Probiotics May Help Manage Childhood Obesity, Study FindsMore than 340 million children and adolescents, globally, were overweight or obese in 2016, meaning they're at greater risk for obesity and disease later in life, and even early death. One solution to the growing burden could be found by turning attention to kids' gut health.
Household Disinfectants Could Be Making Kids Overweight, Study SaysMulti-surface cleaners and other commonly used household disinfectants could be making children overweight by altering the bacteria found in their guts, a new study shows.
West Sacramento Playground Equipment Geared Toward Fighting Childhood ObesityFor Diego and Johnathan Garcia, the Bryte Park playground doesn’t mean burning calories on your typical swing and slide set. They’re bouncing between crayon-colored training equipment with a full-body workout in mind.
Schools Increasingly Check Students For ObesityChula Vista school district among schools working to calculate BMI for students.
CDC Report: Calif. Childhood Obesity DecliningThe childhood obesity rate is on the decline in California according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; and the Golden State is among 19 states with a lower rate.
How To Help Your Kids Choose The Best Extra-Curricular ActivitiesHelp your kids learn and prepare for the future through after-school activities.