According to a recently published study from Texas A&M University, researchers found that school desks allowing children to stand during the day could help reduce body mass numbers. Read more
Aussie children are fatter than ever before, risking their health and putting a huge strain on the system, new research suggests.
A study published on Friday on obesity in Australian children has revealed more than 30,000 may be considered severely obese, and the problem appears to have grown significantly in the past two decades. […]
Imagine telling the good folk of 1990 that in the near future, we’d be redesigning hospitals to accommodate the influx of obese patients.
Or that almost all of our sporting legends would be contractually obliged to advertise alcohol. Or most kids would be driven less than a kilometre to and from school.
Twenty-five years ago, these things […]
Being a parent is tough. Being a parent in 2016 is really tough when you think about all the ways our kids are being marketed to in negative ways. Today’s continuous loop of advertising is telling them to be slim, wear certain clothes, and to eat all those sweet, fatty, packaged foods on store shelves.