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Schools that ban junk food are 18% lighter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Here's some simple math for school officials and parents in the fight against childhood obesity: School lunchtimes minus snack food equals a much lighter student body. Literally.

dateOct 28, 2010 in Health
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'Comfort food' a stress killer: Australian study

A high-fat, high-sugar diet could have the same effect on brain chemistry as mood-altering drugs, giving scientific support to the craving for "comfort food", Australian researchers said Tuesday.

dateNov 24, 2009 in Health
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How to... eat for health

Fixing these common mistakes will help many people be healthier, says Dr. Phillip Snider, a family physician in Virginia Beach, Va.

dateFeb 15, 2009 in Health
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Study shows parents back junk-food ban in schools

(PhysOrg.com) -- The issues surrounding children being overweight or obese plague society. In fact, the prevalence of these rates has tripled in the past three decades. But the University of Alberta's Paul ...

dateSep 28, 2009 in Health
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