete in ... of solutions spanning inpatient to home care, and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 2Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 3Powered Surgical Instruments Market Worth $2.1 Billion by 2019 4goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 2goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 3Medtronic - Covidien: Beyond Taxes, Deal Will Create Patient Monitoring Power, according to Kalorama Information 2Medtronic - Covidien: Beyond Taxes, Deal Will Create Patient Monitoring Power, according to Kalorama Information 3
... 24 GeoVax Labs, Inc. (OTC,Bulletin Board: GOVX) ... their candidate AIDS,vaccine failed to provide protection in a ... Merck trial involving high risk volunteers, an equal number ... Data Safety,Monitoring Board recommended that the trial be stopped ...
... 24 Progen Pharmaceuticals,Limited (ASX: PGL; Nasdaq: PGLA) ... of PI-88 in combination with the chemotherapeutic agent,docetaxel ... cancer did not meet,its primary endpoint of significantly ... docetaxel alone. The trial also did not meet ...
Cached Medicine Technology:GeoVax Labs, Inc. Comments on Discontinuance of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial 2GeoVax Labs, Inc. Comments on Discontinuance of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial 3GeoVax Labs, Inc. Comments on Discontinuance of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial 4GeoVax Labs, Inc. Comments on Discontinuance of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial 5Progen Announces PI-88 Phase 2 Lung Cancer Results 2
... Catheters make motility testing simpler ... catheters set up in seconds ... with every sensor circumferential, Air-Charged ... anatomical irregularities. For advanced performance ...
Manometric Calibration System for LATITUDE® Air-Charged Catheter...
Solid State Manometry Catheter Accessory., ,Manometric calibrators are required for calibration of solid state catheters., ,Each type of catheter requires a unique calibrator....
Esophageal and Anorectal Solid State Catheter Adapter Cable for Polygraf ID...
Medicine Products: