# childhood obesity

breakfast
by Bridget Creel, Dec 29, 2015 | 12:44 pm

When it comes to childhood obesity, the numbers tell all. According to the...

Study: Playing Candy Crush Actually Makes Kids Eat More Candy
by Karen Lo, Dec 22, 2015 | 10:44 am

Playing digital games that focus on food, like the ever-popular Candy Crush...

1 in 5 Kids Has Unhealthy Levels of Cholesterol, National Health Center Finds
by Karen Lo, Dec 15, 2015 | 11:15 am

One out of every five American kids has poor cholesterol readings, ...

Kids Are Seeing More Junk Food Ads on TV, Despite Industry Promises
by Karen Lo, Nov 3, 2015 | 4:29 pm

Despite pledges from junk food companies to cut down on advertising, children are seeing more targeted snack food ads than they have in recent...

Obese Children See Improved Health Within 10 Days of Cutting Sugar, Study Shows
by Karen Lo, Oct 30, 2015 | 3:08 pm

Obese children — currently an estimated third of the youth...

by Joanna Fantozzi, Sep 3, 2015 | 10:54 am

It took more than an entire White House term, but it looks like First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to bring ...

School Lunches Have Gotten Much Healthier in the Last Few Years, Data Shows
by Karen Lo, Aug 31, 2015 | 8:00 am

School lunches have gotten significantly healthier since 2012 — when...

High-Fat Diets Affect Children
by Samantha Neudorf, Aug 25, 2015 | 2:33 pm

We recently reported that salt levels in children’s fast food meals are...

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