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Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later

Exercise in Youth Boosts Bone Strength Later

  Physical exercise at a young age increases bone health, and those benefits continue with age, a new study of baseball players finds. And people who continue to exercise as they grow older have even greater bone health benefits, said lead researcher Stuart Warden, associate dean...

Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost

Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost

Looking for new ways to motivate your kids to be active? Gardening can provide a good workout for children, according to a new study. Researchers assessed 17 South Korean children, about age 12, as they did a number of gardening chores such as digging, raking, hoeing, weeding, mixing...

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs' And food waste hasn't increased because of the new guidelines, study finds   TUESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News) -- Under new U.S. guidelines on school lunches, low-income students are eating more fruits and vegetables,...

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids SATURDAY, Feb. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep and being physically fit are...

Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat

Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat

Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say Filling their own plate may help young kids learn to understand their body's hunger cues SATURDAY, Feb. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young children will better learn to recognize when they're full if they serve...

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