Tag Archives: childhood obesity

The Gift that Keeps on Giving: Healthy Habits

A new study out of Canada has revealed groundbreaking results: more time in front of the TV is linked to larger waists and weaker legs in young children. Although previous studies have made the correlation among TV time, obesity and other adverse health effects, no study has made the connection between specific aspects of physical […]

Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…

Is Mom's Lack of Vitamin D in Pregnancy Linked with Child's Weight?

Originally posted on Health & Family:
(Updated) Maintaining good health during pregnancy is one of the surest ways mothers can protect their developing babies’ well-being. A new study suggests that adequate levels of vitamin D could be one such protective factor. Some data have linked low vitamin D levels to weight gain and obesity in…