Tag: Obesity

Protect Children from Childhood Obesity: Drink Water!

16 September, 2014 No Comments

Water is the only drink that is essential. In fact, our children’s bodies contain 60% water, several litres of which are eliminated daily through perspiration and urine primarily. So this elimination needs to be balanced. Eating food (especially fruits and vegetables) is of course one way of introducing water into the body, but the most […]

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Obesity in children

According to WHO (World Health Organization), obesity has doubled worldwide since the 1980s and now affects 35% of adults, and 7% of children. 30% of kids in America are obese as against 27% in Portugal and 15% in France. The governments of the most affected countries are trying implement measures designed to curb this explosion […]

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Why is fiber so important?

20 September, 2011 No Comments

Dietary fiber helps reach satiety quicker and delays hunger pangs, thereby limiting the risk of overeating, which in turn helps preventing obesity. Conversely, a lack of dietary fiber can lead to gastric and intestinal disorders, such as constipation or diarrhea.

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