Sunday, November 12, 2006

Exercise Good for Teens

Exercise good for waist and heart in obese teens (Reuters)

Low glycemic index diet may help women stay slim (Reuters)
Reuters - Staying away from simple carbohydrates and eating plenty of fiber may help women avoid packing on pounds as they get older, a study by Danish researchers suggests.

EU warns of obesity crisis (AP)
AP - The European Commission on Thursday hailed several food and beverage multinationals � often seen as culprits in obesity � for pledging to help fight the flab in Europe.

Exercise good for waist and heart in obese teens (Reuters)
Reuters - Regular exercise helps obese children shed more than just excess weight. It also reduces the likelihood of heart disease by improving the health of their arteries.

Compound in Red Wine Boosts Health of Obese Mice (HealthDay)
HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- In another study that suggests red wine may be good for your health, researchers found that old, obese mice that were fed a high-fat diet plus the compound resveratrol were healthier and lived longer than their counterparts that didn't get resveratrol.

Air New Zealand says new system will nab overweight bags (AFP)
AFP - Air New Zealand is to introduce a new electronic baggage system, which the airline has said would collect five million dollars (3.3 million US) annually from overweight baggage.

China weighs threat of 60 million obese citizens (Reuters)
Reuters - Newly rich China, where the wealth gap is expanding year by year, has more than double as many obese people as it has people living in abject poverty, Xinhua news agency said on Monday.

Exercise good for waist and heart in obese teens (Reuters)
Reuters - Regular exercise helps obese children shed more than just excess weight. It also reduces the likelihood of heart disease by improving the health of their arteries.