Children and Exercise

Following the recent discussion (on this blog) regarding obesity, genetics, and lifestyle choices, I believe the study below will be of particular interest. Even a Little Extra Exercise Lowers Kids’ Risk of Obesity As stated within: “In a cross-sectional study of more than 5,000 12-year-olds, a daily quarter-hour of moderate to vigorous exercise was associated […]

Obesity Takes An Economic Toll

A recent study suggests the following: “The average workers’ compensation medical claims cost per 100 employees was $51,019 for obese workers and $7,503 for non-obese workers, according to the study, conducted by Duke University researchers and published in Monday’s edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine. “ The full article is available at the link […]