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Child Grandfather

Childhood Obesity Linked to Early Death

An article in the New England Journal of Medicine leaves little room for doubt that childhood obesity leads to premature death and reduced quality of life. Just in case the social stigma and negative body image that accompany obesity in childhood

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Mountain biker

Exercise and Weight Loss

A couple months ago, there was an article in Time Magazine discounting the role of exercise in weight loss. Apparently this is the story that just won’t die. Gretchen Reynolds wrote a post for the NY Times Well blog last

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Meatless Monday

Meatless Mondays and Beyond

Did you know that the Baltimore City Public Schools have gone meatless in their cafeterias every Monday? What is happening in the city schools’ food service department is nothing short of a revolution. In recent months, I have read and

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