Playing interactive video games helps kids stay fit. Credit: Getty Images
Playing video games makes kids fat.So say researchers at the Eastern Ontario Research Institute in Canada who ... ZAP! Oops, those guys just got vaporized...Studies offer two different views on video games and obesity. But are they really that different?
Kids who ate meals regularly with their family were 24 percent more apt to eat healthy. Credit: Getty Images
Taking time to sit down and eat as a family at dinner could help keep your children at healthy weights.A new study publish...Kids who eat frequent meals with their families eat healthier than those who do not.
They say nothing really changes when you turn 40. It's true. It's 41 that's the kicker. I turned 41 last December and have since experienced all sorts of surprising changes, like hair where once there was none and eyes -- eyes which have always se...Are you happy in the skin you are in?
Will banning Happy Meal toys make kids eat healthier? Credit: Ben Stansall, AFP / Getty ImagesFighting childhood obesity is a good thing. Unfortunately, some folks are too focused on the toys in our kids' hands rather than the unhealthy food i...
One would think the obvious answer to that question is yes. One would surmise that exercise would help anyone stop smoking, right? After all, you're striving to do something healthy, sort of the opposite of smoking, by getting out there and running...
Moms and dads of the under-5 set know them well. They're The Wiggles, the colorful, noisy, silly children's musical group from Australia. I remember the first time I saw them -- pre-motherhood -- and I thought, "What the heck? Are they for real?" But...
Despite earlier claims to the contrary, a new study has found that kids are not reluctant to eat healthy food. A University of Minnesota study found recently that school lunch sales don't decline when healthier meals are served, and, better, that tho...
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