News tagged with weight status

Tendency to obesity starts with pre-schoolers

When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and obesity develop, you have to begin with the very young, says John Spence, a behavioural scientist in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Health
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Patterns of growth changing in Inuit preschoolers

Inuit preschoolers in Nunavut are as tall as their U.S. counterparts but they're also heavier, according to a new study published in the online edition of the International Journal of Circumpolar Health.

dateApr 19, 2010 in Health
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Chubby hubby is common, but ethnicity matters

( -- A new study helps untangle how marriage, gender and ethnicity are related to body weight. The study of almost 8,000 men and women will be published in the journal Obesity.

dateDec 01, 2009 in Health
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