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Posts tagged "childhood obesity" within Fit Life

Mom’s Eating Habits May Play a Role in a Child’s Risk of Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, February 19, 2013


Are you struggling to get your child to eat more healthfully? Is a picky eater making mealtime miserable? The answer could be closer than you think: A new study suggests that a mother’s eating habits and attitudes toward food could be the key to creating healthy eaters.




Active Video Games Do Not Lead to Increased Exercise in Children

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, February 29, 2012


In an age where modern technology rules, some parents may have purchased active video games — or exergames — for their children, hoping that these would get them moving. Find out why these hopes may not come true. ACE-sponsored research studies also shed light on if the Wii exergames are effective — or not.




Celebrate Second Birthday of "Let's Move!" and Watch How Michelle Obama Inspires Kids to Get Active

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, February 09, 2012


Find out how Michelle Obama kicked off the second anniversary celebrations of her 'Let's Move!' campaign! And watch the latest talk show host to challenge the fit first lady.




Is it true that metabolism decreases with age?

By Natalie Digate Muth on Wednesday, February 01, 2012


The scenario plays out time and again: last year’s clothes fit more snugly and the number on the scale reads higher. Is it true that as you age, weight gain along with a decreased metabolism is inevitable? Get the facts and learn how you can stay fit throughout the years.




Georgia's Anti-Obesity Ad Campaign Should Offer Solutions

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 24, 2012


ACE Experts weigh in on the controversy around Georgia's stark, alarming anti-childhood obesity ads; and offer solutions-oriented resources.




US Obesity Rate Is Not Decreasing, CDC Says

By ACE FITNESS on Tuesday, January 17, 2012


Learn more about the current trend in US obesity rates and what that means for you and your family.




Fat Joe Inspires Fans to Lose Weight, Joins Fight Against Childhood Obesity

By ACE FITNESS on Wednesday, January 11, 2012


Fat Joe is a living weight loss success story, and is using his platform to inspire fans and youth to get healthy, too. Watch what he has to say about weight loss and getting healthy.




Teenagers Forego Soda When They Know Exercise Amount Required to Burn It Off

By ACE FITNESS on Monday, December 19, 2011


Many health experts believe sugary soda is to blame for the obesity epidemic, but how do we get teenagers to drop the sweet habit and drink water instead?





Study Finds Less Than One-third of California Students are Physically Fit

By ACE FITNESS on Thursday, December 01, 2011


The state of California released results from its Physical Fitness Test on Wednesday. Get details on how students scored — are they fitter than last year?