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Social marketing campaign found effective to promote healthy recipes

Two studies indicate that social marketing campaign could be an effective way to help low-income families in the United States eat more nutritious meals through fast, tasty, affordable and healthy recipes.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/4 9:32:07

Child obesity in England "a state of emergency": health experts

A leading expert in child health said Thursday obesity and overweight in children in England is entering a state of emergency.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/4 8:15:29

US study finds wide exposure to environmental pollutants among pregnant women

A new study in San Francisco indicates that pregnant women, especially those from low-income and Latino families, have widespread exposure to environmental pollutants and many chemicals are absorbed at greater levels by fetuses than by the pregnant women.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/3 8:14:39

Summer breaks make US kids obese: study

US kids are at greater risk of becoming overweight or obese during summer vacation than during the school year, a new study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/3 7:41:46

One egg per day may help keep stroke away: study

Eating an egg a day may cut the risk of stroke by 12 percent, a new study funded by the American Egg Board said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/2 8:18:51

China to promote fitness, leisure industry

The General Office of the State Council has recently published a guideline to improve the fitness and leisure industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/28 23:05:02

Air pollution may damage blood vessels even in healthy young adults: study

Air pollution may cause blood vessel damage and inflammation, even in healthy young adults, a US study said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/26 9:20:35

Cutting nicotine key to ending tobacco addiction: New Zealand study

Cigarettes with very low nicotine levels could have huge benefits in cutting smoking rates, according to a New Zealand study out Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/25 11:26:25

Daily exercise contributes to decrease of diabetes risk

Regular exercise at certain levels can help drive down the risk of type two diabetes, according to a study released Tuesday by the University College London (UCL).
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/19 9:58:57

Meet 71-year-old gym regular

The 71-year-old Bai Jinqin has done Yoga for 11 years and is now known as Little Bai in her gym in the northern city of Tianjin in China. She used to suffer a number of serious illnesses and this is why she started to work out on a regular basis. She now goes to the gym six days a week, where she will do Yoga, Pilates and strength trainings.
Source: | 2016/10/13 17:41:38